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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 824 310 34.6 29.9-39.7 514 65.4 60.3-70.1
GENDER
Male 373 161 37.4 30.4-45.0 212 62.6 55.0-69.6
Female 451 149 31.4 25.6-37.7 302 68.6 62.3-74.4
RACE
White 770 287 34.4 29.5-39.6 483 65.6 60.4-70.5
Other minorities 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 817 309 34.9 30.1-40.0 508 65.1 60.0-69.9
AGE
18-34 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 239 78 30.1 23.4-37.8 161 69.9 62.2-76.6
55-64 226 87 39.3 31.7-47.5 139 60.7 52.5-68.3
65-74 183 76 43.5 34.6-52.9 107 56.5 47.1-65.4
75+ 120 52 42.2 32.3-52.7 68 57.8 47.3-67.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 106 45.0 36.2-54.2 159 55.0 45.8-63.8
Some Post-H.S. 227 89 34.3 25.6-44.2 138 65.7 55.8-74.4
College Graduate 230 74 26.8 20.3-34.4 156 73.2 65.6-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 152 57 42.1 32.0-52.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 43 28.5 19.7-39.2 73 71.5 60.8-80.3
$50,000+ 238 78 27.8 20.2-36.8 160 72.2 63.2-79.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 313 134 38.8 31.7-46.5 179 61.2 53.5-68.3
No 509 176 32.6 26.5-39.2 333 67.4 60.8-73.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 72 41.8 32.4-51.8 86 58.2 48.2-67.6
Non-Veteran 666 238 33.3 28.1-39.0 428 66.7 61.0-71.9

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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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