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Type of weapon carried most, past 30 days

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For sample persons age 12-21, ARMTYPMO reports the type of weapon they carried most often in the past 30 days. Response options include "didn't carry a weapon"; handgun; other gun; knife or razor; club, stick, bat, or pipe; or other weapon. Researchers interested in how many days in the past 30 days the respondent carried a weapon should refer to ARMEDXMO.

ARMTYPMO was part of a 1992 supplement on youth risk behavior. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


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  • 1992: Sample persons age 12-21.


  • 1992