Factor Most to Blame for School Shootings (June 2018)

Factor Most to Blame for School Shootings (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Insufficient restrictions17%
Poor enforcement6%
Insufficient school security8%
Insufficient mental health resources14%
Poor parenting18%
Media attention6%
Drug use1%
Violence in popular culture7%
Failure to identify potential shooters8%
School building design1%
Bullying13%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Insufficient restrictions34%9%2%
Poor enforcement9%3%3%
Insufficient school security5%4%10%
Insufficient mental health resources17%12%12%
Poor parenting10%21%26%
Media attention5%5%8%
Drug use1%0%2%
Violence in popular culture3%12%10%
Failure to identify potential shooters5%9%12%
School building design1%2%2%
Bullying10%23%14%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Insufficient restrictions34%27%38%
Poor enforcement7%13%8%
Insufficient school security5%4%6%
Insufficient mental health resources23%13%15%
Poor parenting9%12%9%
Media attention8%3%4%
Drug use0%1%1%
Violence in popular culture1%5%2%
Failure to identify potential shooters5%6%5%
School building design1%1%1%
Bullying8%13%10%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Insufficient restrictions1%4%1%
Poor enforcement5%1%4%
Insufficient school security11%9%11%
Insufficient mental health resources13%13%10%
Poor parenting30%20%27%
Media attention4%10%9%
Drug use4%2%2%
Violence in popular culture10%10%10%
Failure to identify potential shooters7%12%15%
School building design2%2%1%
Bullying14%18%12%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Insufficient restrictions41%13%3%
Poor enforcement7%8%3%
Insufficient school security3%4%12%
Insufficient mental health resources19%15%10%
Poor parenting8%19%25%
Media attention4%6%8%
Drug use1%1%2%
Violence in popular culture3%10%9%
Failure to identify potential shooters3%6%13%
School building design2%0%1%
Bullying9%18%14%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Insufficient restrictions31%36%57%
Poor enforcement7%8%6%
Insufficient school security3%5%1%
Insufficient mental health resources23%20%13%
Poor parenting6%11%7%
Media attention9%2%2%
Drug use1%1%0%
Violence in popular culture6%2%2%
Failure to identify potential shooters4%5%2%
School building design0%3%2%
Bullying10%8%9%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Insufficient restrictions5%3%0%
Poor enforcement4%3%4%
Insufficient school security8%10%17%
Insufficient mental health resources10%14%7%
Poor parenting18%25%29%
Media attention12%6%8%
Drug use3%1%2%
Violence in popular culture7%7%11%
Failure to identify potential shooters15%12%13%
School building design1%1%1%
Bullying16%18%8%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Insufficient restrictions35%4%0%
Poor enforcement8%4%3%
Insufficient school security5%11%13%
Insufficient mental health resources17%11%8%
Poor parenting8%24%31%
Media attention4%9%8%
Drug use1%2%2%
Violence in popular culture4%12%7%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%10%13%
School building design2%1%2%
Bullying11%13%13%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Insufficient restrictions16%26%13%
Poor enforcement4%10%7%
Insufficient school security7%9%8%
Insufficient mental health resources12%15%19%
Poor parenting19%10%21%
Media attention7%1%8%
Drug use1%3%1%
Violence in popular culture9%2%5%
Failure to identify potential shooters9%7%5%
School building design1%1%2%
Bullying14%16%12%

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categoryMaleFemale
Insufficient restrictions15%18%
Poor enforcement5%6%
Insufficient school security11%5%
Insufficient mental health resources12%15%
Poor parenting20%17%
Media attention6%7%
Drug use2%1%
Violence in popular culture7%7%
Failure to identify potential shooters8%8%
School building design1%2%
Bullying12%14%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Insufficient restrictions22%16%8%
Poor enforcement6%7%3%
Insufficient school security7%8%9%
Insufficient mental health resources15%14%12%
Poor parenting15%17%28%
Media attention4%7%6%
Drug use2%1%1%
Violence in popular culture8%7%6%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%10%9%
School building design1%1%2%
Bullying14%11%16%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Insufficient restrictions22%17%16%13%
Poor enforcement4%5%5%8%
Insufficient school security10%4%9%8%
Insufficient mental health resources18%18%13%9%
Poor parenting12%18%19%23%
Media attention11%6%5%5%
Drug use1%2%0%2%
Violence in popular culture4%4%9%9%
Failure to identify potential shooters5%5%10%12%
School building design0%3%2%0%
Bullying12%18%12%10%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Insufficient restrictions21%12%15%13%19%27%
Poor enforcement3%7%6%2%7%4%
Insufficient school security5%10%8%6%6%9%
Insufficient mental health resources16%14%12%12%16%15%
Poor parenting10%18%24%28%14%14%
Media attention4%5%6%6%8%6%
Drug use0%1%2%4%1%0%
Violence in popular culture6%8%5%8%7%9%
Failure to identify potential shooters8%7%9%3%12%6%
School building design5%1%0%1%2%1%
Bullying21%18%12%16%9%9%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Insufficient restrictions11%16%17%33%
Poor enforcement6%7%3%4%
Insufficient school security11%6%4%4%
Insufficient mental health resources11%15%19%15%
Poor parenting20%21%14%12%
Media attention5%7%8%6%
Drug use1%2%2%0%
Violence in popular culture9%4%10%6%
Failure to identify potential shooters10%8%5%8%
School building design1%2%1%1%
Bullying14%12%17%11%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Insufficient restrictions9%14%32%
Poor enforcement6%7%5%
Insufficient school security9%9%5%
Insufficient mental health resources12%13%19%
Poor parenting20%21%12%
Media attention5%7%6%
Drug use3%1%0%
Violence in popular culture9%7%4%
Failure to identify potential shooters11%9%7%
School building design1%1%0%
Bullying15%12%11%

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