Loaded and Unlocked Firearm in Home - Calculated Variable*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6339 5879  93.4  (92.3-94.3) 460   6.6  ( 5.7- 7.7)
     GENDER      
Male 2095 1847  90.4  (88.4-92.1) 248   9.6  ( 7.9-11.6)
Female 4244 4032  96.0  (95.0-96.8) 212   4.0  ( 3.2- 5.0)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 5930 5484  92.9  (91.7-93.9) 446   7.1  ( 6.1- 8.3)
African American/NH  202  200  99.7  (98.6-99.9)   2   0.3  ( 0.1- 1.4)
       AGE      
18-24  398  385  98.0  (96.1-99.0)  13   2.0  ( 1.0- 3.9)
25-34  895  863  96.9  (94.9-98.1)  32   3.1  ( 1.9- 5.1)
35-44 1199 1116  92.5  (90.1-94.4)  83   7.5  ( 5.6- 9.9)
45-54 1204 1094  89.9  (85.6-93.0) 110  10.1  ( 7.0-14.4)
55-64 1034  932  91.2  (88.9-93.1) 102   8.8  ( 6.9-11.1)
65+ 1595 1476  92.4  (90.2-94.2) 119   7.6  ( 5.8- 9.8)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1441 1351  95.4  (94.1-96.4)  90   4.6  ( 3.6- 5.9)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2482 2288  92.3  (90.4-93.9) 194   7.7  ( 6.1- 9.6)
Some Post-H.S. 1458 1345  93.0  (90.9-94.7) 113   7.0  ( 5.3- 9.1)
College Graduate  949  886  94.2  (90.7-96.4)  63   5.8  ( 3.6- 9.3)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  892  823  93.5  (91.2-95.3)  69   6.5  ( 4.7- 8.8)
$15,000- 24,999 1022  955  94.6  (92.4-96.2)  67   5.4  ( 3.8- 7.6)
$25,000- 34,999  694  644  93.6  (90.6-95.7)  50   6.4  ( 4.3- 9.4)
$35,000- 49,999  794  740  94.6  (92.5-96.1)  54   5.4  ( 3.9- 7.5)
$50,000 - 74,999  671  611  89.5  (84.6-93.0)  60  10.5  ( 7.0-15.4)
$75,000 +  453  406  90.8  (84.8-94.5)  47   9.2  ( 5.5-15.2)

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.