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Table 6 Attitudes towards firearm violence prevention policies by gun model category (percentages and 95% confidence intervals)

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

Policy Gun ownership category No identified gun model
Recreation Defense Tactical
Supports large capacity magazine ban 47.0%* (41.6, 52.5) 28.9%*† (24.9, 33.4) 14.6%*† (10.2, 20.3) 47.3% (43.5, 51.0)
Supports assault weapon ban 46.5%* (41.1, 52.0) 35.2%*† (30.8, 39.9) 18.0%*† (13.2, 23.9) 50.5% (46.7, 54.3)
Supports banning concealed carry on college campuses 42.9%*† (37.6, 48.4) 29.7%*‡ (25.5, 34.2) 22.4%†§ (17.2, 28.6) 40.7%‡§ (37.1, 44.4)
Supports ban on gun purchase by anyone less than 21 33.6%* (28.5, 39.2) 38.2% (33.6, 42.9) 32.5% (26.2, 39.4) 45.0%*†‡ (41.2, 48.8)
Supports universal background checks 77.4%* (72.7, 81.5) 75.8% (71.6, 79.6) 61.0%*†‡ (54.0, 67.5) 78.0% (74.6, 81.0)
Supports permit requirement to purchase a firearm 52.3%* (46.8, 57.7) 52.5% (47.7, 57.2) 41.7%*†‡ (34.9, 48.7) 57.3% (53.5, 61.0)
Supports red flag laws (extreme risk protection order laws) 81.5%* (76.8, 85.4) 83.3% (79.5, 86.6) 72.6%*†‡ (65.7, 78.6) 82.9% (79.7, 85.7)
Political party
 Republican 52.1% (46.6, 57.5) 54.2% (49.4, 58.9) 55.9% (48.9, 62.7) 47.7% (44.0, 51.5)
 Independent 23.0% (18.6, 28.0) 20.4% (16.7, 24.6) 25.1% (19.6, 31.5) 23.7% (20.5, 27.3)
 Democrat 25.0% (20.6, 29.9) 25.5% (21.5, 30.0) 19.0%* (14.2, 24.9) 28.6%* (25.3, 32.1)
  1. *Values are significantly different at p < 0.05
  2. Values are significantly different at p < 0.05
  3. Values are significantly different at p < 0.05
  4. §Values are significantly different at p < 0.05