Inj Prev 13:15-19 doi:10.1136/ip.2006.013607
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The US gun stock: results from the 2004 national firearms survey

Table 2

 Distribution of firearm ownership in the US population

Firearms owned Percentage of US population
Individuals* Households*
*Calculations based on the number of individuals who reported an actual number of firearms; 5% of households that reported owning a firearm did not report the number of firearms present in their home.
†These numbers are calculated using the affirmative response to owning a firearm.
1 6 8
2 4 6
3 3 4
⩾4 13 16
Any firearm 26† 39†

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