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Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2007 - Statistical Tables


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Table 6. Appeals by type of checking agency, 1999-2007

  2007 1999-2007
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 25,384 18.7 % 9,498 37.4 % 209,098 15.9 % 75,193 36.0 %
FBI 10,997 16.5 3,282 29.8   90,525 14.8 26,575 29.4  
State 14,294 25.3 6,178 43.2   117,419 19.4 48,212 41.1  
Local 93 0.7 38 40.9   1,154 1.1 406 35.2  

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