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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide

Firearms

Are any firearms now kept in or around your home? Include those kept in a garage, outdoor storage area, car, truck, or other motor vehicle.

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
All Participants 201881 67,786 31.7 31.4-32.1 134095 68.3 67.9-68.6
Alabama 2,623 1,294 51.7 49.5-53.9 1,329 48.3 46.1-50.5
Alaska 2,716 1,627 57.8 54.8-60.6 1,089 42.2 39.4-45.2
Arizona 3,066 989 31.1 28.8-33.4 2,077 68.9 66.6-71.2
Arkansas 2,780 1,431 55.3 53.2-57.4 1,349 44.7 42.6-46.8
California 3,897 846 21.3 19.9-22.9 3,051 78.7 77.1-80.1
Colorado 1,947 629 34.7 32.4-37.1 1,318 65.3 62.9-67.6
Connecticut 7,449 1,279 16.7 15.8-17.8 6,170 83.3 82.2-84.2
Delaware 3,421 934 25.5 23.7-27.3 2,487 74.5 72.7-76.3
District of Colum 1,859 66 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,793 96.2 95.0-97.1
Florida 4,454 1,072 24.5 23.0-25.9 3,382 75.5 74.1-77.0
Georgia 4,277 1,745 40.3 38.5-42.1 2,532 59.7 57.9-61.5
Hawaii 4,450 477 8.7 7.7- 9.8 3,973 91.3 90.2-92.3
Idaho 4,430 2,394 55.3 53.4-57.1 2,036 44.7 42.9-46.6
Illinois 2,103 396 20.2 18.2-22.3 1,707 79.8 77.7-81.8
Indiana 3,851 1,390 39.1 37.3-40.8 2,461 60.9 59.2-62.7
Iowa 3,508 1,370 42.8 40.9-44.8 2,138 57.2 55.2-59.1
Kansas 4,421 1,715 42.1 40.4-43.7 2,706 57.9 56.3-59.6
Kentucky 7,245 3,664 47.7 46.1-49.4 3,581 52.3 50.6-53.9
Louisiana 4,800 1,977 44.1 42.5-45.7 2,823 55.9 54.3-57.5
Maine 2,326 869 40.5 38.3-42.9 1,457 59.5 57.1-61.7
Maryland 4,271 1,028 21.3 19.8-22.8 3,243 78.7 77.2-80.2
Massachusetts 8,474 934 12.6 11.7-13.5 7,540 87.4 86.5-88.3
Michigan 3,653 1,339 38.4 36.6-40.2 2,314 61.6 59.8-63.4
Minnesota 3,837 1,468 41.7 40.0-43.5 2,369 58.3 56.5-60.0
Mississippi 2,841 1,481 55.3 53.2-57.4 1,360 44.7 42.6-46.8
Missouri 3,981 1,753 41.7 39.7-43.7 2,228 58.3 56.3-60.3
Montana 3,066 1,723 57.7 55.2-60.0 1,343 42.3 40.0-44.8
Nebraska 3,584 1,342 38.6 36.8-40.5 2,242 61.4 59.5-63.2
Nevada 2,379 887 33.8 31.2-36.5 1,492 66.2 63.5-68.8
New Hampshire 3,863 1,091 30.0 28.4-31.7 2,772 70.0 68.3-71.6
New Jersey 5,901 597 12.3 11.2-13.5 5,304 87.7 86.5-88.8
New Mexico 3,439 1,212 34.8 33.0-36.7 2,227 65.2 63.3-67.0
New York 3,822 667 18.0 16.7-19.5 3,155 82.0 80.5-83.3
North Carolina 5,906 2,070 41.3 39.3-43.3 3,836 58.7 56.7-60.7
North Dakota 2,422 1,158 50.7 48.6-52.9 1,264 49.3 47.1-51.4
Ohio 3,288 897 32.4 30.5-34.5 2,391 67.6 65.5-69.5
Oklahoma 4,243 1,896 42.9 41.0-44.8 2,347 57.1 55.2-59.0
Oregon 2,433 901 39.8 37.7-42.0 1,532 60.2 58.0-62.3
Pennsylvania 3,533 1,160 34.7 32.9-36.5 2,373 65.3 63.5-67.1
Rhode Island 4,024 493 12.8 11.7-14.1 3,531 87.2 85.9-88.3
South Carolina 3,038 1,273 42.3 40.3-44.4 1,765 57.7 55.6-59.7
South Dakota 4,921 2,595 56.6 55.0-58.1 2,326 43.4 41.9-45.0
Tennessee 2,774 1,123 43.9 41.8-46.1 1,651 56.1 53.9-58.2
Texas 5,667 2,030 35.9 34.5-37.3 3,637 64.1 62.7-65.5
Utah 3,439 1,634 43.9 41.8-46.0 1,805 56.1 54.0-58.2
Vermont 4,190 1,639 42.0 40.3-43.7 2,551 58.0 56.3-59.7
Virginia 2,831 967 35.1 33.2-37.1 1,864 64.9 62.9-66.8
Washington 4,022 1,244 33.1 31.5-34.8 2,778 66.9 65.2-68.5
West Virginia 2,945 1,513 55.4 53.4-57.4 1,432 44.6 42.6-46.6
Wisconsin 3,290 1,307 44.4 42.4-46.4 1,983 55.6 53.6-57.6
Wyoming 2,859 1,614 59.7 57.6-61.6 1,245 40.3 38.4-42.4
Guam 859 115 14.3 11.8-17.3 744 85.7 82.7-88.2
Puerto Rico 4,230 275 6.7 5.8- 7.8 3,955 93.3 92.2-94.2
Virgin Islands 2,233 196 8.3 7.0- 9.7 2,037 91.7 90.3-93.0

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

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