SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

Back Arrow Back to Survey Results



Have Gun, Rifles, or Other 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 778 536 68.6 64.1-72.7 242 31.4 27.3-35.9
Age
< 20 years 115 91 78.8 66.8-87.3 24 21.2 12.7-33.2
20-24 years 208 150 75.5 66.6-82.6 58 24.5 17.4-33.4
25-34 years 370 233 60.1 53.5-66.3 137 39.9 33.7-46.5
35+ years 85 62 71.3 58.1-81.7 23 28.7 18.3-41.9
Mother's Race
White 529 326 60.7 55.2-66.0 203 39.3 34.0-44.8
African American 227 192 87.4 80.4-92.2 35 12.6 7.8-19.6
Other Minorities 22 18 75.7 45.8-92.0 4 24.3 8.0-54.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 16 97.8 90.1-99.5 2 2.2 0.5- 9.9
No 760 520 68.0 63.5-72.2 240 32.0 27.8-36.5
Education
< High School 147 125 86.4 76.2-92.7 22 13.6 7.3-23.8
High School 264 178 64.2 55.9-71.7 86 35.8 28.3-44.1
> High School 367 233 63.6 57.3-69.5 134 36.4 30.5-42.7
Marital Status
Married 529 333 63.2 57.8-68.4 196 36.8 31.6-42.2
Other 249 203 79.4 71.4-85.6 46 20.6 14.4-28.6
Income
15,999 or less 246 205 85.6 77.9-90.9 41 14.4 9.1-22.1
16,000-24,999 116 80 65.3 52.0-76.7 36 34.7 23.3-48.0
25,000-39,999 129 72 56.2 45.4-66.3 57 43.8 33.7-54.6
40,000 or more 241 140 57.6 49.9-64.9 101 42.4 35.1-50.1
WIC recipient
No 424 257 59.1 53.1-65.0 167 40.9 35.0-46.9
Yes 348 275 79.1 72.6-84.4 73 20.9 15.6-27.4
Medicaid recipient
No 405 240 59.0 52.9-64.8 165 41.0 35.2-47.1
Yes 373 296 79.5 73.1-84.7 77 20.5 15.3-26.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 119 88 75.1 66.5-82.1 31 24.9 17.9-33.5
1500-2499 grams 257 181 72.0 66.1-77.2 76 28.0 22.8-33.9
2500+ grams 400 266 68.3 63.5-72.7 134 31.7 27.3-36.5

*Survey Question:
Listed below are some things about safety. Indicate if it applies to you. 67d. There are guns,
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.