Garen Wintemute

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Compliance with an ordinance requiring the use of personal flotation devices by children in public waterways
    Garen J Wintemute
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis, California
    West J Emerg Med 14:200-3. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Support for a comprehensive background check requirement and expanded denial criteria for firearm transfers: findings from the firearms licensee survey
    Garen J Wintemute
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    J Urban Health 91:303-19. 2014
  3. pmc Characteristics of federally licensed firearms retailers and retail establishments in the United States: initial findings from the firearms licensee survey
    Garen J Wintemute
    Susan P Baker Stephen P Teret Chair in Violence Prevention, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:1-26. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical aspects of stray bullet shootings in the United States
    Garen J Wintemute
    University of California, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:215-23. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Criminal activity and assault-type handguns: a study of young adults
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 32:44-50. 1998
  6. doi request reprint Disproportionate sales of crime guns among licensed handgun retailers in the United States: a case-control study
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Inj Prev 15:291-9. 2009
  7. pmc Gun shows and gun violence: fatally flawed study yields misleading results
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program and the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1856-60. 2010
  8. pmc Firearm retailers' willingness to participate in an illegal gun purchase
    Garen Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Urban Health 87:865-78. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Association between firearm ownership, firearm-related risk and risk reduction behaviours and alcohol-related risk behaviours
    Garen J Wintemute
    Inj Prev 17:422-7. 2011
  10. pmc Opportunities for state-level action to reduce firearm violence: proceeding from the evidence
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:e1-3. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Compliance with an ordinance requiring the use of personal flotation devices by children in public waterways
    Garen J Wintemute
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis, California
    West J Emerg Med 14:200-3. 2013
    ..We measure compliance with city and county ordinances, publicized but not actively enforced, requiring that PFDs be worn by children accessing public bodies of water in Sacramento County, California...
  2. ncbi request reprint Support for a comprehensive background check requirement and expanded denial criteria for firearm transfers: findings from the firearms licensee survey
    Garen J Wintemute
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    J Urban Health 91:303-19. 2014
    ..In both cases, support was associated with the intensity of respondents' exposure to illegal activities...
  3. pmc Characteristics of federally licensed firearms retailers and retail establishments in the United States: initial findings from the firearms licensee survey
    Garen J Wintemute
    Susan P Baker Stephen P Teret Chair in Violence Prevention, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:1-26. 2013
    ..Frequency of denied sales was strongly and directly associated with frequency of trace requests (pā€‰<ā€‰0.0001). These results are based on self-report but are consistent with those from studies using objective data...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical aspects of stray bullet shootings in the United States
    Garen J Wintemute
    University of California, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:215-23. 2012
    ..Stray bullet shootings contribute to a sense of risk in affected communities but have rarely been studied. We describe the epidemiology and clinical aspects of stray bullet shootings in the United States...
  5. ncbi request reprint Criminal activity and assault-type handguns: a study of young adults
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 32:44-50. 1998
    ..We studied a population of young adults who legally purchased handguns to determine whether an association exists between the purchase of an assault-type handgun and prior or subsequent criminal activity...
  6. doi request reprint Disproportionate sales of crime guns among licensed handgun retailers in the United States: a case-control study
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Inj Prev 15:291-9. 2009
    ..To determine risk factors among licensed firearm retailers for disproportionate sales of handguns that are later subjected to ownership tracing, generally after use in crime...
  7. pmc Gun shows and gun violence: fatally flawed study yields misleading results
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program and the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1856-60. 2010
    ..The study should not be used as evidence in formulating gun policy...
  8. pmc Firearm retailers' willingness to participate in an illegal gun purchase
    Garen Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Urban Health 87:865-78. 2010
    ..Sales of handguns that were later subjected to ownership tracing (a proxy measure for a gun's use in crime) were not more frequent among retailers who agreed to participate than among others, and other findings were unexpected as well...
  9. doi request reprint Association between firearm ownership, firearm-related risk and risk reduction behaviours and alcohol-related risk behaviours
    Garen J Wintemute
    Inj Prev 17:422-7. 2011
    ..The author concludes that firearm ownership and specific firearm-related behaviours are associated with alcohol-related risk behaviours...
  10. pmc Opportunities for state-level action to reduce firearm violence: proceeding from the evidence
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:e1-3. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, the study's analysis is overly simplified, and the recommendations are therefore misleading. We suggest alternatives that are evidence based...
  11. pmc Gun shows across a multistate American gun market: observational evidence of the effects of regulatory policies
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Western Fairs Building, UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Inj Prev 13:150-5. 2007
    ..To describe gun shows and assess the impact of increased regulation on characteristics linked to their importance as sources of guns used in crime...
  12. pmc Risk factors among handgun retailers for frequent and disproportionate sales of guns used in violent and firearm related crimes
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Inj Prev 11:357-63. 2005
    ..To determine the retailer and community level factors associated with frequent and disproportionate sales of handguns that are later used in violent and firearm related crimes (VFC handguns)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The life cycle of crime guns: a description based on guns recovered from young people in California
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:733-42. 2004
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  14. pmc Association between handgun purchase and mortality from firearm injury
    K M Grassel
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Inj Prev 9:48-52. 2003
    ..To determine the association between mortality from violent or firearm related injury and previous handgun purchase...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prior misdemeanor convictions as a risk factor for later violent and firearm-related criminal activity among authorized purchasers of handguns
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, USA
    JAMA 280:2083-7. 1998
    ..Under current federal law, many persons with prior convictions for misdemeanor offenses pass criminal records background checks and legally purchase handguns...
  16. ncbi request reprint Subsequent criminal activity among violent misdemeanants who seek to purchase handguns: risk factors and effectiveness of denying handgun purchase
    G J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    JAMA 285:1019-26. 2001
    ..Some states prohibit the purchase of handguns by persons convicted of selected misdemeanor crimes, but most do not. California has denied handgun purchases by violent misdemeanants since 1991; the effectiveness of these policies is unknown...
  17. doi request reprint Gun suicide by young people in California: descriptive epidemiology and gun ownership
    Mona A Wright
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:619-22. 2008
    ..The gun used was most often owned by the victim or a family member living in the victim's household. Prevention efforts should focus on gun ownership and accessibility...
  18. pmc Factors affecting a recently purchased handgun's risk for use in crime under circumstances that suggest gun trafficking
    Mona A Wright
    UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:352-64. 2010
    ..09, 95% CI 3.39 to 4.94). These findings persisted in multivariate analyses. Our findings suggest specific strategies for intervention to prevent gun violence...
  19. doi request reprint Felonious or violent criminal activity that prohibits gun ownership among prior purchasers of handguns: incidence and risk factors
    Mona A Wright
    Violence Prevention Research Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Trauma 69:948-55. 2010
    ..Federal law prohibits firearm possession by felons and certain others. Little is known about criminal activity resulting in new ineligibility to possess firearms among persons who have previously purchased them...
  20. pmc The epidemiology of firearm suicide in the United States
    Michael P Romero
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Urban Health 79:39-48. 2002
    ..Understanding the epidemiology of firearm suicide will increase awareness of firearm suicide as a major public health problem...
  21. ncbi request reprint Where the guns come from: the gun industry and gun commerce
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California at Davis, USA
    Future Child 12:54-71. 2002
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  22. doi request reprint Guns, fear, the Constitution, and the public's health
    Garen J Wintemute
    Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1421-4. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of current federal regulations on handgun safety features
    John S Milne
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:1-9. 2003
    ..We determine whether extending the factoring criteria to all handguns sold in the United States, as has been proposed in Congress, would increase the likelihood that safety devices would be included in new handgun designs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of intimate partner homicide among California women who purchase handguns
    Garen J Wintemute
    Ann Emerg Med 41:281-3. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Gun carrying among male adolescents as a function of gun ownership in the general population
    Garen J Wintemute
    Ann Emerg Med 41:428-9. 2003