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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 146 50 31.4 23.8-40.2 96 68.6 59.8-76.2
GENDER
Male 79 28 32.2 22.4-43.9 51 67.8 56.1-77.6
Female 67 22 30.2 19.2-44.1 45 69.8 55.9-80.8
RACE
White 122 40 30.2 22.3-39.6 82 69.8 60.4-77.7
Other 24 10 37.0 18.2-60.7 14 63.0 39.3-81.8
AGE
18-44 51 13 23.7 13.5-38.0 38 76.3 62.0-86.5
45+ 95 37 35.6 25.7-47.0 58 64.4 53.0-74.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 18 38.1 23.1-55.7 22 61.9 44.3-76.9
Some College + 106 32 28.9 20.4-39.1 74 71.1 60.9-79.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 20 30.1 18.3-45.2 34 69.9 54.8-81.7
$50,000+ 68 21 33.6 22.6-46.6 47 66.4 53.4-77.4

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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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