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  1. Fulltext. The gender gap in reporting household gun ownership.

    Article - En anglais



    This study examined errors in estimating household gun ownership that result fropm interviewing only 1 adult per household.


    Data from 2 recent telephone sruveys and a series on in-person surveys were used to compare reports of household gun ownership by husbands and wives.


    In the telephone surveys, the rate of household gun ownersip reported by husbancs exceeded wives'reports by an average of 12 percentage points ; husbands'reports also implied 4.3 million more guns.

    The median « gender gap » in recent in-person surveys is 7 percentage points.


    Future research should focus on respondents'reports about personally owned guns.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ménage, Arme à feu, Propriétaire, Sexe, Erreur mesure, Enquête, Renseignement téléphonique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Household, Fire arm, Owner, Sex, Measurement error, Survey, Telephone information, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0004259

    Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 31/05/1999.