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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 186 51 23.6 17.8-30.6 135 76.4 69.4-82.2
GENDER
Male 84 30 28.3 19.5-39.2 54 71.7 60.8-80.5
Female 102 21 18.5 11.8-27.9 81 81.5 72.1-88.2
RACE
White 174 46 22.6 16.7-29.7 128 77.4 70.3-83.3
Other 10 5 42.4 15.7-74.4 5 57.6 25.6-84.3
AGE
18-44 65 17 22.0 13.5-33.8 48 78.0 66.2-86.5
45+ 120 34 25.1 17.6-34.3 86 74.9 65.7-82.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 18 17.8 10.9-27.8 69 82.2 72.2-89.1
Some College + 99 33 28.8 20.3-39.1 66 71.2 60.9-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 29 28.5 19.5-39.7 58 71.5 60.3-80.5
$50,000+ 64 14 18.8 10.7-30.8 50 81.2 69.2-89.3

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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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