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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Firearm Safety

Gun Ownership*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Gun(s) in home Gun(s) not loaded Gun(s) loaded but locked Gun(s) Loaded and unlocked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,970 1,737 57.2 55.1-59.3 657 23.5 21.7-25.5 253 9.0 7.8-10.3 323 10.3 9.1-11.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 301 150 46.2 39.5-53.1 80 30.6 24.2-37.9 30 10.5 7.1-15.4 41 12.7 9.1-17.4
Region 3 282 161 55.3 48.1-62.2 63 23.4 17.7-30.3 30 12.1 7.8-18.1 28 9.2 6.1-13.7
Region 4 540 333 60.2 55.3-64.9 103 19.8 16.2-24.0 44 9.2 6.6-12.6 60 10.8 8.2-14.1
Region 5 429 280 63.3 57.8-68.4 81 20.3 16.2-25.1 32 8.2 5.5-12.0 36 8.3 5.8-11.6
Region 6 296 167 55.9 49.3-62.4 61 21.4 16.3-27.6 32 12.5 8.6-17.7 36 10.2 7.1-14.3
Region 7 476 299 59.6 54.3-64.7 100 24.3 19.9-29.3 31 7.0 4.8-10.2 46 9.1 6.6-12.3
Region 8 369 196 52.2 45.9-58.4 96 27.9 22.5-33.9 27 7.6 4.6-12.2 50 12.4 8.9-17.0
Region 9 & 10 277 151 53.1 46.2-59.9 73 27.5 21.6-34.2 27 8.8 5.9-12.9 26 10.6 6.9-16.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 994 533 53.1 49.4-56.8 248 26.4 23.2-29.9 89 9.3 7.3-11.7 124 11.2 9.1-13.7
Piedmont 1,577 1,002 61.3 58.5-64.1 303 20.8 18.5-23.2 124 8.6 7.0-10.4 148 9.3 7.8-11.1
Western NC 399 202 47.4 41.5-53.3 106 29.8 24.2-36.1 40 10.9 7.7-15.1 51 11.9 8.9-15.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 238 124 47.0 39.2-55.0 63 31.6 24.0-40.3 20 10.0 6.0-16.1 31 11.5 7.8-16.5
Northwest 488 272 54.5 49.2-59.7 105 22.4 18.2-27.3 54 11.7 8.7-15.4 57 11.4 8.6-15.0
Charlotte 404 250 60.3 54.7-65.7 79 20.4 16.3-25.3 32 8.9 6.0-13.0 43 10.4 7.5-14.2
Greensboro 323 209 64.0 57.7-69.8 65 20.4 15.8-26.0 26 8.9 5.8-13.5 23 6.7 4.3-10.3
Southern Regional 395 210 52.6 46.8-58.4 91 24.5 19.5-30.2 41 12.2 8.7-16.9 53 10.7 7.9-14.3
Southeast 175 104 60.0 51.2-68.1 35 22.0 15.6-30.2 *** *** *** 26 13.3 8.8-19.6
Wake 526 335 60.4 55.4-65.2 106 23.4 19.2-28.1 37 7.1 5.0-10.0 48 9.2 6.8-12.3
Area L & Eastern 421 233 54.3 48.6-59.9 113 27.4 22.6-32.8 33 7.9 5.5-11.3 42 10.3 7.2-14.7
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 378 202 50.2 44.1-56.3 89 27.0 21.5-33.3 36 10.1 7.1-14.4 51 12.7 9.3-16.9
Region 2 374 210 56.0 49.9-61.9 84 23.1 18.2-28.7 40 11.3 7.9-15.8 40 9.6 6.8-13.5
Region 3 371 232 59.7 53.9-65.4 73 20.8 16.4-25.9 28 8.8 5.8-13.2 38 10.7 7.6-14.8
Region 4 404 263 63.6 58.0-68.9 76 19.8 15.7-24.7 31 8.3 5.5-12.3 34 8.2 5.7-11.8
Region 5 388 216 54.9 48.8-60.8 83 22.3 17.5-27.8 39 12.2 8.6-17.2 50 10.6 7.7-14.5
Region 6 334 222 61.3 54.7-67.6 66 24.1 18.7-30.6 22 6.9 4.3-10.9 24 7.6 4.9-11.7

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Data in this table were derived from the Firearm Safety questions.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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