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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,779 52 2.5 1.8- 3.5 310 10.1 8.7-11.8 169 7.8 6.0-10.0 1,098 42.0 39.2-44.7 1,150 37.6 35.1-40.3
GENDER
Male 1,112 29 2.6 1.7- 4.0 179 13.4 10.9-16.3 80 9.3 6.4-13.3 409 39.1 34.9-43.5 415 35.7 31.7-39.9
Female 1,667 23 2.4 1.4- 4.2 131 6.6 5.4- 8.0 89 6.2 4.7- 8.0 689 45.0 41.7-48.3 735 39.8 36.8-42.9
RACE
White 2,014 28 1.8 1.1- 2.9 224 9.8 8.2-11.7 109 7.4 5.3-10.4 765 40.2 37.0-43.6 888 40.7 37.6-44.0
African American 560 19 4.7 2.8- 7.9 60 11.5 8.0-16.1 44 8.9 6.1-12.8 232 42.3 36.9-47.9 205 32.6 27.8-37.8
Other Minorities 191 5 3.4 1.2- 9.3 22 8.5 4.9-14.2 15 8.0 4.3-14.5 96 55.7 45.6-65.4 53 24.4 17.1-33.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 72 3 5.8 1.8-17.3 11 12.9 6.4-24.2 7 9.8 4.4-20.3 28 45.3 30.9-60.6 23 26.2 15.3-41.0
Non-Hispanic 2,704 49 2.4 1.7- 3.4 298 10.0 8.5-11.7 162 7.7 5.9-10.0 1,069 41.8 39.1-44.7 1,126 38.1 35.5-40.8
AGE
18-24 78 3 3.5 1.1-11.0 4 6.2 1.9-18.2 14 20.2 10.4-35.5 40 50.9 37.1-64.6 17 19.2 10.5-32.3
25-34 288 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 12 4.2 2.1- 8.0 16 6.2 3.7-10.4 142 47.5 40.6-54.5 116 41.2 34.6-48.2
35-44 500 12 3.2 1.7- 6.0 40 9.1 6.2-13.1 30 6.1 4.1- 9.2 224 43.1 37.9-48.5 194 38.5 33.3-43.9
45-54 576 13 3.4 1.8- 6.4 73 14.5 11.3-18.5 37 6.2 4.2- 9.0 242 40.3 35.6-45.2 211 35.6 31.0-40.5
55-64 638 13 2.2 1.2- 4.0 92 13.9 11.1-17.2 34 5.8 3.9- 8.6 253 39.8 35.4-44.3 246 38.3 34.1-42.8
65-74 468 7 2.4 1.0- 5.4 60 13.1 9.9-17.1 27 5.2 3.4- 7.9 132 29.4 24.7-34.6 242 49.9 44.5-55.2
75+ 219 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0 27 11.7 7.7-17.4 11 6.9 3.4-13.4 61 29.4 22.9-36.8 118 50.7 43.1-58.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 6 3.7 1.5- 9.0 37 15.1 9.1-24.0 15 6.3 3.5-11.2 114 47.0 37.9-56.3 99 27.9 20.2-37.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 821 21 3.0 1.8- 5.0 109 10.9 8.5-13.9 54 9.6 5.9-15.1 320 43.4 37.9-48.9 317 33.2 28.7-38.0
Some Post-H.S. 855 17 3.1 1.6- 5.7 97 9.5 7.2-12.6 57 8.4 5.4-13.0 346 42.2 37.6-47.0 338 36.7 32.2-41.5
College Graduate 831 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 67 8.0 5.9-10.7 43 5.6 3.8- 8.1 318 38.2 33.8-42.8 395 47.3 42.8-51.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 6 4.1 1.6-10.2 24 9.0 5.5-14.4 20 8.0 4.0-15.2 101 43.4 34.7-52.5 114 35.5 27.9-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 398 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5 48 12.0 7.3-19.1 25 7.4 4.7-11.5 166 52.5 44.2-60.6 152 26.2 20.9-32.4
$25,000- 34,999 293 9 5.2 2.5-10.4 37 9.7 6.5-14.2 19 5.4 2.9- 9.7 115 47.8 39.6-56.1 113 31.9 25.1-39.5
$35,000- 49,999 437 14 4.4 2.3- 8.1 54 10.3 7.6-13.8 25 7.6 4.8-11.9 193 45.6 39.8-51.6 151 32.1 26.9-37.7
$50,000-74,999 479 4 1.7 0.4- 6.5 53 9.2 6.5-12.8 28 8.6 4.7-15.2 202 42.2 36.1-48.5 192 38.4 32.7-44.5
$75,000+ 637 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3 70 10.9 8.0-14.8 39 7.2 4.0-12.6 226 33.9 29.2-38.8 293 47.0 41.7-52.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,032 23 3.1 1.8- 5.1 119 11.2 8.9-14.1 61 8.0 5.1-12.5 392 41.2 36.9-45.6 437 36.4 32.5-40.6
No 1,731 29 2.3 1.4- 3.6 189 9.6 7.8-11.7 107 7.6 5.6-10.3 699 42.4 38.9-45.9 707 38.2 34.9-41.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 605 9 1.5 0.8- 3.1 108 14.0 11.1-17.6 29 5.0 3.2- 7.6 209 35.3 30.3-40.6 250 44.2 38.6-49.9
Non-Veteran 2,174 43 2.8 1.9- 4.1 202 9.0 7.4-10.9 140 8.6 6.5-11.4 889 43.9 40.7-47.1 900 35.7 32.9-38.6

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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.

**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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