Q54: Q54. THOUGHT OF BUYING FIREARM FOR PROTECTION

Have you ever thought about buying a firearm to protect yourself from criminals?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Yes 24015.9%
2 No 61941.1%
Missing Data
0 NA/Refused 80.5%
9 DK/No opinion 10.1%
. - 63742.3%
Total 1,505 100%

Based upon 859 valid cases out of 1,505 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.72
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.45

Location: 110-110 (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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