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?
|1||Would reduce crime, A LOT||230||29.2%|
|2||Would reduce crime, JUST SOMEWHAT||166||21.1%|
|3||Would not reduce crime||376||47.7%|
Based upon 772 valid cases out of 788 total cases.
- 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
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.