Table 1.

Key Items From the Self-administered Questionnaire

1.  Do you think your child can tell the difference between a toy gun and a real gun?
2.  On occasion, children may find a loaded gun or may be handed one. Do you think your child can be trusted with a loaded gun?
3.  At what age do you think most children can be trusted with a loaded gun?
4.  What do you think your child would do if he or she found a real gun?
5.  In your opinion, what is the best way to prevent accidental shooting involving children?
6.  Have you talked to your child about safety around guns?