Q6: Q.6 What do you think is the best way to reduce gun violence in this country:

[ROTATE ORDER OF ITEMS IN PARENTHESES] What do you think is the best way to reduce gun violence in this country: (by passing stricter gun control laws), or (by stricter enforcement of existing laws)?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Passing stricter gun control laws 23429.7%
2 Stricter enforcement of existing laws 41052.0%
3 (VOL) Both 698.8%
4 (VOL) Neither 617.7%
Missing Data
-1 System Missing 20.3%
8 DK/No opinion 121.5%
Total 788 100%

Based upon 774 valid cases out of 788 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.94
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 4
  • standard deviation: 0.84

Location: 148-149 (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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