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NORC guns survey

These surveys measured national attitudes and beliefs about guns. In addition, the surveys assessed public opinion on a variety of approaches to gun regulation, including: the regulation of guns as consumer products, personalized guns, childproof guns, mandatory registration of handguns, mandatory safety training for all gun owners, restricting gun purchases by criminals, restricting concealed-carry licenses, the regulation of private gun sales.

Alternative title: 
National gun policy survey
Data creator: 

National Opinion Research Center (NORC)

Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Data type: 
Geographic coverage: 

United States

Time period: 

national adult, including an oversample of gun carriers


National Opinion Research Center (NORC)

Unit of observation: 

University of Toronto users may set up an account on the Roper website using their institutional email address.

Funding agency: 

Chicago, Il.: The Joyce Foundation

Access status: 
Access conditions and restrictions: 

University of Toronto faculty, students, and staff, for academic research and teaching purposes only.