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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Gambling

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
-Buncombe County 339 66 20.1 15.4-25.7 273 79.9 74.3-84.6
GENDER
Male 126 30 23.9 16.2-33.9 96 76.1 66.1-83.8
Female 213 36 17.0 11.8-23.8 177 83.0 76.2-88.2
RACE
White 305 58 19.3 14.5-25.1 247 80.7 74.9-85.5
Other 32 8 27.8 12.7-50.5 24 72.2 49.5-87.3
AGE
18-44 74 20 22.2 13.8-33.9 54 77.8 66.1-86.2
45+ 264 46 18.6 13.8-24.5 218 81.4 75.5-86.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 22 20.2 12.6-30.9 89 79.8 69.1-87.4
Some College + 227 44 20.1 14.5-27.0 183 79.9 73.0-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 38 22.9 16.1-31.6 143 77.1 68.4-83.9
$50,000+ 122 23 19.2 12.6-28.2 99 80.8 71.8-87.4

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*Denominator includes respondents who have NEVER played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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