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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Firearms

The next three questions are about firearms. We are asking these in a health survey because of our interest in firearm-related injuries. Please include weapons such as pistols, shotguns, and rifles: but not BB guns, starter pistols, or guns that cannot fi re. Include those kept in a garage, outdoor storage area, or motor vehicle.

Are any firearms kept in or around your home?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,469 2,563 41.6 39.7-43.5 3,906 58.4 56.5-60.3
Pitt County 396 154 41.6 35.4-48.0 242 58.4 52.0-64.6
GENDER
Male 150 77 48.1 39.6-56.6 73 51.9 43.4-60.4
Female 246 77 35.3 26.4-45.4 169 64.7 54.6-73.6
RACE
White 277 131 50.7 42.9-58.5 146 49.3 41.5-57.1
Other 119 23 22.5 14.7-32.9 96 77.5 67.1-85.3
AGE
18-44 211 71 34.7 27.8-42.3 140 65.3 57.7-72.2
45+ 183 82 50.7 40.3-61.0 101 49.3 39.0-59.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 50 35.8 27.3-45.3 101 64.2 54.7-72.7
Some College + 244 104 45.6 37.1-54.3 140 54.4 45.7-62.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 70 34.1 26.9-42.2 139 65.9 57.8-73.1
$50,000+ 97 51 60.4 47.3-72.2 46 39.6 27.8-52.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 404 158 42.3 36.6-48.1 246 57.7 51.9-63.4
Forsyth 444 169 39.1 33.8-44.6 275 60.9 55.4-66.2
Guilford 402 129 30.4 25.3-36.0 273 69.6 64.0-74.7
Henderson/Transylvania 462 203 47.0 41.0-53.1 259 53.0 46.9-59.0
Mecklenburg 432 89 21.0 16.8-25.9 343 79.0 74.1-83.2
Orange 430 94 25.8 18.1-35.2 336 74.2 64.8-81.9
Randolph 409 209 49.0 43.0-55.1 200 51.0 44.9-57.0
Robeson 425 203 48.9 42.8-55.0 222 51.1 45.0-57.2
Wake 412 108 28.7 23.6-34.4 304 71.3 65.6-76.4
Western NC 637 358 58.5 53.8-63.0 279 41.5 37.0-46.2
Piedmont NC 851 382 47.9 43.6-52.2 469 52.1 47.8-56.4
Eastern NC 765 307 40.7 36.6-45.0 458 59.3 55.0-63.4

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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