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Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2006 - Statistical Tables

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Table 6. Appeals by type of checking agency, 1999-2006

  2006 1999-2006
Appeals Reversed Appeals Reversed
Type of checking  
agency  
Number  
Percent of  
denials
Number  
Percent of  
appeals
Number  
Percent of  
denials
Number  
Percent of
appeals
   Total
22,733
16.8
%
8,941
39.3
%
183,714
15.5
%
65,695
35.8
%
FBI
10,437
14.9
 
3,200
30.7
 
79,528
14.6
 
23,293
29.3
 
State
12,239
22.3
 
5,718
46.7
 
103,125
18.8
 
42,034
40.8
 
Local
57
0.6
 
23
40.4
 
1,061
1.2
 
368
34.7
 

See also Methodology.
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