Definition: Number of firearm-related deaths among children and youth ages 0-24, by gender and cause (e.g., in 2015, there were 442 firearm-related homicides among male children and youth in California).
Data Source: California Dept. of Public Health, Death Statistical Master Files; CDC WONDER Online Database, Underlying Cause of Death 1999-2015 (Sept. 2017).
Footnote: 'Other' includes firearm-related deaths caused by "legal intervention/war and undetermined intent." Suicides are not reported for children under age 5.