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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 5,906 2,070 41.3 39.3-43.3 3,836 58.7 56.7-60.7
Piedmont NC 635 276 47.5 42.6-52.4 359 52.5 47.6-57.4
GENDER
Male 222 133 58.1 50.2-65.6 89 41.9 34.4-49.8
Female 413 143 39.5 33.4-46.0 270 60.5 54.0-66.6
RACE
White 523 244 52.1 46.7-57.6 279 47.9 42.4-53.3
Other 102 27 25.9 17.2-37.0 75 74.1 63.0-82.8
AGE
18-44 278 105 40.2 33.3-47.6 173 59.8 52.4-66.7
45+ 354 170 54.3 47.8-60.6 184 45.7 39.4-52.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 333 153 48.0 41.4-54.5 180 52.0 45.5-58.6
Some College + 299 123 47.4 39.8-55.1 176 52.6 44.9-60.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 375 153 45.6 39.6-51.6 222 54.4 48.4-60.4
$50,000+ 150 80 59.0 47.9-69.3 70 41.0 30.7-52.1
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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