Safe Storage Bibliography

Azrael D, Miller M, & Hemenway D. Are household firearms stored safely? It depends on whom you ask. Pediatrics. 2000; Vol.106 (3) p. e31.

Coyne-Beasley T, Baccaglini L, Johnson RM, Webster B, Wiebe DJ. Do partners with children know about firearms in their home? Evidence of a gender gap and implications for practitioners. Pediatrics. 2005 Jun;115(6):e662-7.

Coyne-Beasley T, Runyan CW, Baccaglini L, Perkis D, Johnson RM. Storage of poisonous substances and firearms in homes with young children as residents or visitors, and older adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2005; 28(1):109-15.

Coyne-Beasley T, Schoenbach VJ, Johnson RM. Love Our Kids, Lock Your Guns”: A community-based firearm safety counseling and gun lock distribution program. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001; 155:659-664.

Cummings P, Grossman C, Rivara FP, Koepsell TD. State gun safe storage laws and child mortality due to firearms. JAMA. 1997; Vol. 278 (13): 1084-1086.

Grossman DC, Mueller BA, Riedy C, Dowd DM, Villaveces A, Prodzinski, J, et. al. Gun storage practices and risk of youth suicide and unintentional firearm injuries. JAMA. 2005; 293(6):707-714.

  • This study measured the association of specific household firearm storage practices and the risk of unintentional and self-inflicted firearm injuries. It found that the four practices of keeping a gun locked, unloaded, storing ammunition locked and in a separate location are each associated with a protective effect.

Horn A, Grossman DC, Jones W, Berger LR. Community based program to improve firearm storage practices in rural Alaska. Inj Prev. 2003; 9:231-234.

Johnson RM, Miller M, Vriniotis M, Azrael D, Hemenway D. Are household firearms stored less safely in homes with adolescents? Analysis of a national random sample of parents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006; 160:788-792.

McGee KS, Coyne-Beasley T, Johnson RM. Review of evaluations of educational approaches to promote safe storage of firearms. Inj Prev. 2003;9:108-111.

Sidman EA, Grossman DC, Koepsell TD, D’Ambrosio L, Britt J, Simpson ES, et. al. Evaluation of a community-based handgun safe storage campaign. Pediatrics. 2005; Vol. 115 (6): e654-e661.