Defensive use of Firearms

As for defensive uses there have been many studies done in order to put a number to the number of defensive uses of firearms in the USA.

Study Implied Defensive Gun Uses
Field 3,052,717
Bordua 1,414,544
DMIa 2,141,512
DMIb 1,098,409
Hart 1,797,461
Ohio 771,043
Mauser 1,487,342
Gallup '91 777,153
Gallup '93 1,621,377
LA Times 3,609,682
Tarrance 764,036
Kleck 2,549,862

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