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Distribution of method of acquisition of firearms by owners in the United States in 2015

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Methods of firearm acquisition U.S. 2015 This statistic shows the distribution of method of acquisition of firearms among gun owners in the United States in 2015. In 2015, 62 percent of gun owners said they acquired their firearm through purchase at a store.
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This statistic shows the distribution of method of acquisition of firearms among gun owners in the United States in 2015. In 2015, 62 percent of gun owners said they acquired their firearm through purchase at a store.
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Release date
September 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
2015
Number of respondents
3,949 respondents
Special properties
members of GfK Knowledge Panel (55,000 U.S. adults)
Method of interview
Online panel
Supplementary notes
Members of armed forces were excluded from this survey.

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