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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Gambling

Have you purchased a lottery ticket or scratch card since the establishment and operation of the
North Carolina State Lottery?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
-Mecklenburg County 201 179 90.4 85.1-94.0 22 9.6 6.0-14.9
GENDER
Male 104 94 90.4 82.5-95.0 10 9.6 5.0-17.5
Female 97 85 90.3 82.7-94.8 12 9.7 5.2-17.3
RACE
White 131 117 90.5 84.0-94.6 14 9.5 5.4-16.0
Other 70 62 90.2 79.8-95.6 8 9.8 4.4-20.2
AGE
18-44 81 69 89.3 80.9-94.3 12 10.7 5.7-19.1
45+ 119 109 91.8 84.7-95.8 10 8.2 4.2-15.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 43 91.4 77.9-97.0 5 8.6 3.0-22.1
Some College + 153 136 90.0 83.8-93.9 17 10.0 6.1-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 62 89.2 77.2-95.2 8 10.8 4.8-22.8
$50,000+ 112 104 93.6 87.2-96.9 8 6.4 3.1-12.8

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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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