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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
-Mecklenburg County 194 138 74.0 66.3-80.5 15 6.0 3.2-11.1 16 6.5 3.8-11.0 17 9.1 5.3-15.2 8 4.3 2.1- 8.8
GENDER
Male 100 72 73.2 62.6-81.6 7 5.1 2.2-11.5 5 4.6 1.9-10.8 12 12.5 6.8-21.9 4 4.6 1.7-11.7
Female 94 66 75.3 63.6-84.3 8 7.5 2.9-18.4 11 9.6 4.9-18.0 5 3.6 1.4- 8.8 4 3.9 1.4-10.6
RACE
White 124 81 64.5 53.9-73.7 11 7.5 3.8-14.3 11 7.1 3.6-13.4 14 13.7 7.7-23.3 7 7.2 3.3-14.9
Other 70 57 86.0 74.8-92.7 4 4.2 1.0-15.6 5 5.8 2.3-13.7 3 3.3 0.9-11.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
AGE
18-44 76 56 77.0 65.4-85.6 2 3.3 0.8-13.3 6 5.5 2.4-12.1 7 9.3 4.2-19.2 5 4.9 1.9-12.1
45+ 117 81 69.7 59.3-78.4 13 9.8 5.2-17.7 10 8.0 4.0-15.5 10 9.0 4.5-17.1 3 3.5 1.1-11.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 30 70.7 53.7-83.4 6 11.3 4.2-26.7 7 8.2 3.3-18.8 2 5.9 1.3-23.4 2 3.9 0.8-16.7
Some College + 147 108 75.5 66.9-82.4 9 3.7 1.8- 7.5 9 5.8 2.9-11.1 15 10.5 6.0-17.8 6 4.5 2.0-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 53 81.4 67.2-90.3 5 5.7 1.5-19.0 7 7.7 3.3-16.6 2 4.6 0.9-20.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
$50,000+ 107 74 70.5 60.1-79.2 8 5.9 2.7-12.6 6 5.1 2.2-11.6 13 11.8 6.5-20.3 6 6.6 2.9-14.3

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money 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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