Year: 1998 Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, v.15, suppl.3, (1998), p.57-66 SIEC No: 20050034

The authors evaluated the Massachusetts weapon-related injury (fatal & nonfatal gunshot wounds & sharp instrument assaults) surveillance system for system sensitivity, predictive value, representativeness, flexibility, usefulness, acceptability, & sustainability. They found that the system was timely, flexible, useful, acceptable & sustainable. (11 refs)