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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Firearms

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%)
North Carolina 1,406 790 51.4 46.6-56.2 616 48.6 43.8-53.4
-Eastern NC 364 202 51.3 42.0-60.6 162 48.7 39.4-58.0
GENDER
Male 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 290 *** *** *** *** *** ***
African American 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 355 197 50.8 41.3-60.3 158 49.2 39.7-58.7
AGE
18-34 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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