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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Firearms

Are any firearms now kept in or around your home? Include those kept in a garage, outdoor storage area, car, truck, or other motor vehicle.

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,906 2,070 41.3 39.3-43.3 3,836 58.7 56.7-60.7
GENDER
Male 2,227 1,016 48.2 45.1-51.3 1,211 51.8 48.7-54.9
Female 3,679 1,054 35.1 32.6-37.7 2,625 64.9 62.3-67.4
RACE
White 4,440 1,734 46.6 44.3-48.9 2,706 53.4 51.1-55.7
African American 1,121 243 27.4 23.3-31.9 878 72.6 68.1-76.7
Other Minorities 252 65 24.7 17.6-33.4 187 75.3 66.6-82.4
HISPANIC
Yes 168 40 25.0 16.2-36.6 128 75.0 63.4-83.8
No 5,727 2,027 41.9 39.9-43.9 3,700 58.1 56.1-60.1
AGE
18-24 542 125 27.4 21.6-34.1 417 72.6 65.9-78.4
25-34 1,125 325 36.9 32.6-41.5 800 63.1 58.5-67.4
35-44 1,241 423 39.4 35.3-43.6 818 60.6 56.4-64.7
45-54 1,073 428 48.4 43.4-53.5 645 51.6 46.5-56.6
55-64 759 335 52.5 47.4-57.5 424 47.5 42.5-52.6
65+ 1,116 422 44.9 40.7-49.2 694 55.1 50.8-59.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 794 299 43.0 37.7-48.5 495 57.0 51.5-62.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,756 638 42.3 38.7-46.0 1,118 57.7 54.0-61.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,507 561 43.7 40.0-47.5 946 56.3 52.5-60.0
College Graduate 1,821 561 36.9 33.1-40.9 1,260 63.1 59.1-66.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 567 132 26.0 20.7-32.1 435 74.0 67.9-79.3
$15,000- 24,999 984 301 37.8 33.1-42.7 683 62.2 57.3-66.9
$25,000- 34,999 861 281 38.9 34.0-44.1 580 61.1 55.9-66.0
$35,000- 49,999 940 390 50.4 45.8-55.0 550 49.6 45.0-54.2
$50,000+ 1,535 628 48.0 43.8-52.1 907 52.0 47.9-56.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 398 129 34.6 29.5-40.1 269 65.4 59.9-70.5
Cumberland 415 128 27.4 22.3-33.3 287 72.6 66.7-77.7
Durham 386 81 20.9 16.5-26.0 305 79.1 74.0-83.5
Forsyth 431 124 32.5 27.5-38.0 307 67.5 62.0-72.5
Gaston 440 178 42.9 37.7-48.3 262 57.1 51.7-62.3
Guilford 409 119 30.1 25.3-35.5 290 69.9 64.5-74.7
Mecklenburg 417 108 24.7 20.5-29.5 309 75.3 70.5-79.5
New Hanover 392 122 32.5 26.9-38.6 270 67.5 61.4-73.1
Onslow 413 158 40.8 33.6-48.3 255 59.2 51.7-66.4
Wake 403 90 22.1 18.0-26.9 313 77.9 73.1-82.0
Western NC 577 294 55.4 50.8-59.9 283 44.6 40.1-49.2
Piedmont NC 635 276 47.5 42.6-52.4 359 52.5 47.6-57.4
Eastern NC 590 263 49.4 44.5-54.4 327 50.6 45.6-55.5

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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