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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

Do you sometimes gamble (or play for money) more than you think you should?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
-Eastern NC 1,630 108 7.9 6.0-10.3 1,522 92.1 89.7-94.0
GENDER
Male 699 47 8.3 5.6-12.1 652 91.7 87.9-94.4
Female 931 61 7.4 5.2-10.5 870 92.6 89.5-94.8
RACE
White 1,126 60 6.2 4.2- 9.0 1,066 93.8 91.0-95.8
African American 356 39 12.9 8.5-19.0 317 87.1 81.0-91.5
Other Minorities 138 9 8.5 3.9-17.7 129 91.5 82.3-96.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 2 4.6 0.9-19.6 47 95.4 80.4-99.1
Non-Hispanic 1,579 105 8.0 6.1-10.5 1,474 92.0 89.5-93.9
AGE
18-24 61 8 13.0 5.9-26.3 53 87.0 73.7-94.1
25-34 171 12 6.1 3.2-11.3 159 93.9 88.7-96.8
35-44 307 20 5.7 3.4- 9.3 287 94.3 90.7-96.6
45-54 364 30 11.0 7.2-16.3 334 89.0 83.7-92.8
55-64 393 21 5.9 3.7- 9.4 372 94.1 90.6-96.3
65-74 227 12 4.7 2.3- 9.2 215 95.3 90.8-97.7
75+ 101 5 4.7 1.8-11.6 96 95.3 88.4-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 18 12.1 5.5-24.3 153 87.9 75.7-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 35 7.3 4.6-11.4 472 92.7 88.6-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 516 38 10.2 6.8-15.1 478 89.8 84.9-93.2
College Graduate 436 17 3.6 2.0- 6.3 419 96.4 93.7-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 14 11.2 5.9-20.2 137 88.8 79.8-94.1
$15,000- 24,999 244 23 12.5 6.7-22.3 221 87.5 77.7-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 180 16 9.8 5.1-18.1 164 90.2 81.9-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 289 21 8.1 5.0-12.8 268 91.9 87.2-95.0
$50,000-74,999 287 12 5.0 1.9-12.9 275 95.0 87.1-98.1
$75,000+ 344 15 5.0 2.8- 8.8 329 95.0 91.2-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 595 51 10.5 7.3-15.1 544 89.5 84.9-92.7
No 1,025 57 6.6 4.5- 9.6 968 93.4 90.4-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 355 15 5.1 2.9- 9.0 340 94.9 91.0-97.1
Non-Veteran 1,275 93 8.6 6.4-11.5 1,182 91.4 88.5-93.6

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*Asked only of those who have gambled 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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