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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Firearms

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 3,778 1,423 36.9 34.1-39.7 2,355 63.1 60.3-65.9
-Eastern NC 1,029 370 35.6 30.5-41.1 659 64.4 58.9-69.5
GENDER
Male 452 190 38.3 31.0-46.2 262 61.7 53.8-69.0
Female 577 180 32.3 25.6-39.8 397 67.7 60.2-74.4
RACE
White 797 295 37.0 31.2-43.3 502 63.0 56.7-68.8
African American 125 36 17.8 10.5-28.4 89 82.2 71.6-89.5
Other minorities 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 998 361 36.1 30.9-41.7 637 63.9 58.3-69.1
AGE
18-34 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 302 110 38.1 29.6-47.3 192 61.9 52.7-70.4
55-64 277 103 34.9 26.5-44.2 174 65.1 55.8-73.5
65-74 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 110 32.9 24.1-43.0 186 67.1 57.0-75.9
Some Post-H.S. 301 112 40.1 30.7-50.3 189 59.9 49.7-69.3
College Graduate 338 115 34.5 26.9-42.9 223 65.5 57.1-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 424 152 39.7 31.5-48.6 272 60.3 51.4-68.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 345 148 39.0 30.9-47.7 197 61.0 52.3-69.1
No 681 221 34.4 28.1-41.2 460 65.6 58.8-71.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 241 102 37.2 27.7-47.9 139 62.8 52.1-72.3
Non-Veteran 788 268 35.1 29.2-41.5 520 64.9 58.5-70.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported having firearms in or around their home.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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