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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Firearm Safety

Are any of these loaded firearms also unlocked? By unlocked, we mean you do not need a key or
a combination or a hand/fingerprint 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 576 323 53.2 48.4-58.0 253 46.8 42.0-51.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 213 124 54.7 46.6-62.6 89 45.3 37.4-53.4
Piedmont 272 148 52.2 45.3-58.9 124 47.8 41.1-54.7
Western NC 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported having loaded firearms in or around their home.

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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