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Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2007 - Statistical Tables


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Table 9. Counts of National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Index prohibited person records, 2007

    Controlled Substance Mental Defective Illegal or Unlawful Aliens Dishonorable Discharge Citizenship Renunciants Denied Persons* Total

January 1, 2007                          
  Index total 954   298,571   3,597,385   15,087   12,651   385,793   4,310,441  
  State submissions 27   159,418   24   0   0   345,762   505,231  
  Federal submissions 927   139,153   3,597,361   15,087   12,651   40,031   3,805,210  
December 31, 2007                        
  Index total 836   518,499   3,851,155   15,345   12,968   709,235   5,108,038  
  State submissions 70   402,047   34   0   0   665,502   1,067,653  
  Federal submissions 766   116,452   3,851,121   15,345   12,968   43,733   4,040,385  
Percent Change -12 % 74 % 7 % 2 % 3 % 84 % 19 %

*Records in this file are submitted with no specific reason for denial given and could be based on any prohibition.


 


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