Q7: Q.7 Which of the following do you think is the primary cause of gun violence in America:

[ROTATE ORDER OF ITEMS IN PARENTHESES] Which of the following do you think is the primary cause of gun violence in America: (the availability of guns), (the way parents raise their children), or (the influence of popular culture such as movies, television, and the Internet)?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Availability of guns 14718.7%
2 Way parents raise their children 24230.7%
3 Influence of popular culture such as movies, television, and the internet 33943.0%
4 (VOL) Other (SPECIFY) 415.2%
Missing Data
-1 System Missing 10.1%
8 DK/No opinion 182.3%
Total 788 100%

Based upon 769 valid cases out of 788 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 2.36
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 3.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 4
  • standard deviation: 0.85

Location: 154-155 (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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