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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you purchased a lottery ticket or scratch card since the establishment and operation of the
North Carolina State Lottery?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
-Eastern NC 1,629 1,492 91.6 89.4-93.4 137 8.4 6.6-10.6
GENDER
Male 697 643 91.8 88.2-94.4 54 8.2 5.6-11.8
Female 932 849 91.4 88.6-93.6 83 8.6 6.4-11.4
RACE
White 1,123 1,029 92.7 90.5-94.4 94 7.3 5.6- 9.5
African American 358 330 90.5 83.7-94.7 28 9.5 5.3-16.3
Other Minorities 138 125 87.3 75.8-93.8 13 12.7 6.2-24.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 43 78.6 57.4-90.9 6 21.4 9.1-42.6
Non-Hispanic 1,578 1,448 92.3 90.2-94.0 130 7.7 6.0- 9.8
AGE
18-24 61 54 89.6 78.1-95.4 7 10.4 4.6-21.9
25-34 172 155 88.7 80.8-93.6 17 11.3 6.4-19.2
35-44 306 283 94.4 90.7-96.6 23 5.6 3.4- 9.3
45-54 364 341 93.1 89.2-95.7 23 6.9 4.3-10.8
55-64 392 368 94.4 91.1-96.5 24 5.6 3.5- 8.9
65-74 227 203 89.1 83.3-93.0 24 10.9 7.0-16.7
75+ 101 83 85.6 76.9-91.4 18 14.4 8.6-23.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 154 90.8 83.1-95.2 17 9.2 4.8-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 474 95.1 92.1-96.9 34 4.9 3.1- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 516 477 91.4 86.3-94.6 39 8.6 5.4-13.7
College Graduate 434 387 87.5 82.0-91.5 47 12.5 8.5-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 152 137 94.2 89.5-96.8 15 5.8 3.2-10.5
$15,000- 24,999 245 221 89.6 82.0-94.2 24 10.4 5.8-18.0
$25,000- 34,999 180 172 98.0 95.6-99.1 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4
$35,000- 49,999 288 257 87.3 81.0-91.8 31 12.7 8.2-19.0
$50,000-74,999 287 263 90.8 84.3-94.8 24 9.2 5.2-15.7
$75,000+ 343 317 91.1 84.5-95.0 26 8.9 5.0-15.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 595 530 91.3 88.1-93.7 65 8.7 6.3-11.9
No 1,024 952 91.7 88.6-94.1 72 8.3 5.9-11.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 354 327 90.2 83.6-94.3 27 9.8 5.7-16.4
Non-Veteran 1,275 1,165 92.0 89.6-93.9 110 8.0 6.1-10.4

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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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