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Have Loaded Firearms in Home*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1627 1515 93.1 91.4-94.5 112 6.9 5.5- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 251 241 95.1 89.9-97.7 10 4.9 2.3-10.1
20-24 years 454 427 94.1 90.7-96.3 27 5.9 3.7- 9.3
25-34 years 741 680 91.9 89.2-93.9 61 8.1 6.1-10.8
35+ years 181 167 93.3 87.0-96.7 14 6.7 3.3-13.0
Mother's Race
White 1082 983 91.3 89.0-93.1 99 8.7 6.9-11.0
African American 480 470 98.4 96.0-99.4 10 1.6 0.6- 4.0
Other Minorities 65 62 94.3 80.6-98.5 3 5.7 1.5-19.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 82 99.9 98.9- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
No 1543 1432 92.5 90.7-94.0 111 7.5 6.0- 9.3
Education
< High School 337 329 98.1 95.1-99.3 8 1.9 0.7- 4.9
High School 552 517 93.0 89.7-95.3 35 7.0 4.7-10.3
> High School 736 667 90.7 87.8-93.0 69 9.3 7.0-12.2
Marital Status
Married 1072 977 91.4 89.1-93.2 95 8.6 6.8-10.9
Other 555 538 96.8 94.1-98.3 17 3.2 1.7- 5.9
Income
15,999 or less 492 474 96.2 93.2-97.9 18 3.8 2.1- 6.8
16,000-24,999 259 250 96.7 92.6-98.6 9 3.3 1.4- 7.4
25,000-39,999 262 240 92.8 88.0-95.8 22 7.2 4.2-12.0
40,000 or more 483 424 87.2 83.1-90.4 59 12.8 9.6-16.9
WIC recipient
No 864 780 90.0 87.2-92.2 84 10.0 7.8-12.8
Yes 747 720 96.7 94.6-98.0 27 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Medicaid recipient
No 824 739 89.7 86.9-91.9 85 10.3 8.1-13.1
Yes 803 776 96.9 94.9-98.2 27 3.1 1.8- 5.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 201 193 96.2 92.4-98.1 8 3.8 1.9- 7.6
1500-2499 grams 539 500 93.8 91.5-95.4 39 6.2 4.6- 8.5
2500+ grams 886 821 93.0 91.2-94.5 65 7.0 5.5- 8.8

*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.