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Table 5 Attitudes toward firearm violence prevention policies by gun brand and type

From: The descriptive epidemiology of brand-specific gun ownership in the US: results from the 2019 National Lawful Use of Guns Survey

Brand % (95% confidence interval)
Supports ban on high capacity ammunition magazines Supports ban on assault weapons Supports ban on concealed gun carrying at colleges Supports ban on gun purchase by anyone less than 21 Supports universal background checks Supports permit requirement to purchase a firearm Supports red flag laws (extreme risk protection order laws)
Kimber pistol (N = 53) 12.9% (5.1, 28.9) 13.2% (5.3, 29.1) 11.1% (4.0, 27.5) 23.6% (12.3, 40.5) 55.9% (40.6, 70.0) 33.4% (20.0, 50.2) 54.4% (38.5, 69.4)
Springfield pistol (N = 121) 14.5% (8.7, 23.1) 16.0% (9.6, 25.7) 11.7% (7.2, 18.5) 27.7% (19.7, 37.5) 69.1% (58.8, 77.8) 39.2% (29.8, 49.4) 72.1% (61.3, 80.8)
Sig Sauer pistol (N = 132) 15.0% (9.7, 22.4) 21.1% (14.8, 29.2) 21.7% (15.0, 30.3) 32.6% (24.3, 42.3) 70.1% (59.8, 78.7) 43.1% (33.8, 52.9) 78.0% (67.8, 85.6)
Henry USA rifle (N = 58) 17.0% (8.6, 31.0) 19.9% (10.6, 34.1) 23.6% (12.4, 40.2) 20.8% (10.6, 36.9) 62.3% (47.4, 75.2) 45.2% (30.8, 60.5) 79.9% (66.6, 88.8)
Ruger rifle (N = 212) 22.3% (16.5, 29.4) 23.4% (17.6, 30.6) 23.8% (18.1, 30.5) 26.4% (19.9, 34.3) 64.4% (56.9, 71.2) 39.4% (32.0, 47.2) 71.2% (63.9, 77.5)
Savage rifle (N = 131) 23.0% (16.2, 31.6) 24.6% (17.6, 33.4) 25.9% (18.6, 34.8) 20.0% (13.3, 29.0) 61.1% (51.5, 69.8) 31.7% (23.3, 41.3) 72.0% (62.4, 80.0)
Beretta pistol (N = 163) 23.7% (16.9, 32.3) 35.1% (27.2, 43.9) 28.4% (21.3, 36.6) 40.2% (32.0, 49.0) 65.3% (56.6, 73.0) 51.0% (42.3, 59.6) 78.9% (70.3, 85.6)
Taurus pistol (N = 149) 24.1% (17.0, 33.0) 24.0% (16.7, 33.3) 23.9% (16.8, 33.0) 38.4% (29.6, 48.1) 69.0% (59.6, 77.0) 49.4% (39.8, 59.0) 77.6% (68.4, 84.8)
Mossberg shotgun (N = 270) 24.1% (19.1, 30.0) 24.0% (18.7, 30.2) 20.3% (15.8, 25.6) 33.9% (27.5, 41.0) 67.0% (60.3, 73.0) 43.7% (37.0, 50.6) 79.1% (73.1, 84.1)
Springfield rifle (N = 69) 24.3% (13.5, 39.8) 22.9% (13.4, 36.3) 28.3% (17.0, 43.1) 21.5% (11.9, 35.8) 57.9% (44.1, 70.6) 39.2% (26.8, 53.1) 77.7% (64.0, 87.2)
Glock pistol (N = 343) 24.4% (19.7, 30.0) 28.5% (23.4, 34.3) 27.9% (22.8, 33.5) 39.2% (33.4, 45.3) 72.2% (66.5, 77.3) 49.7% (43.6, 55.7) 79.8% (74.5, 84.3)
Ruger revolver (N = 219) 26.8% (20.5, 34.1) 29.4% (22.9, 36.7) 25.1% (19.1, 32.2) 25.4% (19.4, 32.4) 65.7% (58.1, 72.6) 40.4% (33.2, 48.1) 78.4% (70.9, 84.4)
Marlin rifle (N = 179) 27.4% (21.0, 34.9) 29.6% (22.9, 37.3) 32.3% (25.1, 40.6) 18.4% (13.2, 25.2) 66.6% (58.7, 73.6) 38.7% (31.1, 46.9) 81.0% (73.7, 86.6)
Smith and Wesson pistol (N = 453) 27.8% (23.5, 32.6) 32.7% (28.0, 37.8) 28.8% (24.3, 33.8) 35.0% (30.1, 40.2) 70.0% (64.9, 74.6) 46.9% (41.6, 52.2) 78.1% (73.3, 82.3)
Browning pistol (N = 100) 29.3% (20.2, 40.5) 33.4% (24.3, 43.9) 31.8% (22.4, 42.8) 35.9% (26.3, 46.9) 58.1% (47.1, 68.4) 42.6% (32.4, 53.4) 78.3% (67.8, 86.1)
Ruger pistol (N = 377) 30.2% (25.2, 35.7) 32.5% (27.5, 38.1) 27.6% (22.9, 32.8) 34.1% (28.8, 39.9) 72.0% (66.8, 76.7) 42.9% (37.4, 48.7) 81.1% (76.3, 85.2)
Browning rifle (N = 128) 30.2% (22.1, 39.7) 32.3% (23.9, 42.0) 31.0% (22.4, 41.2) 24.6% (17.2, 33.8) 62.8% (52.5, 72.1) 48.5% (38.6, 58.6) 75.5% (65.0, 83.7)
Colt pistol (N = 183) 30.9% (24.1, 38.8) 33.1% (26.1, 41.0) 32.5% (25.4, 40.5) 36.6% (29.2, 44.8) 70.0% (62.2, 76.7) 49.0% (41.0, 57.0) 82.1% (75.1, 87.5)
Remington shotgun (N = 468) 31.6% (27.1, 36.4) 33.9% (29.2, 39.0) 34.6% (29.9, 39.6) 29.8% (25.1, 34.9) 70.1% (65.3, 74.6) 47.2% (42.1, 52.4) 79.7% (75.1, 83.7
Any pistol (N = 1477) 32.1% (29.5, 34.8) 36.4% (33.7, 39.2) 31.8% (29.1, 34.5) 40.0% (37.1, 42.9) 74.3% (71.7, 76.8) 50.8% (47.9, 53.7) 80.5% (78.0, 82.7)
Smith and Wesson rifle (N = 90) 32.8% (22.6, 44.9) 32.6% (22., 44.5) 27.0% (17.5, 39.2) 37.4% (26.6, 49.5) 75.6% (64.8, 83.9) 51.8% (39.9, 63.5) 83.8% (73.1, 90.8)
Any rifle (N = 1310) 32.9% (30.1, 35.8) 33.5% (30.7, 36.4) 32.1% (29.3, 35.0) 31.1% (28.3, 34.1) 71.1% (68.3, 73.8) 46.1% (43.1, 49.2) 79.3% (76.6, 81.7)
Browning shotgun (N = 156) 32.9% (25.4, 41.4) 35.7% (28.0, 44.2) 31.7% (24.3, 40.3) 23.8% (17.0, 32.3) 62.7% (53.9, 70.8) 46.0% (37.5, 54.7) 83.4% (75.9, 88.9)
Taurus revolver (N = 94) 34.2% (24.0, 46.1) 38.3% (27.5, 50.5) 23.9% (15.5, 34.9) 34.1% (24.3, 45.5) 66.0% (54.6, 75.9) 51.7% (40.1, 63.0) 74.2% (62.8, 83.0)
Any revolver (N = 816) 34.1% (30.6, 37.8) 36.3% (32.7, 40.2) 31.7% (28.3, 35.4) 33.2% (29.6, 37.0) 69.1% (65.4, 72.6) 47.3% (43.4, 51.2) 78.7% (75.1, 81.9)
Any shotgun (N = 1174) 34.3% (31.3, 37.5) 35.1% (32.1, 38.3) 31.4% (28.5, 34.5) 31.4% (28.4, 34.7) 70.8% (67.8, 73.7) 47.9% (44.6, 51.2) 80.1% (77.3, 82.6)
Colt revolver (N = 138) 34.9% (26.5, 44.5) 36.7% (27.8, 46.5) 37.7% (28.7, 47.6) 28.7% (20.9, 38.0) 62.5% (52.3, 71.6) 45.3% (35.8, 55.2) 71.3% (60.6, 80.1)
Smith and Wesson revolver (N = 382) 36.1% (30.9, 41.6) 36.4% (31.2, 42.0) 31.7% (26.6, 37.2) 35.8% (30.6, 41.3) 68.7% (63.3, 73.7) 47.9% (42.2, 53.6) 77.1% (71.5, 81.8)
Savage shotgun (N = 67) 36.6% (24.9, 50.0) 26.9% (17.2, 39.4) 29.6% (19.3, 42.5) 12.8% (6.2, 24.6) 58.4% (44.8, 70.9) 41.1% (28.2, 55.3) 87.8% (76.8, 94.0)
Winchester rifle (N = 304) 36.8% (31.0, 42.9) 32.4% (26.9, 38.4) 33.4% (27.9, 39.4) 25.1% (19.8, 31.3) 66.6% (60.6, 72.2) 43.3% (37.1, 49.6) 82.6% (77.5, 86.7)
Owns any of the 82 listed brands (N = 1883) 37.1% (34.7, 39.6) 40.3% (37.8, 42.8) 35.4% (33.0, 37.9) 38.5% (36.0, 41.1) 75.3% (73.1, 77.4) 52.9% (50.3, 55.5) 81.7% (79.6, 83.7)
Remington rifle (N = 449) 37.3% (32.5, 42.4) 36.8% (32.0, 41.9) 31.9% (27.4, 36.9) 29.5% (24.8, 34.6) 71.9% (67.1, 76.3) 44.9% (39.8, 50.1) 81.1% (76.7, 84.8)
Mossberg rifle (N = 78) 37.3% (26.0, 50.1) 30.1% (19.9, 42.8) 27.9% (18.1, 40.3) 33.3% (22.5, 46.2) 72.4% (60.1, 82.1) 52.0% (39.4, 64.4) 83.1% (69.3, 91.5)
Total sample (N = 2086) 37.8% (35.5, 40.1) 41.2% (38.9, 43.6) 35.6% (33.3, 37.9) 39.4% (37.0, 41.9) 75.0% (72.8, 77.1) 53.0% (50.6, 55.4) 81.4% (79.4, 83.3)
Winchester shotgun (N = 221) 38.9% (31.7, 46.8) 39.0% (31.8, 46.7) 35.0% (27.7, 43.0) 24.1% (18.0, 31.4) 72.3% (65.0, 78.5) 45.2% (37.6, 53.0) 84.7% (77.8, 89.8)
Remington pistol (N = 146) 39.5% (31.0, 48.8) 42.2% (33.4, 51.5) 36.3% (28.2, 45.2) 42.7% (33.9, 52.1) 77.9% (69.7, 84.3) 56.3% (47.1, 65.0) 87.1% (80.1, 91.9)
Does not own any of the listed brands (N = 203) 44.1% (36.5, 52.0) 49.8% (41.9, 57.7) 37.1% (29.9, 44.9) 47.6% (39.8, 55.6) 72.2% (64.1, 79.1) 53.9% (45.9, 61.7) 78.6% (70.8, 84.8)
  1. Note: Only brands used by at least 50 gun owners are shown in table