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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 and unlocked firearm*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,439 5,833 91.6 90.8-92.3 606 8.4 7.7- 9.2
GENDER
Male 2,446 2,102 88.9 87.5-90.2 344 11.1 9.8-12.5
Female 3,993 3,731 94.1 93.2-94.8 262 5.9 5.2- 6.8
RACE
White 4,986 4,432 89.3 88.2-90.2 554 10.7 9.8-11.8
African American 1,237 1,203 97.7 96.5-98.4 34 2.3 1.6- 3.5
Other 166 151 92.8 87.4-95.9 15 7.2 4.1-12.6
HISPANIC
Yes 114 109 93.4 83.0-97.6 5 6.6 2.4-17.0
No 6,253 5,658 91.6 90.8-92.3 595 8.4 7.7- 9.2
AGE
18-24 377 355 95.2 92.4-97.0 22 4.8 3.0- 7.6
25-34 962 888 92.3 90.2-94.0 74 7.7 6.0- 9.8
35-44 1,131 1,041 92.3 90.5-93.8 90 7.7 6.2- 9.5
45-54 1,318 1,174 89.7 87.7-91.3 144 10.3 8.7-12.3
55-64 1,177 1,019 87.4 85.3-89.3 158 12.6 10.7-14.7
65+ 1,425 1,310 92.6 91.1-93.9 115 7.4 6.1- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 666 94.5 92.4-96.1 50 5.5 3.9- 7.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,964 1,788 92.3 90.9-93.5 176 7.7 6.5- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,657 1,470 89.7 88.0-91.3 187 10.3 8.7-12.0
College Graduate 2,091 1,899 91.4 90.0-92.7 192 8.6 7.3-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 770 723 95.9 94.3-97.0 47 4.1 3.0- 5.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,062 975 93.4 91.4-95.0 87 6.6 5.0- 8.6
$25,000- $34,999 777 691 90.6 88.2-92.6 86 9.4 7.4-11.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,023 921 90.8 88.7-92.6 102 9.2 7.4-11.3
$50,000+ 2,048 1,819 89.2 87.6-90.6 229 10.8 9.4-12.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 387 353 91.6 88.0-94.2 34 8.4 5.8-12.0
Appalachia II 775 694 89.6 87.0-91.8 81 10.4 8.2-13.0
Appalachia III 487 440 91.0 87.7-93.6 47 9.0 6.4-12.3
Catawba 446 411 93.9 91.3-95.8 35 6.1 4.2- 8.7
Edisto Savannah 493 430 88.7 85.2-91.5 63 11.3 8.5-14.8
Low Country 340 315 91.9 86.8-95.1 25 8.1 4.9-13.2
Palmetto 970 896 93.3 91.4-94.8 74 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Pee Dee 477 417 90.0 86.8-92.5 60 10.0 7.5-13.2
Trident 820 767 94.5 92.5-95.9 53 5.5 4.1- 7.5
Upper Savannah 307 259 86.0 81.2-89.7 48 14.0 10.3-18.8
Waccamaw 543 495 91.3 88.2-93.6 48 8.7 6.4-11.8
Wateree 347 313 93.1 90.1-95.3 34 6.9 4.7- 9.9
Region***
Region I 694 612 89.0 86.2-91.3 82 11.0 8.7-13.8
Region II 1,262 1,134 90.2 88.2-91.9 128 9.8 8.1-11.8
Region III 1,416 1,307 93.5 92.0-94.7 109 6.5 5.3- 8.0
Region IV 824 730 91.4 89.2-93.1 94 8.6 6.9-10.8
Region V 493 430 88.7 85.2-91.5 63 11.3 8.5-14.8
Region VI 543 495 91.3 88.2-93.6 48 8.7 6.4-11.8
Region VII 820 767 94.5 92.5-95.9 53 5.5 4.1- 7.5
Region VIII 340 315 91.9 86.8-95.1 25 8.1 4.9-13.2

*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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