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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Firearms-FEMALES

Is the firearm kept locked in a gun safe or gun cabinet, or do you use a trigger lock or cable lock? *

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  Total
Respond.^
Gun safe/cabinet Trigger lock Cable lock More than one of above Firearm not secured
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 752 156 22.1 17.0-28.3 75 15.1 10.2-21.9 17 3.3 1.7- 6.4 44 8.8 5.1-14.7 460 50.6 44.1-57.0
-FEMALES 306 72 20.7 15.3-27.6 33 16.7 10.3-25.9 6 1.4 0.6- 3.1 15 3.2 1.4- 7.1 180 58.0 49.2-66.4
RACE
White 275 65 19.5 14.0-26.5 30 16.8 10.0-26.8 *** *** *** 15 3.5 1.5- 7.8 159 58.7 49.3-67.6
African American 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 59 *** *** *** 11 13.0 6.0-26.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 88 22 18.3 10.7-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 64 11 9.7 4.7-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 93 26 19.8 11.9-31.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 104 26 20.7 12.7-31.8 12 14.0 6.8-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 121 19 13.1 7.4-22.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 184 52 23.7 16.4-33.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 299 70 20.1 14.7-26.8 32 16.9 10.4-26.3 *** *** *** 15 3.3 1.4- 7.3 177 58.6 49.7-67.1

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