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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina


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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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 126 62 45.2 30.2-61.2 64 54.8 38.8-69.8

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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