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Increase of firearm fatalities among American children and teenagers spikes up by almost 50% in 2019-2021

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Gun related deaths among children and teens in United States increased by 50% in Two years, according to a Pew Research Center analysis released this week.

before the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in 2019 no of gunAssociated deaths among Americans children It added that adolescents under the age of 18 reached 1,732.

But by 2021, that number has increased dramatically to 2,590.

“the gun death rate within children The number of teens rose from 2.4 deaths per 100,000 minor residents in 2019 to 3.5 per 100,000 two years later, an increase of 46%, according to the analysis.

Pew Research Center conducted the analysis in getting up of a fatal School shooting on March 27th in Nashville, Tennessee that killed six peopleincluding three children.

number f rate of children And the teenagers were shot dead in 2021 was higher ever since at least 1999, the center said.

Pew Research Center analysis latest Annual death statistics from the centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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