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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,218 712 35.0 32.1-38.0 1,506 65.0 62.0-67.9
GENDER
Males 669 268 39.0 33.9-44.3 401 61.0 55.7-66.1
Females 1,549 444 31.7 28.4-35.1 1,105 68.3 64.9-71.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 4 10.3 2.9-30.1 19 89.7 69.9-97.1
Non-Hispanic 2,183 707 35.3 32.4-38.4 1,476 64.7 61.6-67.6
AGE
18-24 73 26 31.1 19.7-45.4 47 68.9 54.6-80.3
25-34 250 100 37.6 30.2-45.5 150 62.4 54.5-69.8
35-44 381 150 40.2 34.0-46.9 231 59.8 53.1-66.0
45-54 502 193 42.8 36.8-49.0 309 57.2 51.0-63.2
55-64 430 138 34.0 28.2-40.3 292 66.0 59.7-71.8
65-74 338 72 25.0 19.4-31.5 266 75.0 68.5-80.6
75+ 224 28 12.1 7.3-19.5 196 87.9 80.5-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 402 87 23.4 17.8-30.1 315 76.6 69.9-82.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 771 240 34.2 29.2-39.6 531 65.8 60.4-70.8
Some Post-H.S. 559 223 41.0 35.5-46.9 336 59.0 53.1-64.5
College Graduate 482 162 36.1 30.2-42.5 320 63.9 57.5-69.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 407 93 25.9 19.8-33.0 314 74.1 67.0-80.2
$15,000- 24,999 473 157 36.4 29.5-43.8 316 63.6 56.2-70.5
$25,000- 34,999 277 108 39.1 31.0-48.0 169 60.9 52.0-69.0
$35,000- 49,999 308 120 42.6 35.2-50.3 188 57.4 49.7-64.8
$50,000-74,999 241 86 37.2 29.2-45.9 155 62.8 54.1-70.8
$75,000+ 232 99 43.7 35.3-52.4 133 56.3 47.6-64.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 895 272 35.5 30.9-40.5 623 64.5 59.5-69.1
No 1,301 436 34.8 31.1-38.8 865 65.2 61.2-68.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 119 41.1 33.2-49.5 162 58.9 50.5-66.8
Non-Veteran 1,937 593 33.8 30.7-37.1 1,344 66.2 62.9-69.3

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*Denominator includes respondents who have NEVER played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery.

^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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