firearm safety Archives
Study finds significant increased risk of future health issues for youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries
Jan. 4, 2024—A Vanderbilt study found that youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries have a significantly increased risk of hospitalizations, emergency department visits, outpatient visits and costs in the 12 months following injury compared to youth without a firearm injury.
Apr. 12, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that most Tennessee parents who own firearms agree with ways to safely store their firearms that have been shown through peer-reviewed research to reduce the risk of unintended harm to children.
Mar. 9, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that a majority of Tennessee parents agree on several firearm-related school safety measures.