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Deaths Resulting From Firearm- and Motor-Vehicle-Related Injuries—United States, 1968-1991

JAMA. 1994;271(7):495-496. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510310019012.
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Data on other racial/ethnic groups are provided in a separate report.1


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