Are any of these loaded firearms also unlocked? By 'unlocked' we mean you do not need a key or combination
to get the gun or to fire it. We do not count a safety as a lock.
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 804 460  54.5  (48.8-60.0) 344  45.5  (40.0-51.2)
     GENDER      
Male 430 248  56.0  (48.8-63.1) 182  44.0  (36.9-51.2)
Female 374 212  51.4  (43.0-59.7) 162  48.6  (40.3-57.0)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 772 446  55.5  (49.7-61.1) 326  44.5  (38.9-50.3)
African American/NH  11   2   6.3  ( 1.2-26.7)   9  93.7  (73.3-98.8)
       AGE      
18-24  22  13  44.8  (16.3-77.2)   9  55.2  (22.8-83.7)
25-34  72  32  39.2  (25.3-55.2)  40  60.8  (44.8-74.7)
35-44 148  83  56.3  (45.5-66.6)  65  43.7  (33.4-54.5)
45-54 197 110  57.0  (44.1-69.0)  87  43.0  (31.0-55.9)
55-64 169 102  58.0  (47.6-67.6)  67  42.0  (32.4-52.4)
65+ 192 119  58.4  (48.1-68.1)  73  41.6  (31.9-51.9)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 172  90  41.5  (30.3-53.5)  82  58.5  (46.5-69.7)
H.S. or G.E.D. 336 194  59.6  (51.6-67.1) 142  40.4  (32.9-48.4)
Some Post-H.S. 184 113  59.2  (48.1-69.4)  71  40.8  (30.6-51.9)
College Graduate 111  63  48.2  (32.7-64.0)  48  51.8  (36.0-67.3)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000 112  69  56.2  (41.2-70.1)  43  43.8  (29.9-58.8)
$15,000- 24,999 112  67  59.1  (46.6-70.5)  45  40.9  (29.5-53.4)
$25,000- 34,999  94  50  49.8  (32.4-67.3)  44  50.2  (32.7-67.6)
$35,000- 49,999 100  54  54.7  (43.0-66.0)  46  45.3  (34.0-57.0)
$50,000 - 74,999 113  60  56.5  (42.6-69.4)  53  43.5  (30.6-57.4)
$75,000 +  79  47  55.5  (36.9-72.7)  32  44.5  (27.3-63.1)

Asked to those respondents who reported keeping a loaded gun in or around their home.
#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.