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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Firearms

Are any of these loaded firearms also unlocked? By unlocked, we mean you do not need a key or
combination to get the gun or to fire it. We don't count a safety as a lock.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,406 790 51.4 46.6-56.2 616 48.6 43.8-53.4
-Piedmont NC 733 407 50.4 43.8-57.0 326 49.6 43.0-56.2
GENDER
Male 408 246 52.1 43.3-60.9 162 47.9 39.1-56.7
Female 325 161 47.0 37.9-56.2 164 53.0 43.8-62.1
RACE
White 629 355 51.7 44.7-58.7 274 48.3 41.3-55.3
African American 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 718 400 51.3 44.6-57.9 318 48.7 42.1-55.4
AGE
18-34 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 225 120 46.6 37.1-56.3 105 53.4 43.7-62.9
55-64 186 110 67.4 57.9-75.7 76 32.6 24.3-42.1
65-74 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 197 112 59.1 48.4-68.9 85 40.9 31.1-51.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 279 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 246 137 59.9 50.6-68.5 109 40.1 31.5-49.4
No 484 268 47.1 39.1-55.2 216 52.9 44.8-60.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 561 305 49.3 41.8-56.9 256 50.7 43.1-58.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported having 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).

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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