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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Gambling

Have you ever played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
-Mecklenburg County 644 403 65.1 60.3-69.6 241 34.9 30.4-39.7
GENDER
Male 263 183 72.7 65.7-78.8 80 27.3 21.2-34.3
Female 381 220 57.2 50.6-63.5 161 42.8 36.5-49.4
RACE
White 441 294 70.6 65.1-75.6 147 29.4 24.4-34.9
Other 202 109 57.7 49.1-65.8 93 42.3 34.2-50.9
AGE
18-44 192 133 68.8 60.5-76.1 59 31.2 23.9-39.5
45+ 444 265 61.7 56.3-66.8 179 38.3 33.2-43.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 87 54.9 44.8-64.6 83 45.1 35.4-55.2
Some College + 470 313 69.6 64.4-74.4 157 30.4 25.6-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 140 57.2 48.7-65.4 114 42.8 34.6-51.3
$50,000+ 305 221 73.5 67.3-78.9 84 26.5 21.1-32.7

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^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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