How much did each of the following contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022)

How much did each of the following contribute to the severity of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas? (August 2022)

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The delay by police in confronting the shooter76%
Flaws in school safety practices48%
Weaknesses in the mental health system47%
The weapon used by the shooter46%
The shooter’s family history32%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The delay by police in confronting the shooter80%81%74%
Flaws in school safety practices42%47%54%
Weaknesses in the mental health system43%53%48%
The weapon used by the shooter74%35%22%
The shooter’s family history28%31%36%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The delay by police in confronting the shooter84%71%83%
Flaws in school safety practices32%40%47%
Weaknesses in the mental health system43%37%47%
The weapon used by the shooter64%60%85%
The shooter’s family history23%25%31%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The delay by police in confronting the shooter78%63%78%
Flaws in school safety practices58%42%59%
Weaknesses in the mental health system44%40%54%
The weapon used by the shooter19%14%28%
The shooter’s family history39%25%40%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The delay by police in confronting the shooter80%68%79%
Flaws in school safety practices38%45%56%
Weaknesses in the mental health system46%43%50%
The weapon used by the shooter76%48%24%
The shooter’s family history30%25%38%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The delay by police in confronting the shooter76%76%89%
Flaws in school safety practices32%33%49%
Weaknesses in the mental health system39%40%60%
The weapon used by the shooter67%76%82%
The shooter’s family history30%27%35%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The delay by police in confronting the shooter77%79%80%
Flaws in school safety practices53%54%60%
Weaknesses in the mental health system48%48%53%
The weapon used by the shooter27%20%25%
The shooter’s family history36%38%39%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The delay by police in confronting the shooter77%70%80%
Flaws in school safety practices47%45%52%
Weaknesses in the mental health system45%43%54%
The weapon used by the shooter35%69%58%
The shooter’s family history31%34%30%

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CategoryMaleFemale
The delay by police in confronting the shooter75%77%
Flaws in school safety practices47%49%
Weaknesses in the mental health system47%46%
The weapon used by the shooter37%53%
The shooter’s family history33%31%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The delay by police in confronting the shooter70%77%84%
Flaws in school safety practices47%46%55%
Weaknesses in the mental health system47%46%46%
The weapon used by the shooter56%45%32%
The shooter’s family history31%33%31%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
The delay by police in confronting the shooter62%69%81%87%
Flaws in school safety practices35%47%50%56%
Weaknesses in the mental health system47%49%46%43%
The weapon used by the shooter38%48%44%52%
The shooter’s family history29%31%32%35%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The delay by police in confronting the shooter80%73%78%80%76%79%
Flaws in school safety practices65%55%45%45%50%35%
Weaknesses in the mental health system44%51%49%47%43%44%
The weapon used by the shooter47%52%41%49%40%50%
The shooter’s family history27%38%29%27%30%34%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
The delay by police in confronting the shooter77%71%76%81%
Flaws in school safety practices57%48%39%35%
Weaknesses in the mental health system52%38%48%45%
The weapon used by the shooter46%39%44%57%
The shooter’s family history39%30%26%24%

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The delay by police in confronting the shooter75%76%78%74%
Flaws in school safety practices56%50%36%43%
Weaknesses in the mental health system50%45%44%48%
The weapon used by the shooter47%38%59%37%
The shooter’s family history40%29%28%35%

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