Loaded Firearm in Home - Calculated Variable*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6346 5535  87.8  (86.4-89.0) 811  12.2  (11.0-13.6)
     GENDER      
Male 2096 1665  82.9  (80.5-85.1) 431  17.1  (14.9-19.5)
Female 4250 3870  92.1  (90.7-93.3) 380   7.9  ( 6.7- 9.3)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 5936 5158  87.0  (85.6-88.4) 778  13.0  (11.6-14.4)
African American/NH  202  191  94.8  (89.1-97.6)  11   5.2  ( 2.4-10.9)
       AGE      
18-24  398  376  95.5  (90.8-97.9)  22   4.5  ( 2.1- 9.2)
25-34  896  823  92.0  (89.2-94.2)  73   8.0  ( 5.8-10.8)
35-44 1199 1051  86.7  (83.8-89.2) 148  13.3  (10.8-16.2)
45-54 1205 1007  82.2  (77.8-86.0) 198  17.8  (14.0-22.2)
55-64 1036  865  84.6  (81.4-87.3) 171  15.4  (12.7-18.6)
65+ 1598 1403  87.0  (84.3-89.2) 195  13.0  (10.8-15.7)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1444 1269  88.8  (85.7-91.3) 175  11.2  ( 8.7-14.3)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2484 2146  87.0  (84.8-88.9) 338  13.0  (11.1-15.2)
Some Post-H.S. 1459 1274  88.1  (85.5-90.4) 185  11.9  ( 9.6-14.5)
College Graduate  950  838  88.0  (83.9-91.1) 112  12.0  ( 8.9-16.1)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  893  780  88.4  (84.7-91.4) 113  11.6  ( 8.6-15.3)
$15,000- 24,999 1022  910  90.9  (88.3-92.9) 112   9.1  ( 7.1-11.7)
$25,000- 34,999  695  600  87.1  (82.2-90.8)  95  12.9  ( 9.2-17.8)
$35,000- 49,999  795  694  89.8  (87.1-92.0) 101  10.2  ( 8.0-12.9)
$50,000 - 74,999  672  558  81.3  (76.1-85.6) 114  18.7  (14.4-23.9)
$75,000 +  453  374  83.4  (76.9-88.3)  79  16.6  (11.7-23.1)

Based on the general population.
#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.