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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Firearms

Risk Factor for living in a home with a loaded firearm*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,452 5,485 86.0 85.0-87.0 967 14.0 13.0-15.0
GENDER
Male 2,455 1,915 81.3 79.6-83.0 540 18.7 17.0-20.4
Female 3,997 3,570 90.3 89.2-91.2 427 9.7 8.8-10.8
RACE
White 4,999 4,137 82.8 81.5-84.0 862 17.2 16.0-18.5
African American 1,237 1,164 94.3 92.5-95.7 73 5.7 4.3- 7.5
Other 166 141 88.3 82.1-92.5 25 11.7 7.5-17.9
HISPANIC
Yes 114 105 91.3 81.6-96.1 9 8.7 3.9-18.4
No 6,265 5,316 85.9 84.9-86.8 949 14.1 13.2-15.1
AGE
18-24 378 343 91.5 87.8-94.1 35 8.5 5.9-12.2
25-34 963 832 85.7 83.0-88.0 131 14.3 12.0-17.0
35-44 1,132 980 86.5 84.1-88.6 152 13.5 11.4-15.9
45-54 1,319 1,096 83.6 81.2-85.7 223 16.4 14.3-18.8
55-64 1,178 947 81.5 79.0-83.8 231 18.5 16.2-21.0
65+ 1,433 1,243 87.6 85.7-89.3 190 12.4 10.7-14.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 718 626 89.3 86.6-91.5 92 10.7 8.5-13.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,968 1,665 86.3 84.4-87.9 303 13.7 12.1-15.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,659 1,370 83.2 81.0-85.2 289 16.8 14.8-19.0
College Graduate 2,096 1,814 86.9 85.2-88.5 282 13.1 11.5-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 771 697 92.9 90.9-94.5 74 7.1 5.5- 9.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,065 913 87.5 84.8-89.8 152 12.5 10.2-15.2
$25,000- $34,999 778 646 85.0 81.9-87.6 132 15.0 12.4-18.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,023 854 84.5 81.9-86.8 169 15.5 13.2-18.1
$50,000+ 2,051 1,696 82.3 80.4-84.2 355 17.7 15.8-19.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 387 325 85.2 80.8-88.7 62 14.8 11.3-19.2
Appalachia II 776 661 84.6 81.4-87.4 115 15.4 12.6-18.6
Appalachia III 488 402 83.4 79.2-86.9 86 16.6 13.1-20.8
Catawba 448 382 87.6 84.1-90.4 66 12.4 9.6-15.9
Edisto Savannah 495 400 82.8 78.8-86.2 95 17.2 13.8-21.2
Low Country 340 300 87.4 82.0-91.3 40 12.6 8.7-18.0
Palmetto 972 848 87.8 85.2-90.0 124 12.2 10.0-14.8
Pee Dee 478 383 83.2 79.2-86.5 95 16.8 13.5-20.8
Trident 821 740 91.0 88.6-93.0 81 9.0 7.0-11.4
Upper Savannah 308 239 78.6 72.9-83.4 69 21.4 16.6-27.1
Waccamaw 543 473 87.9 84.5-90.7 70 12.1 9.3-15.5
Wateree 347 292 85.5 80.0-89.7 55 14.5 10.3-20.0
Region***
Region I 695 564 82.2 78.7-85.1 131 17.8 14.9-21.3
Region II 1,264 1,063 84.1 81.6-86.3 201 15.9 13.7-18.4
Region III 1,420 1,230 87.8 85.7-89.5 190 12.2 10.5-14.3
Region IV 825 675 84.2 81.0-86.9 150 15.8 13.1-19.0
Region V 495 400 82.8 78.8-86.2 95 17.2 13.8-21.2
Region VI 543 473 87.9 84.5-90.7 70 12.1 9.3-15.5
Region VII 821 740 91.0 88.6-93.0 81 9.0 7.0-11.4
Region VIII 340 300 87.4 82.0-91.3 40 12.6 8.7-18.0

*Data for this table was derived from the Firearms questions.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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