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Economic burden of US youth violence injuries

JAMA Pediatrics

2023-09-18
(Press-News.org) About The Study: This economic evaluation’s findings indicate that the economic burden of youth violence, including medical care, lost productivity, reduced quality of life from injury morbidity, and avoidable mortality, reached $122 billion in 2020, dominated by male firearm homicides. Prevention strategies can reduce this substantial burden. 

Authors: Cora Peterson, Ph.D., of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.3235)

Editor’s Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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[Press-News.org] Economic burden of US youth violence injuries
JAMA Pediatrics