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Have Loaded Firearms with Trigger Locks 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 1611 1439 89.3 87.2-91.0 172 10.7 9.0-12.8
Age
< 20 years 249 226 90.7 84.7-94.5 23 9.3 5.5-15.3
20-24 years 453 400 87.1 82.6-90.6 53 12.9 9.4-17.4
25-34 years 729 651 90.6 87.7-92.8 78 9.4 7.2-12.3
35+ years 180 162 87.2 79.3-92.4 18 12.8 7.6-20.7
Mother's Race
White 1064 929 87.4 84.8-89.6 135 12.6 10.4-15.2
African American 481 452 94.5 91.0-96.7 29 5.5 3.3- 9.0
Other Minorities 66 58 91.6 79.6-96.9 8 8.4 3.1-20.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 81 98.3 90.2-99.7 2 1.7 0.3- 9.8
No 1527 1357 88.5 86.3-90.4 170 11.5 9.6-13.7
Education
< High School 334 311 94.9 90.9-97.2 23 5.1 2.8- 9.1
High School 546 476 86.7 82.6-90.0 70 13.3 10.0-17.4
> High School 729 650 88.5 85.3-91.0 79 11.5 9.0-14.7
Marital Status
Married 1059 934 88.8 86.3-90.9 125 11.2 9.1-13.7
Other 552 505 90.3 86.3-93.2 47 9.7 6.8-13.7
Income
15,999 or less 489 446 91.2 87.3-94.0 43 8.8 6.0-12.7
16,000-24,999 257 234 90.5 84.9-94.2 23 9.5 5.8-15.1
25,000-39,999 260 230 90.0 84.6-93.7 30 10.0 6.3-15.4
40,000 or more 475 410 85.3 81.0-88.8 65 14.7 11.2-19.0
WIC recipient
No 855 746 87.6 84.7-90.1 109 12.4 9.9-15.3
Yes 742 680 91.1 88.0-93.4 62 8.9 6.6-12.0
Medicaid recipient
No 814 712 87.9 84.9-90.3 102 12.1 9.7-15.1
Yes 797 727 90.9 87.8-93.2 70 9.1 6.8-12.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 198 176 89.6 84.6-93.1 22 10.4 6.9-15.4
1500-2499 grams 533 480 90.7 87.9-92.8 53 9.3 7.2-12.1
2500+ grams 879 782 89.2 87.0-91.1 97 10.8 8.9-13.0

*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.