graph shows NC's rate roughly parallel to the overall US rate for most of the decade. Both rates increased in 2020, but NC's rate went up sharply.

Firearm-related mortality rates, children ages 0 to 17 in the US (green line) and North Carolina (blue line), 2011-2020. Credit: NC Child Fatality Task Force

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