Rising number of Florida children and teens injured by guns

The data shows an increase in hospitalized children and teenagers for firearm injuries, by year and age group.

A data chart shows a horizontal bar graph organized by year, from 2018 to 2022, and age group, including under one year old, one to four years old, five to nine years old, ten to 14 years old and 15 to 19 years old. The visual shows that the number of firearm injuries sustained by children and teenagers is increasing from 333 injuries in 2018 to 410 injuries in 2022. The year 2020 had the most injuries overall at 457 hospitilizations.