M A Wright
Affiliation: University of California
- People and guns involved in denied and completed handgun salesM A Wright
University of California Davis, 2315 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Inj Prev 11:247-50. 2005..The authors hypothesize that handguns involved in a denied purchase would more closely resemble those used in crime compared with handguns sold...
- Gun suicide by young people in California: descriptive epidemiology and gun ownershipMona 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...
- Factors affecting a recently purchased handgun's risk for use in crime under circumstances that suggest gun traffickingMona 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...
- Felonious or violent criminal activity that prohibits gun ownership among prior purchasers of handguns: incidence and risk factorsMona 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...
- Criminal activity and assault-type handguns: a study of young adultsG 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...
- Prior misdemeanor convictions as a risk factor for later violent and firearm-related criminal activity among authorized purchasers of handgunsG 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...
- Subsequent criminal activity among violent misdemeanants who seek to purchase handguns: risk factors and effectiveness of denying handgun purchaseG 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...
- Risk factors among handgun retailers for frequent and disproportionate sales of guns used in violent and firearm related crimesG 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)...
- Association between handgun purchase and mortality from firearm injuryK 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...