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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
-Eastern NC 1,588 1,242 74.4 70.7-77.8 153 10.0 7.8-12.7 79 6.6 5.0- 8.8 75 5.3 3.8- 7.4 39 3.7 2.1- 6.4
GENDER
Male 683 508 71.0 65.0-76.3 69 8.6 5.7-12.8 43 8.1 5.5-11.7 40 6.9 4.4-10.7 23 5.4 2.7-10.6
Female 905 734 78.3 74.2-82.0 84 11.6 8.8-15.3 36 4.9 3.2- 7.5 35 3.5 2.2- 5.4 16 1.6 1.0- 2.8
RACE
White 1,092 841 73.4 68.7-77.7 104 10.4 7.6-14.1 58 6.6 4.7- 9.3 60 5.8 4.0- 8.5 29 3.7 1.9- 7.2
African American 351 291 77.2 69.3-83.4 34 9.1 6.1-13.3 12 6.0 2.9-11.7 8 4.5 1.7-11.6 6 3.3 0.9-11.6
Other Minorities 135 102 74.1 62.2-83.2 14 9.5 4.7-18.3 8 8.3 3.9-16.7 7 3.8 1.5- 9.2 4 4.4 0.9-18.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 47 40 78.1 57.6-90.3 2 2.3 0.5- 9.6 3 9.1 2.9-25.0 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 1 7.6 1.1-37.6
Non-Hispanic 1,539 1,200 74.2 70.4-77.7 151 10.4 8.1-13.2 76 6.5 4.8- 8.7 74 5.4 3.8- 7.6 38 3.5 1.9- 6.2
AGE
18-24 59 38 57.8 41.7-72.5 7 15.1 6.6-30.9 8 10.7 4.9-21.7 4 8.3 2.8-22.1 2 8.1 2.0-27.4
25-34 169 125 71.7 62.7-79.3 18 9.1 5.4-14.8 15 11.2 6.4-18.8 6 3.9 1.7- 9.0 5 4.1 1.3-11.7
35-44 300 234 80.0 74.3-84.7 28 8.3 5.5-12.4 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7 16 5.2 2.8- 9.5 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4
45-54 362 290 78.1 72.4-83.0 38 10.9 7.5-15.5 13 4.4 2.3- 8.1 13 4.0 2.1- 7.5 8 2.6 1.2- 5.7
55-64 384 309 80.0 75.1-84.2 33 7.1 4.9-10.3 15 4.8 2.8- 8.0 18 5.2 3.1- 8.5 9 2.9 1.4- 5.8
65-74 217 168 76.5 69.3-82.4 18 8.0 4.7-13.1 11 5.4 2.8-10.1 13 6.6 3.7-11.5 7 3.6 1.5- 8.3
75+ 91 73 80.3 69.7-87.8 11 13.7 7.4-24.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7 4 3.9 1.5-10.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 132 76.1 64.2-85.0 16 7.1 4.0-12.1 12 9.3 4.4-18.5 5 7.0 1.9-22.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 495 393 76.3 69.4-82.1 43 10.3 6.1-16.9 19 6.9 3.9-12.0 22 3.4 2.0- 5.5 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 501 394 72.5 65.3-78.7 56 10.8 7.6-15.1 20 4.8 2.9- 7.8 21 6.2 3.4-11.1 10 5.7 2.0-15.1
College Graduate 426 323 73.2 66.8-78.9 38 10.0 6.4-15.3 28 7.3 4.5-11.5 27 6.1 3.8- 9.5 10 3.4 1.3- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 119 82.4 72.8-89.1 14 7.5 3.9-13.9 5 4.2 1.3-12.5 8 5.9 2.5-13.5 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 239 191 75.5 65.1-83.5 23 7.5 4.4-12.4 13 10.7 5.5-19.8 10 5.7 1.9-15.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
$25,000- 34,999 176 144 80.9 69.3-88.8 17 12.5 5.8-25.1 6 4.0 1.6-10.1 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8
$35,000- 49,999 279 211 74.3 67.2-80.3 28 9.8 6.3-15.0 20 9.2 5.4-15.3 13 5.2 2.7- 9.8 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5
$50,000-74,999 281 223 68.8 58.6-77.5 32 16.4 9.4-27.0 9 4.6 2.1- 9.8 9 5.3 2.0-13.4 8 5.0 2.0-11.8
$75,000+ 336 245 69.3 60.7-76.7 32 7.8 5.2-11.6 20 5.6 3.3- 9.6 25 7.3 4.5-11.6 14 9.9 4.2-21.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 577 460 76.3 70.5-81.2 48 6.4 4.6- 9.0 27 8.8 5.4-14.2 27 5.4 3.0- 9.5 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3
No 1,001 773 73.4 68.5-77.7 105 11.8 8.8-15.7 51 5.5 3.9- 7.7 48 5.3 3.5- 8.0 24 4.0 1.9- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 344 258 70.5 63.2-77.0 38 8.9 6.0-12.9 19 9.7 5.4-16.9 17 6.7 3.8-11.5 12 4.2 1.7- 9.9
Non-Veteran 1,244 984 75.4 71.1-79.2 115 10.3 7.7-13.6 60 5.8 4.2- 8.0 58 5.0 3.3- 7.5 27 3.5 1.8- 6.9

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money in the last SIX months.

^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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