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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Gun Safety

How many guns are in or around your home?1

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  Total
Respond2
None One gun Two or more guns
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,045 664 67.7 63.6-71.5 99 8.3 6.4-10.7 282 24.0 20.6-27.8
GENDER
Male 522 328 68.4 62.7-73.6 50 7.6 5.1-11.1 144 24.0 19.4-29.3
Female 518 332 66.9 60.9-72.4 48 9.0 6.3-12.6 138 24.2 19.3-29.8
RACE
White 647 342 54.6 49.3-59.8 67 10.6 8.0-14.1 238 34.8 30.0-39.9
African American 204 164 86.4 79.4-91.2 19 7.0 3.5-13.5 21 6.6 3.8-11.3
Other Minorities 186 152 85.2 73.2-92.3 13 2.7 0.9- 7.7 21 12.1 5.5-24.5
HISPANIC
Yes 171 162 97.6 95.1-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 871 501 62.8 58.1-67.3 94 9.5 7.3-12.4 276 27.7 23.7-32.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 230 154 71.2 63.2-78.1 18 6.1 3.4-10.5 58 22.7 16.5-30.4
5 through 10 311 201 68.0 60.0-75.0 29 7.4 4.7-11.4 81 24.6 18.2-32.4
11 through 13 183 122 67.2 57.1-76.0 19 11.7 6.2-21.2 42 21.0 14.4-29.7
14 through 17 321 187 63.6 55.9-70.7 33 9.5 5.9-14.8 101 26.9 20.8-34.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 255 197 78.1 69.8-84.6 14 3.9 2.0- 7.3 44 18.0 11.9-26.3
Some College 276 164 66.3 58.3-73.5 32 9.6 5.8-15.6 80 24.1 18.1-31.3
College Graduate 512 301 61.4 55.5-67.0 53 10.3 7.4-14.1 158 28.3 23.3-33.9
SCHOOL
Public School 723 450 66.0 60.9-70.8 74 9.6 7.1-13.0 199 24.3 20.1-29.1
Private/Home 116 *** *** *** 13 8.9 4.4-17.1 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 257 176 72.5 64.9-79.1 18 5.0 2.8- 8.8 63 22.5 16.4-29.9
K-5th 307 197 65.9 58.0-73.1 29 8.7 5.6-13.1 81 25.4 18.9-33.1
6th-8th 187 123 69.9 60.1-78.3 22 11.2 5.8-20.5 42 18.9 12.8-27.0
9th-12th3 294 168 61.5 53.2-69.2 30 10.1 6.3-15.9 96 28.4 21.7-36.1
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 522 282 54.8 49.0-60.5 52 10.9 7.8-15.0 188 34.3 29.1-39.9
Public 417 322 81.9 76.4-86.3 36 6.4 4.0-10.2 59 11.7 8.2-16.4
Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 209 127 61.2 51.3-70.3 28 14.9 8.9-23.8 54 23.9 16.8-32.8
No 823 526 68.8 64.3-73.0 71 7.1 5.2- 9.5 226 24.2 20.3-28.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012 and 2013-2014 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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