Prognosis of Firearm Injury


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Firearm Injury usually refers to the likely outcome of Firearm Injury. The prognosis of Firearm Injury may include the duration of Firearm Injury, chances of complications of Firearm Injury, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Firearm Injury, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Firearm Injury. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Deaths from Firearm Injury: 28,874 annual deaths from firearm injuries in 1999 USA including 16,599 for suicide and 10,828 for homicide (NVSR Sep 2001); 3.5 per 100,000 in Canada 19971

1. Canadian Injury Data, Statistics Canada, 1996-1997

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