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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Gambling

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
-Mecklenburg County 399 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7 27 7.8 4.9-12.2 12 4.0 2.2- 7.2 149 40.6 34.6-46.8 198 44.1 38.2-50.1
GENDER
Male 180 9 5.2 2.4-10.6 19 11.6 6.9-19.0 9 6.0 3.0-11.5 67 38.8 30.7-47.5 76 38.5 30.4-47.2
Female 219 4 1.5 0.5- 4.6 8 2.9 1.4- 5.9 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 82 42.9 34.4-51.9 122 51.3 42.8-59.8
RACE
White 291 10 4.1 1.9- 8.5 15 4.9 2.8- 8.2 7 4.1 1.9- 8.8 99 37.6 30.9-44.7 160 49.3 42.5-56.2
Other 108 3 2.7 0.7- 9.1 12 12.8 6.6-23.6 5 3.8 1.5- 9.4 50 45.6 34.3-57.4 38 35.1 24.9-46.9
AGE
18-44 133 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 10 7.5 3.4-15.4 7 4.3 2.0- 9.1 62 48.5 38.8-58.4 52 37.7 28.8-47.4
45+ 261 11 5.3 2.7-10.2 17 8.4 5.0-13.7 5 3.7 1.4- 9.5 86 31.9 25.8-38.7 142 50.7 43.7-57.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 3 4.7 1.3-16.0 6 5.7 2.4-13.2 6 8.9 3.9-19.3 33 48.3 34.5-62.3 37 32.3 20.8-46.4
Some College + 311 10 3.2 1.5- 6.4 21 8.6 5.1-14.2 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5 116 38.1 31.7-44.8 158 47.9 41.3-54.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 3 1.9 0.5- 7.4 11 9.0 4.7-16.3 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 53 46.1 34.6-58.0 68 41.2 30.4-52.9
$50,000+ 220 8 4.3 1.9- 9.4 13 7.1 3.5-14.0 8 5.3 2.6-10.5 83 38.4 31.3-45.9 108 44.9 37.6-52.5

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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