VA10: MAIN REASON OWN GUN 1

What are the main reasons you own a gun?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 WORK 542.1%
2 PROTECTION 25910.3%
3 HUNTING 2058.1%
4 RECREATION 451.8%
5 AS PART OF A COLLECTION 361.4%
7 SOME OTHER REASON 321.3%
8 DK 20.1%
Missing Data
9 MISSING 20.1%
. - 1,88674.8%
Total 2,521 100%

Based upon 633 valid cases out of 2,521 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.82
  • median: 3.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 8
  • standard deviation: 1.38

Location: 46-46 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 9 , .

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: National Firearms Survey, 1999.

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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.

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