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More American parents of teens are purchasing firearms during the pandemic, Firearm Safety Among Children & Teens study finds

color of law

Accomplished Advocate
Oct 7, 2007
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
The sky is falling. Garbage in garbage out. Supposedly per their numbers 1/2% of teens injured and 1/10% die. The reason for this is what? unknown.

In other words, there is no correlation between firearm purchases and the pandemic.


Regular Member
Aug 22, 2013
here nc

dougie, gotta call foul...once again you are spreading shock and awe misinformation citing BS pubs who use garbage data...


your 30 July 21 link you cited states
"...Patrick Carter, M.D., a co-author of the paper and co-director of the new Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention at the University of Michigan..."

yet there is no current study by this co-author but rather a 2019 study he was a co-author on...

further there is no organization specifically called Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens but rather it is funded as U of MI consortium. ICPSR, through a 2017 NICHD effort to increase research on child injury prevention.
unfortunately their firearm bias is obvious as they state unapologetically...

"ICPSR does not alter datasets deposited in FACTS in any way or review submissions for disclosure risk. Investigators submitting data to ICPSR are entirely responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of research subjects. The presence of identifiable or sensitive information must be indicated during the submission process."

as CoL stated, garbage in sludge out...

no publication found on ICPSR's listing w/that title nor w/authors zimmerman or carter.