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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 3,778 1,423 36.9 34.1-39.7 2,355 63.1 60.3-65.9
-Piedmont NC 1,925 743 38.1 34.2-42.2 1,182 61.9 57.8-65.8
GENDER
Male 915 413 42.5 36.9-48.3 502 57.5 51.7-63.1
Female 1,010 330 31.7 26.9-36.9 680 68.3 63.1-73.1
RACE
White 1,668 638 38.0 33.9-42.4 1,030 62.0 57.6-66.1
African American 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,893 728 38.0 34.1-42.1 1,165 62.0 57.9-65.9
AGE
18-34 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 603 226 34.4 28.8-40.5 377 65.6 59.5-71.2
55-64 466 187 36.9 30.4-43.8 279 63.1 56.2-69.6
65-74 437 177 45.2 37.9-52.7 260 54.8 47.3-62.1
75+ 278 97 36.1 27.5-45.7 181 63.9 54.3-72.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 580 247 39.8 32.5-47.5 333 60.2 52.5-67.5
Some Post-H.S. 549 212 36.5 29.8-43.8 337 63.5 56.2-70.2
College Graduate 624 199 33.8 28.0-40.2 425 66.2 59.8-72.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 199 69 27.6 19.2-38.0 130 72.4 62.0-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 288 105 40.1 30.2-50.9 183 59.9 49.1-69.8
$50,000+ 789 281 37.0 31.2-43.2 508 63.0 56.8-68.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 563 246 40.9 34.1-48.1 317 59.1 51.9-65.9
No 1,355 493 37.2 32.6-42.1 862 62.8 57.9-67.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 378 173 41.0 33.3-49.2 205 59.0 50.8-66.7
Non-Veteran 1,547 570 37.5 33.2-42.1 977 62.5 57.9-66.8

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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).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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