Trends in Firearm and Motor Vehicle Deaths in the U.S.

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Description

Data shows the number of deaths due to firearms and the number of deaths due to motor vehicle accidents in the United States between 1968 and 1993.

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Format

A data frame with 26 observations on the following 3 variables.

Year

year

FirearmDeaths

deaths due to firearms (in thousands per year)

MotorVehicleDeaths

deaths due to motor vehicles (in thousands per year)

Source

Ramsey, F.L. and Schafer, D.W. (2013). The Statistical Sleuth: A Course in Methods of Data Analysis (3rd ed), Cengage Learning.

References

Data read from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention graph reported in The Oregonian, June 17, 1997.

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