Q11: REASON FOR SCHOOL SHOOTING
On April 20th of last year, some high school students in Littleton Colorado attacked and killed some of their classmates, using guns, pipe bombs and other explosives. What do you think is the main reason why this event happened?
|1||PARENTS DIDN'T PAY ATTENTION/PARENTS' NEGLECT||458||39.8%|
|2||PEER PRESSURE - KIDS WEREN'T LIKE BY OTHER KIDS, W||27||2.3%|
|3||AVAILABILITY OF GUNS, WEAPONS||87||7.6%|
|4||LACK OF RELIGION, MORAL VALUES||56||4.9%|
|5||KIDS HAD PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS||72||6.3%|
|6||PLAYED VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES||4||0.3%|
|7||IMITATE OTHER SCHOOL SHOOTINGS||5||0.4%|
|8||GOT INFORMATION ON INTERNET||8||0.7%|
|9||KIDS EXPOSED TO VIOLENCE IN TV AND MOVIES||90||7.8%|
|10||KIDS WERE FRUSTRATED, ALIENATED||52||4.5%|
|11||LACK OF DISCIPLINE||43||3.7%|
|12||SCHOOL/POLICE/OTHER LACK OF ATTENTION||86||7.5%|
|13||GANGS - TRENCH COAT MAFIA||2||0.2%|
Based upon 1,150 valid cases out of 1,150 total cases.
Location: 42-43 (width: 2; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 99
Source: This variable was taken from: CBS News Monthly Poll, April 2000.
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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.