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Response to gejohnston (Reply #79)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 10:02 PM

86. Lot's of reasons.

Why? I donít know. There are hundreds if not thousands of researchers trying to figure out those kind of things.
High rate of what? Murders?
In my # 71 I searched to find most recent available CREDIBLE source of firearm homicide rates of US cities to get a perspective on Chicago. I provided my source. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6018a1.htm?s_cid=mm6018a1_w
At that site you can see Phoenix had a firearm homicide rate of 10.6 per 100,000 Chicago 11.6. Thatís about 9%, (not twice as high) higher than Phoenix.
Do you know why those seven of eight cities I listed had firearms homicide rates at least double (thatís twice as high) Chicagoís?

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