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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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
-Gaston County 127 114 91.2 84.2-95.3 13 8.8 4.7-15.8
GENDER
Male 66 59 89.4 77.4-95.4 7 10.6 4.6-22.6
Female 61 55 93.2 84.4-97.2 6 6.8 2.8-15.6
RACE
White 108 96 89.7 81.3-94.6 12 10.3 5.4-18.7
Other 19 18 97.2 81.5-99.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.5
AGE
18-44 47 41 90.0 78.3-95.7 6 10.0 4.3-21.7
45+ 80 73 93.0 85.3-96.9 7 7.0 3.1-14.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 56 92.4 80.4-97.3 5 7.6 2.7-19.6
Some College + 66 58 90.1 79.8-95.4 8 9.9 4.6-20.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 59 96.8 90.4-99.0 4 3.2 1.0- 9.6
$50,000+ 47 40 83.7 68.3-92.5 7 16.3 7.5-31.7

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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.

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