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)?
|1||Availability of guns||147||18.7%|
|2||Way parents raise their children||242||30.7%|
|3||Influence of popular culture such as movies, television, and the internet||339||43.0%|
|4||(VOL) Other (SPECIFY)||41||5.2%|
Based upon 769 valid cases out of 788 total cases.
- 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
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.