Table 3.

Comparison of Responses to Gun Safety Counselling by Physicians Between Non-Gun Owners and Gun Owners

QuestionAll Respondents, n (% yes)Non-Gun Owners, n (% yes)Gun Owners, n (% yes)P
Should doctors ask parents about the presence of guns in the home?623 (69)496 (72)127 (59)<.001
Should doctors advise parents on the safest ways to store guns in the home?676 (75)529 (77)147 (69).012
Should doctors advise parents to remove guns from the home?299 (34)274 (42)25 (12)<.001
  • Percentages in the table are the percentages of nonmissing responses for each question. P values are from χ2 tests.