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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Gambling

Do you sometimes gamble (or play for money) more than you think you should?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
-Mecklenburg County 201 14 7.7 4.3-13.4 187 92.3 86.6-95.7
GENDER
Male 104 9 9.5 4.7-18.3 95 90.5 81.7-95.3
Female 97 5 4.7 1.8-11.7 92 95.3 88.3-98.2
RACE
White 131 6 5.9 2.2-14.5 125 94.1 85.5-97.8
Other 70 8 10.1 4.8-20.0 62 89.9 80.0-95.2
AGE
18-44 81 4 4.6 1.5-13.3 77 95.4 86.7-98.5
45+ 119 10 12.1 6.3-22.0 109 87.9 78.0-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 4 8.1 2.5-23.1 44 91.9 76.9-97.5
Some College + 153 10 7.5 3.8-14.0 143 92.5 86.0-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 7 12.3 5.3-25.9 63 87.7 74.1-94.7
$50,000+ 112 5 4.9 1.9-11.8 107 95.1 88.2-98.1

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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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