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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 3,778 1,423 36.9 34.1-39.7 2,355 63.1 60.3-65.9
GENDER
Male 1,740 764 40.6 36.6-44.7 976 59.4 55.3-63.4
Female 2,038 659 31.8 28.3-35.5 1,379 68.2 64.5-71.7
RACE
White 3,235 1,220 37.1 34.2-40.2 2,015 62.9 59.8-65.8
African American 346 128 31.1 23.2-40.2 218 68.9 59.8-76.8
Native American 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,708 1,398 37.0 34.2-39.9 2,310 63.0 60.1-65.8
AGE
18-34 283 95 36.6 29.2-44.8 188 63.4 55.2-70.8
35-44 445 150 34.3 27.7-41.5 295 65.7 58.5-72.3
45-54 699 264 35.3 30.1-40.8 435 64.7 59.2-69.9
55-64 969 377 36.7 32.2-41.5 592 63.3 58.5-67.8
65-74 817 323 43.2 37.9-48.5 494 56.8 51.5-62.1
75+ 534 200 37.7 31.4-44.5 334 62.3 55.5-68.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 154 39.8 31.6-48.7 204 60.2 51.3-68.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,141 463 38.3 33.1-43.6 678 61.7 56.4-66.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,077 413 37.2 32.2-42.5 664 62.8 57.5-67.8
College Graduate 1,192 388 33.0 28.8-37.5 804 67.0 62.5-71.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 156 44.8 36.0-53.9 163 55.2 46.1-64.0
$15,000- 24,999 542 224 39.5 32.1-47.5 318 60.5 52.5-67.9
$25,000- 34,999 417 148 31.6 25.1-38.8 269 68.4 61.2-74.9
$35,000- 49,999 559 204 38.7 31.5-46.5 355 61.3 53.5-68.5
$50,000-74,999 562 211 37.7 30.6-45.4 351 62.3 54.6-69.4
$75,000+ 889 300 36.4 30.9-42.2 589 63.6 57.8-69.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,221 528 39.9 35.4-44.6 693 60.1 55.4-64.6
No 2,545 890 35.8 32.4-39.3 1,655 64.2 60.7-67.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 777 347 39.8 34.3-45.5 430 60.2 54.5-65.7
Non-Veteran 3,001 1,076 36.2 33.1-39.5 1,925 63.8 60.5-66.9

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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).

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