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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Firearms

[Please include weapons such as pistols, shotguns, and rifles: but not BB guns, starter pistols, or guns that cannot fire. Include those kept in a garage,outdoor storage area, or motor vehicle.]

Are any of these firearms now loaded?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,512 1,716 29.9 28.4-31.4 3,796 70.1 68.6-71.6
-Davidson County 162 48 29.5 21.8-38.5 114 70.5 61.5-78.2
GENDER
Male 86 30 33.3 22.6-46.1 56 66.7 53.9-77.4
Female 76 18 22.8 14.1-34.7 58 77.2 65.3-85.9
RACE
White 154 45 29.1 21.3-38.5 109 70.9 61.5-78.7
Other 8 3 35.0 10.2-71.9 5 65.0 28.1-89.8
AGE
18-44 47 17 30.9 18.0-47.7 30 69.1 52.3-82.0
45+ 112 31 29.4 20.2-40.7 81 70.6 59.3-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 24 24.9 16.1-36.4 66 75.1 63.6-83.9
Some College + 72 24 35.8 23.4-50.3 48 64.2 49.7-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 75 22 25.5 16.1-38.1 53 74.5 61.9-83.9
$50,000+ 48 16 30.6 17.4-47.9 32 69.4 52.1-82.6

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having firearms.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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