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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Firearms-WHITE FEMALES

[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%)
TOTAL 2,406 608 23.6 21.6-25.7 1,798 76.4 74.3-78.4
AGE
18-24 87 21 22.2 13.7-34.0 66 77.8 66.0-86.3
25-34 329 85 27.4 22.0-33.6 244 72.6 66.4-78.0
35-44 437 90 20.1 15.9-25.1 347 79.9 74.9-84.1
45-54 524 141 23.7 19.7-28.2 383 76.3 71.8-80.3
55-64 493 129 24.5 20.3-29.2 364 75.5 70.8-79.7
65-74 309 77 22.3 17.5-28.0 232 77.7 72.0-82.5
75+ 216 64 27.5 21.0-35.1 152 72.5 64.9-79.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 67 21.4 16.2-27.6 204 78.6 72.4-83.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 793 190 22.2 19.0-25.8 603 77.8 74.2-81.0
Some Post-H.S. 696 189 25.5 21.8-29.6 507 74.5 70.4-78.2
College Graduate 645 162 24.0 20.3-28.1 483 76.0 71.9-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 67 37.7 29.2-46.9 101 62.3 53.1-70.8
$15,000- 24,999 325 84 19.7 15.5-24.8 241 80.3 75.2-84.5
$25,000- 34,999 293 73 21.7 16.8-27.6 220 78.3 72.4-83.2
$35,000- 49,999 367 100 27.1 22.1-32.8 267 72.9 67.2-77.9
$50,000-74,999 382 87 21.1 16.8-26.2 295 78.9 73.8-83.2
$75,000+ 422 91 22.2 17.6-27.5 331 77.8 72.5-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 736 225 27.9 24.2-32.0 511 72.1 68.0-75.8
No 1,644 379 21.7 19.5-24.2 1,265 78.3 75.8-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 10 34.5 17.0-57.7 16 65.5 42.3-83.0
Non-Veteran 2,373 596 23.4 21.5-25.5 1,777 76.6 74.5-78.5
Currently Serving 7 2 30.9 7.0-72.7 5 69.1 27.3-93.0

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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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