Teens More Likely to Carry Guns if Exposed to Violence, U-M Study Shows

July 5, 2023


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Teenagers who witness different types of violence are more likely to carry a firearm, according to a new study led by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. The study shows hows exposure to violence, regardless of whether that violence involves a gun, has a significant association with firearm carriage among youth ages 14-18.

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