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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Firearms

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
-Piedmont NC 384 84 22.0 15.4-30.4 43 18.0 11.3-27.5 8 3.1 1.1- 8.5 17 8.6 3.8-18.2 232 48.4 39.8-57.0
GENDER
Male 236 52 23.4 14.9-34.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 10.7 4.4-24.1 *** *** ***
Female 148 32 18.7 11.6-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 337 74 22.3 15.2-31.6 36 17.0 10.0-27.4 *** *** *** 16 6.9 3.1-14.8 204 51.8 42.4-61.0
African American 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 377 83 21.8 15.2-30.3 41 17.8 11.0-27.4 *** *** *** 17 8.7 3.9-18.4 228 48.6 39.9-57.4
AGE
18-34 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 112 33 25.6 17.0-36.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 20 17.4 10.0-28.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 106 18 17.1 9.1-29.8 14 9.7 4.9-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 133 25 18.5 11.1-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 249 57 22.9 14.4-34.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 18 19.5 11.3-31.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 286 66 22.6 14.9-32.8 36 21.3 13.1-32.6 *** *** *** 12 9.6 3.9-21.6 168 45.7 36.0-55.7

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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).

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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