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Ammunition kept locked up (1 firearm, other ammo in home)

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For sample persons ages 18 and older who keep firearms in or around their home, own only one firearm, and who keep ammunition in or around their home, GUN1AMLOCK reports how much of the ammunition is kept in a locked place. Response categories include all, some, or none.

GUN1AMLOCK is part of a series of questions first introduced in 1994 related to firearm safety. For related variables and more information please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


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  • 1994: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from AIDS supplement) who keep firearms in or around home, who own one firearm, and who have other ammunition kept in or around home.


  • 1994