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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Firearms-WHITES

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
-WHITES 660 139 22.5 16.9-29.3 61 14.1 8.9-21.6 15 2.7 1.4- 5.4 40 8.0 4.6-13.5 405 52.6 45.6-59.6
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 655 139 22.6 17.0-29.4 60 14.1 8.9-21.6 15 2.8 1.4- 5.5 40 8.0 4.6-13.5 401 52.6 45.5-59.5
AGE
18-34 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 115 23 16.6 10.3-25.8 16 9.2 5.1-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 188 42 18.4 12.4-26.5 12 6.5 3.2-12.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 169 26 11.8 7.1-18.9 16 12.3 6.4-22.6 *** *** *** 14 7.7 4.1-13.9 109 64.9 54.2-74.3
75+ 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 208 54 21.9 15.0-30.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 3.6 1.6- 7.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 200 *** *** *** 18 8.9 4.9-15.6 *** *** *** 16 11.0 5.0-22.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 186 33 20.9 13.5-31.0 18 7.4 4.0-13.4 *** *** *** 11 6.3 2.6-14.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 12 10.4 5.2-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.6 3.7-22.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 245 39 16.0 10.6-23.6 18 7.4 4.1-13.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 161 59.1 48.5-68.9
No 414 99 25.5 18.0-34.8 43 17.3 10.2-27.9 11 3.4 1.6- 7.4 17 4.1 1.9- 9.0 244 49.6 40.7-58.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 27 16.8 10.8-25.1 17 8.9 4.8-15.9 *** *** *** 13 11.2 4.6-24.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 487 112 23.9 17.3-32.1 44 15.4 9.2-24.6 *** *** *** 27 7.2 3.6-13.8 294 51.3 43.1-59.4

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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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