TITLE

Guns in American households

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Nov99, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a nationwide survey on gun-owning households in the United States. Prevalence, concentration and demographic patterns of gun ownership; Implications of the Gun Control Act of 1968 on guns in households; Reasons for gun ownership among households; Impact of urbanization on gun ownership.
ACCESSION #
2488540

 

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