The Hospital Costs of Firearm Assaults


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According to Urban Institute's latest release, there is an improved attention on U.S. gun violence outcomes.

The released report provides an in-depth information on the prevalence and cost of U.S. firearm assaults. The report looks into the emergency department (ED) visitation expenses and hospital admissions for firearm assault victims in the country in 2010. These costs are further examined according to patient gender, age, median household income, and insurance status.

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