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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Gambling

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
-Buncombe County 188 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 15 7.2 4.0-12.6 6 4.1 1.4-10.9 58 29.5 22.6-37.5 108 58.7 50.1-66.8
GENDER
Male 80 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 7 8.6 3.7-18.7 5 7.4 2.4-20.5 22 25.1 16.1-37.1 45 57.7 44.5-69.8
Female 108 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.8 2.7-12.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 36 33.8 24.2-45.0 63 59.7 48.5-69.9
RACE
White 172 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 14 7.4 4.0-13.1 4 3.3 0.9-11.2 53 28.4 21.4-36.6 100 60.3 51.4-68.6
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.5 0.7-31.4 2 13.2 2.6-46.2 5 42.8 17.5-72.4 7 38.5 16.7-66.2
AGE
18-44 47 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.9 2.1-20.0 1 4.5 0.6-25.8 17 29.4 17.5-44.8 26 59.2 42.9-73.7
45+ 140 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 12 7.4 4.1-13.2 5 3.7 1.4- 9.7 41 29.7 22.0-38.6 81 58.1 48.9-66.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 7 13.2 5.5-28.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 14 25.3 14.1-41.2 34 58.8 43.0-72.9
Some College + 131 0 0.0 . - . 8 4.7 2.2- 9.8 5 5.4 1.8-15.0 44 31.2 23.0-40.9 74 58.6 48.3-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 90 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 5 7.9 3.0-19.2 2 4.6 0.8-22.5 35 36.7 26.1-48.9 47 49.4 37.4-61.5
$50,000+ 82 0 0.0 . - . 8 7.1 3.4-14.0 3 3.7 1.1-11.6 21 25.9 16.8-37.7 50 63.3 51.2-74.0

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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