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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Gun Safety

Do you have any guns in or around your home?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 698 284 32.3 28.0-36.9 414 67.7 63.1-72.0
GENDER
Male 363 158 35.9 30.0-42.2 205 64.1 57.8-70.0
Female 331 125 29.0 23.2-35.6 206 71.0 64.4-76.8
RACE
White 457 227 41.2 35.6-47.1 230 58.8 52.9-64.4
African American 120 21 18.5 11.0-29.3 99 81.5 70.7-89.0
Other Minorities 79 22 18.6 10.7-30.4 57 81.4 69.6-89.3
HISPANIC
Yes 82 11 9.5 4.6-18.6 71 90.5 81.4-95.4
No 612 272 36.0 31.2-41.2 340 64.0 58.8-68.8
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 154 63 31.0 22.4-41.2 91 69.0 58.8-77.6
5 through 10 188 68 34.9 26.3-44.7 120 65.1 55.3-73.7
11 through 13 131 55 30.4 21.8-40.6 76 69.6 59.4-78.2
14 through 17 225 98 31.9 24.8-39.9 127 68.1 60.1-75.2
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 31 16.3 10.5-24.2 104 83.7 75.8-89.5
Some College 202 90 36.3 27.9-45.5 112 63.7 54.5-72.1
College Graduate 360 163 36.8 30.7-43.3 197 63.2 56.7-69.3
SCHOOL
Public School 493 203 33.0 27.8-38.5 290 67.0 61.5-72.2
Private/Home 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 164 65 31.2 22.7-41.2 99 68.8 58.8-77.3
K-5th 190 71 35.2 26.6-44.8 119 64.8 55.2-73.4
6th-8th 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 213 92 30.3 23.3-38.3 121 69.7 61.7-76.7
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 332 166 40.2 33.4-47.4 166 59.8 52.6-66.6
Public 284 86 23.3 17.7-29.9 198 76.7 70.1-82.3
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 161 64 31.1 23.1-40.3 97 68.9 59.7-76.9
No 526 216 33.0 27.9-38.4 310 67.0 61.6-72.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012, 2013-2014 and 2016-2017 are NOT comparable to results from 2010 and earlier.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards; see N.C. CHAMP Technical Notes for more details

1Asked of all children ages 0 to 17 years

2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = 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.

39th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

4Health Insurance categories: PRIVATE = State Employee Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, or other private health insurance plan purchased from an employer or directly from insurance company.
PUBLIC = Medicaid, Carolina ACCESS, Health Check, or NC Health Choice. OTHER = the military, CHAMPUS, TRI CARE, Indian Health Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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