Q4: Q.4 Do you think states should or should not be required to report mentally ill people to a federal database, in order to prevent them from buying guns?
Do you think states should or should not be required to report mentally ill people to a federal database, in order to prevent them from buying guns? [GET ANSWER AND ASK:] Do you feel that way strongly, or only somewhat?
|1||Should be required, STRONGLY||538||68.3%|
|2||Should be required, SOMEWHAT||110||14.0%|
|3||Should NOT be required, SOMEWHAT||51||6.5%|
|4||Should NOT be required, STRONGLY||50||6.3%|
Based upon 749 valid cases out of 788 total cases.
- mean: 1.48
- median: 1.00
- mode: 1.00
- minimum: 1
- maximum: 4
- standard deviation: 0.89
Location: 156-157 (width: 2; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
(Range of) Missing Values: -9 , -7 , -6 , -5 , -4 , -1 , 8
Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News/The Washington Post Gun Poll, April 2007.
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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.