Firearm-Related Injuries among Children Ages 0 Through 14

The following fact sheet provides information about firearm-related injuries and deaths among the 0 through 14 year old population in the United States. It contains a review of data and information about the magnitude of the problem, shows how different demographic groups are impacted, and describes the circumstances surrounding these deaths and injuries. It also includes a list of risk and protective factors and some promising practices in firearm-related injury prevention.
For information on firearm-related injury data on youth, see CSN’s fact sheet Firearm-Related Injuries among Youth Ages 15 through 24.