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Have Gun, Rifles, or Other Firearms in Home *

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1624 1186 71.8 69.0-74.5 438 28.2 25.5-31.0
Age
< 20 years 237 197 86.5 79.7-91.3 40 13.5 8.7-20.3
20-24 years 421 320 75.6 70.0-80.4 101 24.4 19.6-30.0
25-34 years 783 538 65.8 61.4-69.8 245 34.2 30.2-38.6
35+ years 183 131 70.0 61.1-77.6 52 30.0 22.4-38.9
Mother's Race
White 1103 724 66.1 62.6-69.5 379 33.9 30.5-37.4
African American 466 418 88.4 83.5-92.0 48 11.6 8.0-16.5
Other Minorities 55 44 79.4 62.6-89.9 11 20.6 10.1-37.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 98 96.0 88.4-98.7 3 4.0 1.3-11.6
No 1523 1088 69.6 66.6-72.5 435 30.4 27.5-33.4
Education
< High School 369 317 86.7 81.4-90.6 52 13.3 9.4-18.6
High School 526 382 71.4 66.0-76.3 144 28.6 23.7-34.0
> High School 728 486 64.6 60.2-68.7 242 35.4 31.3-39.8
Marital Status
Married 1082 717 65.1 61.5-68.6 365 34.9 31.4-38.5
Other 542 469 86.7 82.4-90.1 73 13.3 9.9-17.6
Income
15,999 or less 469 389 82.0 76.9-86.2 80 18.0 13.8-23.1
16,000-24,999 254 190 71.3 63.8-77.9 64 28.7 22.1-36.2
25,000-39,999 247 162 63.8 55.9-71.0 85 36.2 29.0-44.1
40,000 or more 501 314 62.9 57.6-67.9 187 37.1 32.1-42.4
WIC recipient
No 843 558 64.6 60.4-68.5 285 35.4 31.5-39.6
Yes 765 616 79.4 75.4-82.9 149 20.6 17.1-24.6
Medicaid recipient
No 816 535 64.8 60.7-68.7 281 35.2 31.3-39.3
Yes 808 651 79.7 75.8-83.1 157 20.3 16.9-24.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 225 182 81.8 76.2-86.3 43 18.2 13.7-23.8
1500-2499 grams 529 390 74.6 70.7-78.1 139 25.4 21.9-29.3
2500+ grams 867 612 71.5 68.4-74.4 255 28.5 25.6-31.6

*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.