Comparison: easy access to guns to blame for mass shootings in the US, 2011 and 2013

The statistic shows a comparison of the results of a survey among Americans in 2011 and in 2013 on the reaons for mass shootings. They were asked how much they think easy access to guns is responsible for these shootings. In January 2011, 46 percent of respondents said easy access to guns was to blame a "great deal" for these shootings. In 2013, 40 percent of respondents said the same.

How much do you think easy access to guns is to blame for the mass shootings that have occurred in the US in recent years?

Great DealFair amountNot muchNot at allNo opinion
September 17-18, 201340%21%16%20%3%
January 14-16, 201146%19%16%18%1%
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Source

Release date

September 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011, 2013

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide the exact wording of the question. The wording here may therefore differ.
The source does not provide the exact number of respondents.

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