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Have Loaded Firearms with Trigger Locks 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 772 686 88.6 85.3-91.3 86 11.4 8.7-14.7
Age
< 20 years 115 106 90.3 80.1-95.5 9 9.7 4.5-19.9
20-24 years 204 186 92.4 85.7-96.1 18 7.6 3.9-14.3
25-34 years 369 315 83.8 78.2-88.2 54 16.2 11.8-21.8
35+ years 84 79 97.5 90.2-99.4 5 2.5 0.6- 9.8
Mother's Race
White 524 460 87.4 83.2-90.6 64 12.6 9.4-16.8
African American 226 206 91.7 85.1-95.5 20 8.3 4.5-14.9
Other Minorities 22 20 90.1 56.6-98.4 2 9.9 1.6-43.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 15 98.6 89.6-99.8 1 1.4 0.2-10.4
No 756 671 88.5 85.1-91.2 85 11.5 8.8-14.9
Education
< High School 145 137 96.0 88.0-98.8 8 4.0 1.2-12.0
High School 263 222 81.4 74.0-87.1 41 18.6 12.9-26.0
> High School 364 327 90.6 86.2-93.7 37 9.4 6.3-13.8
Marital Status
Married 524 459 87.7 83.6-90.9 65 12.3 9.1-16.4
Other 248 227 90.5 84.1-94.5 21 9.5 5.5-15.9
Income
15,999 or less 243 225 94.8 89.4-97.5 18 5.2 2.5-10.6
16,000-24,999 115 102 82.0 69.4-90.2 13 18.0 9.8-30.6
25,000-39,999 129 112 86.6 77.2-92.4 17 13.4 7.6-22.8
40,000 or more 240 207 86.0 79.5-90.6 33 14.0 9.4-20.5
WIC recipient
No 423 367 87.0 82.2-90.6 56 13.0 9.4-17.8
Yes 343 315 90.5 85.3-94.0 28 9.5 6.0-14.7
Medicaid recipient
No 404 348 87.2 82.4-90.8 56 12.8 9.2-17.6
Yes 368 338 90.3 85.2-93.8 30 9.7 6.2-14.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 118 108 91.9 85.4-95.6 10 8.1 4.4-14.6
1500-2499 grams 256 225 88.0 83.4-91.5 31 12.0 8.5-16.6
2500+ grams 396 351 88.6 85.0-91.5 45 11.4 8.5-15.0

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

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