Mouseover the map below to see each state’s gun-related death rate in 2014.

Data is based on the latest available figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s analysis of 2014 death certificates. All reported gun-related deaths are counted, including homicides, accidents and suicides (the latter of which

Source:: The Lowdown

MAP: Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Gun Death Rates? 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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