Table 1: Characteristics of older adults by presence of ≥1 gun stored in or around the home.

Gun in the homeNo gun in the homeTotal
Weighted %95% CIWeighted %95% CIWeighted %95% CI

Age group
 55–64474351393642424045
 65–74363340363339363438
 75–84151318211923191721
 85+1.70.72.64.13.05.23.12.43.9
Female444048636166565458
Race
 White898692797782838185
 Black6.04.17.91210149.68.211
 Other2.71.53.94.53.15.93.82.84.8
Live alone161418302832252326
Income below poverty level433947484552464449
Education
 College or higher343037363339353337
 High school262330242127252327
 Below high school403644403743403842
Census division (with included states)
 New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)4.72.96.46.75.18.35.94.77.1
 Mid-Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 8.96.811201822151417
 East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)151217161318151417
 West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD)7.25.29.36.95.58.47.15.98.3
 South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, WV, SC, VA)201723181621191721
 East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)8.66.5114.63.45.86.25.17.3
 West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 1310158.16.49.79.88.511
 Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT)9.67.1125.03.86.36.85.68.1
 Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)1411161513171412.616.1

. CI: Confidence Interval. Survey data includes weighting variables for generation of national estimates. Multiple responses allowed per participant; ; under Pearson chi-square tests; numbers may not add to 100% due to rounding.