Factor Most to Blame for Mass Shootings (November 2015)

Factor Most to Blame for Mass Shootings (November 2015)

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Mental health system30%
Current gun laws13%
Drug use4%
Violence in popular culture8%
Internet extremism7%
Security at public buildings7%
Inflammatory politlca language3%
Unstable family situations13%
Media attention on perpetrators10%
Don't know/No opinion7%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Mental health system25%30%34%
Current gun laws28%9%2%
Drug use3%4%4%
Violence in popular culture7%6%9%
Internet extremism8%4%6%
Security at public buildings4%13%7%
Inflammatory politlca language2%1%3%
Unstable family situations9%14%16%
Media attention on perpetrators7%10%12%
Don't know/No opinion6%10%6%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Mental health system37%34%33%
Current gun laws1%1%2%
Drug use2%3%6%
Violence in popular culture9%9%9%
Internet extremism6%5%7%
Security at public buildings8%10%5%
Inflammatory politlca language6%0%3%
Unstable family situations20%19%13%
Media attention on perpetrators7%12%16%
Don't know/No opinion4%7%6%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Mental health system29%24%25%
Current gun laws26%21%33%
Drug use1%7%2%
Violence in popular culture7%8%5%
Internet extremism8%6%10%
Security at public buildings9%4%2%
Inflammatory politlca language3%1%2%
Unstable family situations6%14%6%
Media attention on perpetrators9%6%7%
Don't know/No opinion2%8%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Mental health system27%25%34%
Current gun laws35%12%4%
Drug use3%4%4%
Violence in popular culture3%8%9%
Internet extremism9%7%5%
Security at public buildings2%5%11%
Inflammatory politlca language3%2%3%
Unstable family situations8%13%15%
Media attention on perpetrators7%9%12%
Don't know/No opinion5%14%4%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Mental health system28%39%32%
Current gun laws4%2%5%
Drug use4%4%4%
Violence in popular culture8%9%10%
Internet extremism3%6%5%
Security at public buildings11%8%14%
Inflammatory politlca language5%1%4%
Unstable family situations17%16%13%
Media attention on perpetrators13%12%10%
Don't know/No opinion7%2%4%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Mental health system36%25%20%
Current gun laws29%34%40%
Drug use3%3%1%
Violence in popular culture5%2%2%
Internet extremism2%12%10%
Security at public buildings3%2%2%
Inflammatory politlca language0%5%2%
Unstable family situations11%8%4%
Media attention on perpetrators7%6%9%
Don't know/No opinion4%2%9%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Mental health system26%31%33%
Current gun laws29%3%1%
Drug use3%3%5%
Violence in popular culture5%10%8%
Internet extremism7%8%2%
Security at public buildings4%6%14%
Inflammatory politlca language3%2%2%
Unstable family situations7%15%21%
Media attention on perpetrators7%16%13%
Don't know/No opinion8%7%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Mental health system33%25%25%
Current gun laws9%27%16%
Drug use3%3%5%
Violence in popular culture8%3%9%
Internet extremism6%8%8%
Security at public buildings6%7%10%
Inflammatory politlca language3%1%2%
Unstable family situations13%9%13%
Media attention on perpetrators11%5%9%
Don't know/No opinion7%11%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
Mental health system31%29%
Current gun laws11%15%
Drug use3%5%
Violence in popular culture6%9%
Internet extremism7%6%
Security at public buildings8%7%
Inflammatory politlca language4%1%
Unstable family situations15%11%
Media attention on perpetrators10%10%
Don't know/No opinion6%8%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Mental health system29%29%32%
Current gun laws17%13%7%
Drug use5%3%3%
Violence in popular culture7%8%7%
Internet extremism8%6%6%
Security at public buildings6%7%8%
Inflammatory politlca language1%3%3%
Unstable family situations11%15%11%
Media attention on perpetrators7%9%16%
Don't know/No opinion8%7%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Mental health system25%26%30%36%
Current gun laws14%13%14%11%
Drug use4%5%1%6%
Violence in popular culture4%7%6%12%
Internet extremism8%6%6%6%
Security at public buildings13%7%7%3%
Inflammatory politlca language2%1%3%4%
Unstable family situations11%15%15%9%
Media attention on perpetrators10%10%9%11%
Don't know/No opinion9%10%7%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Mental health system21%28%33%28%32%32%
Current gun laws14%9%13%12%16%18%
Drug use5%6%3%1%4%0%
Violence in popular culture9%8%5%10%6%11%
Internet extremism12%7%5%8%6%4%
Security at public buildings16%7%7%9%6%0%
Inflammatory politlca language0%2%1%5%2%6%
Unstable family situations3%13%16%6%14%17%
Media attention on perpetrators4%10%12%13%10%5%
Don't know/No opinion15%9%5%8%4%7%

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