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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you ever played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
-Eastern NC 5,062 2,822 56.8 54.7-58.9 2,240 43.2 41.1-45.3
GENDER
Male 1,824 1,130 60.8 57.2-64.3 694 39.2 35.7-42.8
Female 3,238 1,692 53.1 50.7-55.4 1,546 46.9 44.6-49.3
RACE
White 3,428 2,034 61.9 59.4-64.4 1,394 38.1 35.6-40.6
African American 1,141 581 52.2 47.9-56.6 560 47.8 43.4-52.1
Other Minorities 468 193 38.6 32.4-45.1 275 61.4 54.9-67.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 216 74 29.6 22.5-37.9 142 70.4 62.1-77.5
Non-Hispanic 4,827 2,745 59.2 57.0-61.3 2,082 40.8 38.7-43.0
AGE
18-24 174 80 49.6 40.0-59.2 94 50.4 40.8-60.0
25-34 499 292 59.3 54.0-64.5 207 40.7 35.5-46.0
35-44 785 505 64.1 59.8-68.2 280 35.9 31.8-40.2
45-54 978 586 59.1 55.2-62.9 392 40.9 37.1-44.8
55-64 1,052 647 61.8 58.3-65.2 405 38.2 34.8-41.7
65-74 913 475 53.7 49.9-57.5 438 46.3 42.5-50.1
75+ 632 223 35.4 31.1-39.9 409 64.6 60.1-68.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 793 275 35.6 30.5-41.0 518 64.4 59.0-69.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,548 845 56.4 52.1-60.5 703 43.6 39.5-47.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,376 864 63.3 59.5-66.9 512 36.7 33.1-40.5
College Graduate 1,333 837 65.0 61.7-68.1 496 35.0 31.9-38.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 272 37.4 32.0-43.2 380 62.6 56.8-68.0
$15,000- 24,999 812 404 53.7 48.1-59.1 408 46.3 40.9-51.9
$25,000- 34,999 562 296 51.1 44.1-58.2 266 48.9 41.8-55.9
$35,000- 49,999 725 449 60.9 56.2-65.5 276 39.1 34.5-43.8
$50,000-74,999 751 485 63.5 58.0-68.7 266 36.5 31.3-42.0
$75,000+ 909 640 72.6 68.9-76.0 269 27.4 24.0-31.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,022 1,050 53.5 50.2-56.9 972 46.5 43.1-49.8
No 3,005 1,756 58.6 55.9-61.2 1,249 41.4 38.8-44.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 907 617 69.2 64.1-73.9 290 30.8 26.1-35.9
Non-Veteran 4,152 2,205 54.1 51.7-56.4 1,947 45.9 43.6-48.3

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^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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