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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

(Adults ages 18 and older - see footnote)

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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
-Eastern NC 5,058 1,492 31.9 30.0-34.0 3,566 68.1 66.0-70.0
GENDER
Male 1,821 643 35.3 32.0-38.8 1,178 64.7 61.2-68.0
Female 3,237 849 28.8 26.6-31.0 2,388 71.2 69.0-73.4
RACE
White 3,424 1,029 33.6 31.1-36.2 2,395 66.4 63.8-68.9
African American 1,141 330 30.9 27.2-34.8 811 69.1 65.2-72.8
Other Minorities 468 125 24.8 19.6-30.9 343 75.2 69.1-80.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 216 43 16.5 11.5-23.3 173 83.5 76.7-88.5
Non-Hispanic 4,823 1,448 33.3 31.2-35.4 3,375 66.7 64.6-68.8
AGE
18-24 174 54 35.3 26.5-45.2 120 64.7 54.8-73.5
25-34 499 155 30.5 25.8-35.6 344 69.5 64.4-74.2
35-44 784 283 36.5 32.5-40.8 501 63.5 59.2-67.5
45-54 976 341 35.1 31.5-38.8 635 64.9 61.2-68.5
55-64 1,051 368 35.5 32.2-38.9 683 64.5 61.1-67.8
65-74 913 203 23.6 20.4-27.1 710 76.4 72.9-79.6
75+ 632 83 14.8 11.7-18.5 549 85.2 81.5-88.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 792 154 22.9 18.6-27.9 638 77.1 72.1-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,548 474 34.8 30.9-39.0 1,074 65.2 61.0-69.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,375 477 36.3 32.7-40.1 898 63.7 59.9-67.3
College Graduate 1,331 387 29.6 26.4-33.0 944 70.4 67.0-73.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 137 22.1 17.6-27.4 515 77.9 72.6-82.4
$15,000- 24,999 811 221 35.1 29.3-41.3 590 64.9 58.7-70.7
$25,000- 34,999 562 172 33.8 27.8-40.4 390 66.2 59.6-72.2
$35,000- 49,999 724 257 35.6 31.3-40.1 467 64.4 59.9-68.7
$50,000-74,999 751 263 34.8 29.9-40.0 488 65.2 60.0-70.1
$75,000+ 908 317 34.8 30.7-39.1 591 65.2 60.9-69.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,020 530 30.5 27.4-33.7 1,490 69.5 66.3-72.6
No 3,003 952 32.7 30.2-35.4 2,051 67.3 64.6-69.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 905 327 34.3 30.1-38.6 578 65.7 61.4-69.9
Non-Veteran 4,150 1,165 31.5 29.2-33.8 2,985 68.5 66.2-70.8

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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