Aurora shootings - reflection of societal problems or isolated act?

Do you think the shooting in Aurora, Colorado reflects broader societal problems or do you consider it an isolated act? (United States, 2012)

Aurora shootings - reflection of societal problems or isolated act? This statistic shows the results of a survey among adult Americans in July 2012 on the shootings in Aurora, Colorado.
An armed man entered a movie theater in Aurora on July 20, 2012 and shot people watching a screening of The Dark Knight Rises, killing 12 people and injuring more than 50 others.

During the survey, the respondents were asked if they believe that this shooting reflects broader problems in the American society or if incidents like this are just isolated acts. According to 67 percent of respondents, shootings like this are just isolated acts of troubled individuals.
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Do you think the shooting in Aurora, Colorado reflects broader societal problems or do you consider it an isolated act? (United States, 2012)

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Percentage of respondents
Isolated act67%
Broader problems24%
Don't know / refused8%
Percentage of respondents
Isolated act67%
Broader problems24%
Don't know / refused8%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among adult Americans in July 2012 on the shootings in Aurora, Colorado.
An armed man entered a movie theater in Aurora on July 20, 2012 and shot people watching a screening of The Dark Knight Rises, killing 12 people and injuring more than 50 others.

During the survey, the respondents were asked if they believe that this shooting reflects broader problems in the American society or if incidents like this are just isolated acts. According to 67 percent of respondents, shootings like this are just isolated acts of troubled individuals.
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