Q52: Q52. OWN FIREARM FOR PROTECTION OR RECREATION

Do you own that/(IF YES IN BOTH Q50 AND Q51, "THOSE") firearm(s) mainly for protection reasons or mainly for recreational reasons?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Protection 1157.6%
2 Recreation 42828.4%
3 (VOL.) Both equally 815.4%
Missing Data
9 DK/No opinion 130.9%
. - 86857.7%
Total 1,505 100%

Based upon 624 valid cases out of 1,505 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.95
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 3
  • standard deviation: 0.56

Location: 108-108 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 0 , 9 , .

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, January 1985 .

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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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