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Have Loaded Firearms in Home*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 775 713 91.1 88.1-93.4 62 8.9 6.6-11.9
Age
< 20 years 115 110 93.2 83.2-97.5 5 6.8 2.5-16.8
20-24 years 207 198 96.8 91.7-98.8 9 3.2 1.2- 8.3
25-34 years 369 326 85.9 80.6-90.0 43 14.1 10.0-19.4
35+ years 84 79 95.3 85.5-98.6 5 4.7 1.4-14.5
Mother's Race
White 527 477 89.7 85.9-92.6 50 10.3 7.4-14.1
African American 226 216 94.0 87.8-97.2 10 6.0 2.8-12.2
Other Minorities 22 20 94.4 72.2-99.1 2 5.6 0.9-27.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 18 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 757 695 90.9 87.8-93.3 62 9.1 6.7-12.2
Education
< High School 147 142 95.0 86.1-98.3 5 5.0 1.7-13.9
High School 262 243 91.2 85.2-94.9 19 8.8 5.1-14.8
> High School 366 328 89.2 84.6-92.6 38 10.8 7.4-15.4
Marital Status
Married 527 476 89.7 85.8-92.6 51 10.3 7.4-14.2
Other 248 237 93.9 88.0-97.0 11 6.1 3.0-12.0
Income
15,999 or less 245 237 97.0 92.1-98.9 8 3.0 1.1- 7.9
16,000-24,999 116 109 91.7 80.5-96.7 7 8.3 3.3-19.5
25,000-39,999 128 113 87.1 78.0-92.8 15 12.9 7.2-22.0
40,000 or more 240 210 87.0 80.9-91.4 30 13.0 8.6-19.1
WIC recipient
No 423 375 88.0 83.5-91.4 48 12.0 8.6-16.5
Yes 346 332 94.5 89.9-97.1 14 5.5 2.9-10.1
Medicaid recipient
No 403 356 87.8 83.2-91.3 47 12.2 8.7-16.8
Yes 372 357 94.7 90.4-97.2 15 5.3 2.8- 9.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 119 116 97.5 92.3-99.2 3 2.5 0.8- 7.7
1500-2499 grams 256 235 92.4 88.5-95.0 21 7.6 5.0-11.5
2500+ grams 398 360 90.9 87.6-93.4 38 9.1 6.6-12.4

*Survey Question:
Listed below are some things about safety. Indicate if it applies to you. 67e. There are loaded
gun, rifles, or other firearms in my home

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.