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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Firearms-WHITES

Are any of these loaded firearms also unlocked? By "unlocked" we mean you do not need a key or combination to get the gun or to fire it. We don't count a safety as a lock.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,446 865 58.4 55.3-61.5 581 41.6 38.5-44.7
GENDER
Male 845 533 61.7 57.6-65.6 312 38.3 34.4-42.4
Female 601 332 51.9 47.0-56.7 269 48.1 43.3-53.0
AGE
18-24 44 22 47.7 30.7-65.3 22 52.3 34.7-69.3
25-34 200 110 55.4 46.9-63.6 90 44.6 36.4-53.1
35-44 245 140 53.7 46.2-61.1 105 46.3 38.9-53.8
45-54 301 188 60.9 53.9-67.5 113 39.1 32.5-46.1
55-64 337 211 61.0 54.3-67.3 126 39.0 32.7-45.7
65-74 190 116 59.7 51.0-67.8 74 40.3 32.2-49.0
75+ 126 78 67.3 56.7-76.3 48 32.7 23.7-43.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 108 58.2 49.2-66.6 82 41.8 33.4-50.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 434 264 59.4 53.6-65.0 170 40.6 35.0-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 443 258 57.4 51.5-63.0 185 42.6 37.0-48.5
College Graduate 379 235 58.7 52.6-64.6 144 41.3 35.4-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 92 67.1 56.4-76.3 49 32.9 23.7-43.6
$15,000- 24,999 172 112 63.1 53.1-72.0 60 36.9 28.0-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 183 113 59.1 50.2-67.5 70 40.9 32.5-49.8
$35,000- 49,999 263 169 63.2 56.1-69.7 94 36.8 30.3-43.9
$50,000-74,999 223 129 58.0 50.0-65.6 94 42.0 34.4-50.0
$75,000+ 226 124 54.4 46.5-62.0 102 45.6 38.0-53.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 516 308 60.4 55.1-65.4 208 39.6 34.6-44.9
No 915 548 57.7 53.7-61.6 367 42.3 38.4-46.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 341 217 62.2 55.8-68.2 124 37.8 31.8-44.2
Non-Veteran 1,092 643 57.4 53.7-61.0 449 42.6 39.0-46.3
Currently Serving 13 5 28.6 10.9-56.8 8 71.4 43.2-89.1

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having loaded 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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