Are any firearms now kept in or around your home? Please include weapons such as pistols, shotguns, and
rifles; but not BB guns, starter pistols or guns that can not fire. Include those kept in a garage, outdoor
storage area, or motor vehicle
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6439 3258  48.6  (46.6-50.6) 3181  51.4  (49.4-53.4)
     GENDER      
Male 2106 1354  57.2  (53.9-60.4)  752  42.8  (39.6-46.1)
Female 4333 1904  41.1  (38.8-43.5) 2429  58.9  (56.5-61.2)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 6025 3129  51.2  (49.2-53.3) 2896  48.8  (46.7-50.8)
African American/NH  204   39  14.5  ( 9.7-21.1)  165  85.5  (78.9-90.3)
       AGE      
18-24  404  163  35.9  (28.8-43.6)  241  64.1  (56.4-71.2)
25-34  906  443  44.3  (39.4-49.3)  463  55.7  (50.7-60.6)
35-44 1205  635  50.3  (46.1-54.5)  570  49.7  (45.5-53.9)
45-54 1220  677  55.7  (51.5-59.9)  543  44.3  (40.1-48.5)
55-64 1062  623  57.0  (52.4-61.4)  439  43.0  (38.6-47.6)
65+ 1627  710  47.0  (43.6-50.4)  917  53.0  (49.6-56.4)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1465  706  50.4  (46.1-54.6)  759  49.6  (45.4-53.9)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2518 1301  48.8  (45.5-52.0) 1217  51.2  (48.0-54.5)
Some Post-H.S. 1482  755  48.0  (44.0-52.0)  727  52.0  (48.0-56.0)
College Graduate  965  494  47.6  (42.7-52.5)  471  52.4  (47.5-57.3)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  901  319  33.6  (28.2-39.4)  582  66.4  (60.6-71.8)
$15,000- 24,999 1025  481  43.5  (38.9-48.2)  544  56.5  (51.8-61.1)
$25,000- 34,999  704  389  52.7  (47.0-58.3)  315  47.3  (41.7-53.0)
$35,000- 49,999  804  468  52.9  (47.6-58.1)  336  47.1  (41.9-52.4)
$50,000 - 74,999  681  420  58.1  (52.2-63.7)  261  41.9  (36.3-47.8)
$75,000 +  460  266  51.8  (44.9-58.6)  194  48.2  (41.4-55.1)

#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.