Skip to main content

Table 1 Firearm ownership among veteran versus non-veterans

From: Firearm ownership among American veterans: findings from the 2015 National Firearm Survey

Among all respondents Among gun-owning respondents
Owns any gun Owns only handgun(s) Owns only long gun(s) Owns multiple types
  % 95% CI: % 95% CI: % 95% CI: % 95% CI:
Veterans (weighted n = 384) 44.9 (41.3, 48.6) 22.8 (18.2, 28.0) 20.7 (16.7, 25.4) 56.5 (51.1, 61.8)
 Male (n = 346) 47.2 (43.4, 51.0) 23.1 (18.4, 28.6) 21.0 (16.8, 25.9) 55.9 (50.3, 61.4)
 Female (n = 38) 24.4 (15.6, 36.1) 17.0 (6.7, 37.0) 16.0 (6.1, 35.8) 67.0 (45.5, 83.1)
Non-veterans (weighted n = 3565) 20.0 (18.3, 21.6) 27.5 (24.8, 30.3) 22.8 (20.4, 25.4) 49.7 (46.7, 52.7)
 Male (n = 1563) 30.3 (27.0, 33.8) 20.2 (17.3, 23.5) 26.7 (23.6, 30.1) 53.1 (49.4, 56.7)
 Female (n = 2002) 11.8 (10.4, 13.4) 42.0 (36.9, 47.3) 15.1 (11.7, 19.3) 42.9 (37.8, 48.1)