Q5: Q.5 Do you think stricter gun control laws would reduce the amount of violent crime in this country, or not? IF YES: Would it reduce it a lot, or just somewhat?

Do you think stricter gun control laws would reduce the amount of violent crime in this country, or not? [IF YES:] Would it reduce it a lot, or just somewhat?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Would reduce crime, A LOT 23029.2%
2 Would reduce crime, JUST SOMEWHAT 16621.1%
3 Would not reduce crime 37647.7%
Missing Data
-1 System Missing 10.1%
8 DK/No opinion 151.9%
Total 788 100%

Based upon 772 valid cases out of 788 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.19
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 3.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 3
  • standard deviation: 0.87

Location: 146-147 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -9 , -7 , -6 , -5 , -4 , -1 , 8

Notes

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.

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