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TABLE 2

Demographics of Parent Respondents Living in Households With Firearms, Comparing Households With Children Who Have Versus Do Not Have a History of Self-Harm Risk Factors

Gun Household; Child Has a History of Mental Health Conditions or ADHD (n = 52), % (95% CI)Gun Household; Child Does Not Have a History of Mental Health Conditions or ADHD (n = 411), % (95% CI)
Sex of respondent   
 Male 36.8 (23.7–52.1) 44.2 (38.6–49.9) 
 Female 63.3 (47.9–76.3) 55.8 (50.1–61.4) 
Age of respondent, y   
 18–29 10.1 (3.3–26.9) 19.7 (14.8–25.7) 
 30–44 65.4 (50.1–78.0) 59.7 (53.9–65.4) 
 45–59 19.0 (10.9–30.9) 18.7 (15.1–22.9) 
 ≥60 5.6 (2.0–14.8) 1.9 (1.1–3.3) 
Region   
 Northeast 9.0 (3.9–19.5) 10.6 (7.8–14.2) 
 Midwest 18.8 (10.0–32.3) 28.6 (23.8–34.0) 
 South 57.2 (41.7–71.4) 39.2 (33.5–45.1) 
 West 15.0 (7.0–29.2) 21.7 (17.4–26.6) 
Urbanicity   
 Urban 11.8 (5.2–24.7) 14.0 (10.5–18.4) 
 Suburban 64.6 (49.0–77.6) 52.9 (47.1–58.6) 
 Rural 23.6 (13.4–38.3) 33.1 (28.1–38.6) 
Ethnicity   
 White (Non-Hispanic) 83.5 (61.2–94.2) 79.4 (73.2–84.4) 
 Non-white 16.5 (5.8–38.8) 20.6 (15.6–26.8) 
Income, $   
 <75,000 33.3 (21.1–48.3) 43.4 (37.8–49.2) 
 ≥75,000 66.7 (51.7–78.9) 56.6 (50.8–62.2) 
Education   
 <12 5.3 (1.5–17.1) 4.7 (2.7–8.1) 
 High school graduate 23.0 (12.8–37.9) 21.8 (16.9–27.6) 
 >High school 71.7 (56.4–83.2) 73.5 (67.5–78.7) 
No. adults in household   
 1 5.4 (1.5–17.1) 3.1 (1.8–5.2) 
 2 65.0 (47.3–79.4) 78.3 (72.8–83.0) 
 ≥3 29.7 (16.0–48.2) 18.6 (14.2–24.1) 
No. children in household   
 1 27.9 (16.7–42.8) 39.7 (34.3–45.3) 
 2 36.3 (23.3–51.6) 41.3 (35.6–47.3) 
 3 18.4 (9.6–32.5) 12.4 (9.2–16.5) 
 ≥4 17.4 (6.2–40.2) 6.6 (4.3–10.0) 
Age of children, y   
 0–5 7.0 (2.3–19.0) 36.1 (30.5–42.1) 
 6–12 (none younger) 36.3 (21.7–54.0) 30.8 (25.9–36.1) 
 13–17 (none younger) 56.8 (40.2–71.9) 33.2 (28.1–38.6) 
Marital status   
 Married 85.4 (72.7–92.7) 86.2 (81.2–90.1) 
 Live with partner 4.8 (1.4–14.9) 8.4 (5.5–12.5) 
 Other 9.9 (4.2–21.6) 5.4 (3.0–9.5) 
Distribution of self-harm risk factors in households with guns   
 Depression 1.9 (1.0–4.0) — 
 Mental health condition other than depression 2.0 (1.0–4.0) — 
 ADHD 9.4 (6.7–13.1) — 
Gun-related characteristics (reported by respondents who personally owned firearms)   
 n = 37 n = 251 
Average No. guns owned 3.6 ± 0.6 4.6 ± 0.5 
Distribution of guns owned   
 1 gun 39.2 (24.1–56.6) 28.1 (22.2–34.8) 
 2 guns 15.2 (6.2–32.7) 23.1 (17.7–29.5) 
 ≥3 guns 45.7 (29.7–62.7) 48.8 (42.0–55.6) 
Gun storage (mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive categories)   
 Loaded and unlocked 11.6 (4.3–27.6) 20.3 (15.3–26.4) 
 Loaded and locked and/or unloaded and unlocked 53.5 (36.0–70.3) 48.0 (41.2–54.8) 
 Locked and unloaded 34.9 (20.2–53.2) 31.8 (25.9–38.3) 
Gun storage, broad overlapping categories   
 Any unlocked 38.0 (23.4–55.2) 47.8 (41.1–54.7) 
 Any locked 62.0 (44.8–76.6) 52.2 (45.3–58.9) 
 Any unloaded 58.7 (41.2–74.3) 57.9 (41.2–74.3) 
 Any loaded 41.3 (25.7–58.8) 42.1 (35.5–49.0) 
Gun Household; Child Has a History of Mental Health Conditions or ADHD (n = 52), % (95% CI)Gun Household; Child Does Not Have a History of Mental Health Conditions or ADHD (n = 411), % (95% CI)
Sex of respondent   
 Male 36.8 (23.7–52.1) 44.2 (38.6–49.9) 
 Female 63.3 (47.9–76.3) 55.8 (50.1–61.4) 
Age of respondent, y   
 18–29 10.1 (3.3–26.9) 19.7 (14.8–25.7) 
 30–44 65.4 (50.1–78.0) 59.7 (53.9–65.4) 
 45–59 19.0 (10.9–30.9) 18.7 (15.1–22.9) 
 ≥60 5.6 (2.0–14.8) 1.9 (1.1–3.3) 
Region   
 Northeast 9.0 (3.9–19.5) 10.6 (7.8–14.2) 
 Midwest 18.8 (10.0–32.3) 28.6 (23.8–34.0) 
 South 57.2 (41.7–71.4) 39.2 (33.5–45.1) 
 West 15.0 (7.0–29.2) 21.7 (17.4–26.6) 
Urbanicity   
 Urban 11.8 (5.2–24.7) 14.0 (10.5–18.4) 
 Suburban 64.6 (49.0–77.6) 52.9 (47.1–58.6) 
 Rural 23.6 (13.4–38.3) 33.1 (28.1–38.6) 
Ethnicity   
 White (Non-Hispanic) 83.5 (61.2–94.2) 79.4 (73.2–84.4) 
 Non-white 16.5 (5.8–38.8) 20.6 (15.6–26.8) 
Income, $   
 <75,000 33.3 (21.1–48.3) 43.4 (37.8–49.2) 
 ≥75,000 66.7 (51.7–78.9) 56.6 (50.8–62.2) 
Education   
 <12 5.3 (1.5–17.1) 4.7 (2.7–8.1) 
 High school graduate 23.0 (12.8–37.9) 21.8 (16.9–27.6) 
 >High school 71.7 (56.4–83.2) 73.5 (67.5–78.7) 
No. adults in household   
 1 5.4 (1.5–17.1) 3.1 (1.8–5.2) 
 2 65.0 (47.3–79.4) 78.3 (72.8–83.0) 
 ≥3 29.7 (16.0–48.2) 18.6 (14.2–24.1) 
No. children in household   
 1 27.9 (16.7–42.8) 39.7 (34.3–45.3) 
 2 36.3 (23.3–51.6) 41.3 (35.6–47.3) 
 3 18.4 (9.6–32.5) 12.4 (9.2–16.5) 
 ≥4 17.4 (6.2–40.2) 6.6 (4.3–10.0) 
Age of children, y   
 0–5 7.0 (2.3–19.0) 36.1 (30.5–42.1) 
 6–12 (none younger) 36.3 (21.7–54.0) 30.8 (25.9–36.1) 
 13–17 (none younger) 56.8 (40.2–71.9) 33.2 (28.1–38.6) 
Marital status   
 Married 85.4 (72.7–92.7) 86.2 (81.2–90.1) 
 Live with partner 4.8 (1.4–14.9) 8.4 (5.5–12.5) 
 Other 9.9 (4.2–21.6) 5.4 (3.0–9.5) 
Distribution of self-harm risk factors in households with guns   
 Depression 1.9 (1.0–4.0) — 
 Mental health condition other than depression 2.0 (1.0–4.0) — 
 ADHD 9.4 (6.7–13.1) — 
Gun-related characteristics (reported by respondents who personally owned firearms)   
 n = 37 n = 251 
Average No. guns owned 3.6 ± 0.6 4.6 ± 0.5 
Distribution of guns owned   
 1 gun 39.2 (24.1–56.6) 28.1 (22.2–34.8) 
 2 guns 15.2 (6.2–32.7) 23.1 (17.7–29.5) 
 ≥3 guns 45.7 (29.7–62.7) 48.8 (42.0–55.6) 
Gun storage (mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive categories)   
 Loaded and unlocked 11.6 (4.3–27.6) 20.3 (15.3–26.4) 
 Loaded and locked and/or unloaded and unlocked 53.5 (36.0–70.3) 48.0 (41.2–54.8) 
 Locked and unloaded 34.9 (20.2–53.2) 31.8 (25.9–38.3) 
Gun storage, broad overlapping categories   
 Any unlocked 38.0 (23.4–55.2) 47.8 (41.1–54.7) 
 Any locked 62.0 (44.8–76.6) 52.2 (45.3–58.9) 
 Any unloaded 58.7 (41.2–74.3) 57.9 (41.2–74.3) 
 Any loaded 41.3 (25.7–58.8) 42.1 (35.5–49.0) 

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