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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 130 44 31.7 23.6-41.0 86 68.3 59.0-76.4
GENDER
Male 74 24 29.9 20.0-42.2 50 70.1 57.8-80.0
Female 56 20 35.2 23.4-49.2 36 64.8 50.8-76.6
RACE
White 102 38 36.1 26.8-46.7 64 63.9 53.3-73.2
Other 27 6 20.1 8.0-42.3 21 79.9 57.7-92.0
AGE
18-44 58 24 37.2 24.9-51.3 34 62.8 48.7-75.1
45+ 72 20 26.3 16.8-38.7 52 73.7 61.3-83.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 17 26.4 15.7-40.8 37 73.6 59.2-84.3
Some College + 76 27 36.3 25.5-48.7 49 63.7 51.3-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 20 30.9 19.2-45.6 37 69.1 54.4-80.8
$50,000+ 56 17 31.4 20.0-45.6 39 68.6 54.4-80.0

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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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