Table 1

Prevalence of demographic and mental health characteristics by firearm access

Prevalence among adolescents living in a home with a firearmPrevalence among adolescents not living in a home with a firearm
Unweighted NWeighted per cent95% CIUnweighted NWeighted per cent95% CI
Sex*
 Male168958.855.4 to 62.2313448.646.5 to 50.7
 Female123241.237.8 to 44.6369851.449.3 to 53.5
Age*
 13–14 years103031.826.8 to 36.9268638.233.3 to 43
 15–16 years118944.839.6 to 50257140.036.7 to 43.3
 17–18 years70223.420.3 to 26.4157521.819.4 to 24.2
Race*
 White221482.478.7 to 86.2316657.253.3 to 61
 Hispanic3238.14.4 to 11.8154717.514.9 to 20.1
 Black2446.74.8 to 8.7165519.316.5 to 22
 Other1402.71.9 to 3.54646.14.5 to 7.6
Poverty index ratio*
 <1.533110.89.1 to 12.5133216.614.5 to 18.6
 1.5 to ≤356817.915.6 to 20.3137819.417.9 to 20.9
 3 to ≤6104235.332 to 38.5194230.328.4 to 32.2
 >698036.032.1 to 39.9218033.731.2 to 36.3
Geographic region*
 Northeastern30810.16.7 to 13.6151622.116.2 to 28
 Midwest97027.822.4 to 33.1171821.416.8 to 26
 South116444.037.2 to 50.9211532.126.9 to 37.3
 West47918.113.8 to 22.4148324.418.7 to 30
Family structure*
 No parents2368.66.4 to 10.86809.47.9 to 10.8
 One parent82226.923.4 to 30.4287140.238.1 to 42.3
 Two parents186364.559.9 to 69.2328150.447.8 to 53
Parental education*
 Less than high school1815.74.1 to 7.27139.48 to 10.7
 High school99435.031.1 to 39196427.224.4 to 30.1
 Some college66021.819.2 to 24.4126318.616.8 to 20.4
 College or higher96933.230 to 36.4228836.232.4 to 40
Urbanicity*
 Metro81934.529.1 to 39.9356453.848.5 to 59.1
 Other urban non-metro95340.832.9 to 48.7223936.230.3 to 42.2
 Rural114924.718.7 to 30.7102910.06.7 to 13.2
Mood disorders
 Major depressive disorder*30010.58.4 to 12.676810.89.8 to 11.8
 Minor depressive disorder310.80.4 to 1.21061.71.3 to 2
 Dysthymic disorder813.52.3 to 4.82343.32.5 to 4
 Bipolar I disorder401.50.8 to 2.2911.10.8 to 1.4
 Bipolar II disorder231.40.8 to 2690.90.6 to 1.3
Anxiety disorders
 Generalised anxiety disorder693.22.1 to 4.32123.12.3 to 3.9
 Panic disorder622.31.6 to 31712.52 to 3
 Agoraphobia80.30 to 0.7240.20.1 to 0.4
 Social phobia39114.812.8 to 16.898014.313.1 to 15.5
 Separation anxiety disorder1886.85.8 to 7.95588.17.2 to 8.9
 Specific phobia53017.815.6 to 20138120.218.3 to 22
 Posttraumatic stress disorder1034.93.3 to 6.52623.63 to 4.2
Substance use disorders
 Alcohol abuse disorder*2468.47.2 to 9.74025.54.4 to 6.6
 Alcohol dependence disorder*452.31.3 to 3.3640.80.5 to 1.1
 Drug abuse disorder*28211.08.5 to 13.55548.06.5 to 9.4
 Drug dependence disorder*642.51.2 to 3.81151.61.1 to 2.1
Behavioural disorders
 Conduct disorder*1405.03.5 to 6.64165.73.7 to 7.7
 Attention deficit disorder1304.63.3 to 5.82744.02.9 to 5.1
 Oppositional defiant disorder30611.19.4 to 12.87019.88.3 to 11.4
Eating disorders
 Anorexia nervosa110.40 to 0.8230.30.1 to 0.4
 Bulimia nervosa220.60.3 to 0.9661.00.6 to 1.5
Suicidality
 Suicidal ideation32713.410.7 to 16.177511.410.5 to 12.3
 Suicide plan or attempt1156.04.1 to 83124.43.7 to 5.1
Maternal mental health
 Mother sad/depressed46617.514.5 to 20.5126519.818.1 to 21.4
 Mother had drinking problem1144.73.3 to 6.22503.72.9 to 4.5
 Mother attempted suicide432.01.2 to 2.7741.20.8 to 1.5
 Mother treated for depression1667.15.5 to 8.83866.95.7 to 8
 Mother treated for substance use582.41.4 to 3.51301.81.3 to 2.3
  • *Indicates a variable that was previously accounted for in the study by Brent and colleagues.