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Table 3 Prevalence and extent of social network experiences of violence by respondents’ age, race/ethnicity, gender, and firearm ownership (n = 2870)

From: Experiences of violence in daily life among adults in California: a population-representative survey

Respondent characteristic How many people that you know personally have ever been shot by someone else on purpose?
Weighted row % (95% CI)
How many people that you know personally have ever shot themselves on purpose?
Weighted row % (95% CI)
How many people that you know might physically hurt another person on purpose?
Weighted row % (95% CI)
How many people that you know might physically hurt themselves on purpose?
Weighted row % (95% CI)
0 1  ≥ 2 0 1  ≥ 2 0 1  ≥ 2 0 1  ≥ 2
Age
18–29 73.0 (65.0–79.7) 8.4 (4.9–14.2) 12.5 (7.8–19.4) 85.3 (79.1–89.9) 7.6 (4.7–11.9) 3.2 (1.1–8.6) 84.7 (77.5–89.9) 8.1 (4.5–14.2) 6.3 (3.2–12.2) 76.8 (68.8–83.2) 11.9 (7.2–19.0) 11.1 (7.0–17.2)
30–44 70.3 (64.7–75.3) 7.5 (5.1–10.9) 10.8 (7.7–14.9) 80.2 (75.3–84.4) 8.0 (5.7–11.0) 3.4 (1.9–5.9) 84.9 (80.6–88.5) 8.8 (6.0–12.6) 5.2 (3.4–7.8) 86.5 (82.5–89.7) 6.7 (4.6–9.7) 5.2 (3.4–8.1)
45–59 68.3 (63.2–73.0) 12.1 (9.0–16.2) 12.5 (9.6–16.1) 80.1 (75.7–83.8) 11.8 (9.0–15.3) 3.9 (2.4–6.3) 87.1 (83.2–90.2) 7.8 (5.3–11.4) 4.0 (2.6–6.2) 87.8 (83.9–90.8) 8.2 (5.6–11.9) 3.7 (2.4–5.8)
60 +  80.8 (77.9–83.4) 9.7 (7.9–12.0) 5.7 (4.3–7.6) 78.2 (75.2–81.0) 15.7 (13.3–18.4) 3.8 (2.8–5.2) 92.0 (90.0–93.6) 4.2 (3.2–5.6) 3.4 (2.3–5.1) 90.7 (88.8–92.3) 6.3 (4.9–8.0) 2.8 (2.0–3.9)
Race/ethnicity
White 80.5 (77.3–83.4) 8.7 (7.1–10.8) 7.0 (5.1–9.6) 76.1 (73.0–79.0) 16.2 (13.9–18.7) 5.0 (3.8–6.6) 88.5 (86.0–90.6) 6.6 (5.1–8.6) 4.2 (2.9–5.9) 83.1 (80.0–85.9) 9.6 (7.6–12.2) 6.7 (5.0–8.9)
Black 49.3 (37.5–61.2) 12.1 (6.6–21.1) 31.0 (20.9–43.3) 83.0 (72.5–90.1) 7.6 (3.6–15.5) 2.6 (0.9–7.4) 90.6 (82.9–95.0) 4.8 (1.8–12.1) 3.5 (1.5–8.1) 93.1 (81.6–97.6) 5.9 (1.7–18.2) 1.0 (0.25–4.1)
Asian-American 84.0 (76.9–89.2) 9.2 (5.3–15.4) 3.7 (1.6–8.7) 90.0 (83.6–93.8) 6.1 (3.3–11.1) 1.4 (0.2–9.4) 89.2 (81.8–93.8) 9.9 (5.5–17.3) 0.25 (0.04–1.8) 89.6 (82.8–94.0) 8.5 (4.6–15.4) 1.6 (0.5–4.8)
Multiracial or other 74.1 (55.2–86.9) 10.9 (3.4–29.7) 14.0 (5.2–32.3) 78.7 (61.3–89.6) 9.5 (3.9–21.3) 7.6 (1.5–30.5) 81.9 (62.2–92.6) 6.0 (1.1–26.0) 12.1 (4.0–31.4) 76.6 (57.8–88.7) 14.2 (5.6–31.3) 9.2 (2.5–28.9)
Latinx 63.4 (58.4–68.1) 10.0 (7.4–13.5) 12.7 (9.9–16.1) 81.6 (77.4–85.3) 7.6 (5.6–10.3) 2.6 (1.4–4.7) 85.3 (81.5–88.5) 7.2 (4.9–10.4) 6.4 (4.4–9.1) 88.8 (85.5–91.4) 5.1 (3.5–7.6) 5.0 (3.3–7.5)
Gender
Male 73.4 (69.6–76.8) 7.8 (6.0–10.0) 11.5 (9.1–14.3) 80.9 (77.7–83.8) 9.8 (8.0–12.0) 3.4 (2.4–4.8 87.1 (84.1–89.6) 8.0 (5.9–10.7) 3.8 (2.7–5.3) 87.6 (84.6–90.1) 7.1 (5.2–9.6) 4.1 (2.8–6.0)
Female 72.8 (69.1–76.1) 11.1 (8.9–13.7) 8.9 (6.9–11.4) 80.0 (77.0–82.8) 12.1 (10.1–14.4) 3.8 (2.5–5.7) 87.7 (84.9–90.0) 6.4 (4.7–8.6) 5.3 (3.8–7.4) 85.3 (82.4–87.8) 8.5 (6.6–10.9) 6.0 (4.5–8.0)
Household firearm ownership
Non-owner 75.2 (72.2–78.0) 8.2 (6.7–10.1) 8.5 (6.8–10.5) 81.9 (79.3–84.2) 10.2 (8.5–12.0) 2.9 (2.0–4.2) 88.7 (86.4–90.6) 6.9 (5.3–8.8) 3.9 (2.9–5.2) 87.0 (84.7–89.1) 8.1 (6.4–10.1) 4.5 (3.5–5.9)
Firearm owner 69.6 (63.0–75.5) 13.1 (9.4–17.9) 13.9 (9.7–19.3) 77.8 (72.4–82.4) 14.2 (10.8–18.4) 5.5 (3.5–8.5) 88.7 (84.0–92.1) 7.4 (4.5–11.9) 3.4 (1.9–5.8) 88.7 (83.8–92.3) 7.1 (4.5–10.9) 4.2 (2.0–8.6)
Non-owner living with owner 65.7 (55.6–74.7) 15.0 (8.7–24.6) 16.4 (10.1–25.7) 77.1 (68.9–83.6) 12.8 (8.5–18.6) 7.9 (3.8–15.7) 78.7 (68.8–86.1) 9.8 (5.0–18.4) 11.2 (6.0–19.8) 76.8 (67.0–84.3) 9.0 (4.7–16.7) 13.6 (7.8–22.7)
  1. Refusals and “don’t know” responses are not shown. See “Methods” in supplement for exact text of questions