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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Gambling

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
-Mecklenburg County 644 179 32.6 28.0-37.5 465 67.4 62.5-72.0
GENDER
Male 263 94 39.8 32.8-47.2 169 60.2 52.8-67.2
Female 381 85 25.1 19.4-31.8 296 74.9 68.2-80.6
RACE
White 441 117 32.1 26.8-38.0 324 67.9 62.0-73.2
Other 202 62 33.3 25.6-42.0 140 66.7 58.0-74.4
AGE
18-44 192 69 38.3 30.5-46.8 123 61.7 53.2-69.5
45+ 444 109 27.3 22.6-32.6 335 72.7 67.4-77.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 43 33.5 24.5-44.0 127 66.5 56.0-75.5
Some College + 470 136 32.3 27.2-37.9 334 67.7 62.1-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 62 29.7 22.2-38.5 192 70.3 61.5-77.8
$50,000+ 305 104 37.5 31.3-44.2 201 62.5 55.8-68.7

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*Denominator includes respondents who have NEVER played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery.

^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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