TABLE 2.

ORs With 95% CIs for Gun-Ownership and -Storage Variables for Subgroups of the Survey Population

VariablePopulationSubgroupOR95% CI
Has children in the homeRural vs urban1.8653*1.2347, 2.8179
Has a firearm in the home3.0619*1.9360, 4.8430
Has a handgun1.33570.7742, 2.3043
Has a long gun9.0861*4.2640, 19.3616
Stores all locked or locked up0.56670.2205, 1.4561
Has a firearm for self-defense0.87970.4428, 1.7477
Has a firearm for hunting/sport9.0269*4.0418, 20.1605
Has a firearm in the homeRespondents without children vs those with children1.6069*1.0120, 2.5515
Has a handgun2.2713*1.2920, 3.9929
Has a long gun0.96470.5381, 1.7295
Stores all locked or locked up1.650.6612, 4.1172
Has a firearm for self-defense2.7286*1.3503, 5.5136
Has a firearm for hunting/sport0.94070.5094, 1.7371
Has a firearm in the homeRespondents without children vs those with childrenUrban2.07560.9473, 4.5481
Rural1.9607*1.0508, 3.6585
Has a handgunUrban2.27590.9653, 5.3657
Rural2.56*1.1870, 5.5213
Has a long gunUrbanNASmall n
Rural1.41030.7165, 2.7757
Stores all locked or locked upUrban2.03130.4173, 9.8167
Rural1.2990.4001, 4.2177
Stores all locked or locked upRespondents with children vs those without, controlling for geography0.6570.259, 1.669
  • NA indicates not available.

  • * Significant differences.