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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Firearms-MALES

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
-MALES 446 84 22.7 16.0-31.2 42 14.5 8.4-23.8 11 4.2 1.9- 8.7 29 11.2 6.2-19.5 280 47.4 39.4-55.6
RACE
White 385 74 23.9 16.5-33.4 31 12.9 6.6-23.7 *** *** *** 25 10.0 5.4-18.0 246 49.8 40.8-58.8
African American 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 120 22 17.3 10.4-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 118 *** *** *** 11 8.2 4.1-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 143 34 20.0 12.4-30.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 133 20 15.6 9.0-25.6 14 8.9 4.6-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 171 29 17.6 11.0-26.8 14 8.1 4.2-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 274 54 25.0 16.0-36.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 8.3 3.4-18.8 171 45.4 35.2-55.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 190 32 16.9 11.2-24.8 18 8.6 4.7-15.0 *** *** *** 13 10.0 4.1-22.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 256 52 24.9 16.2-36.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.7 5.6-22.7 158 44.0 34.2-54.3

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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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