In one study 3/4 of children knew where guns were stored in their home. (reference)
1/3 of parents with guns in the home report using safe firearm storage (eg, guns locked and unloaded). (reference)
3/4 of school shooters used a family member’s firearm. (reference)
Practicing safer household firearm storage may Reduce firearm fatalities for youth. (reference)
Compiled by Gabriela Mujal and Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, for AFFIRM Research.