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Table 3 Other demographics of NASW Child/Family Welfare survey respondents. N = 485

From: Social workers’ determination of when children’s access or potential access to loaded firearms constitutes child neglect

  n (col %)a
Where They Work
 Urban 431 (93%)
 Rural 33 (7%)
Population Served
 Urban 146 (32%)
 Suburban 126 (27%)
 Rural 189 (41%)
Parent/Guardian
 Yes 330 (69%)
 No 149 (31%)
Household Owns Firearm
 True 139 (32%)
 False 289 (68%)
Have Used a Firearm
 True 202 (47%)
 False 226 (53%)
Are/Was an Investigator
 Yes 207 (43%)
 No 274 (57%)
Years as Investigator
 Not investigator 274 (57%)
 <6 97 (20%)
 6 or more 107 (22%)
Number of Cases Investigatedb
 None 108 (62%)
 1-25 57 (33%)
 26-100 7 (4%)
 >100 3 (2%)
Number of Cases Foundedc
 None 12 (20%)
 1-25 44 (75%)
 26-100 2 (3%)
 >100 1 (2%)
  1. aColumn total n may not equal N due to missing data
  2. bNumber of cases investigated regarding children having access to a firearm by respondents who indicated they are or were an investigator of child abuse/neglect
  3. cNumber of cases among those investigated regarding children having access to a firearm that were found to constitute child neglect