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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you ever played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,219 1,208 57.6 54.4-60.7 1,011 42.4 39.3-45.6
GENDER
Males 670 422 63.4 57.7-68.8 248 36.6 31.2-42.3
Females 1,549 786 52.7 49.1-56.3 763 47.3 43.7-50.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 13 53.8 26.6-78.8 10 46.2 21.2-73.4
Non-Hispanic 2,184 1,191 57.7 54.5-60.9 993 42.3 39.1-45.5
AGE
18-24 73 34 44.1 29.9-59.2 39 55.9 40.8-70.1
25-34 250 154 62.1 54.3-69.4 96 37.9 30.6-45.7
35-44 381 237 67.6 61.3-73.4 144 32.4 26.6-38.7
45-54 502 308 64.3 58.2-69.9 194 35.7 30.1-41.8
55-64 430 230 54.2 47.9-60.5 200 45.8 39.5-52.1
65-74 339 162 53.5 46.7-60.2 177 46.5 39.8-53.3
75+ 224 70 31.8 24.2-40.5 154 68.2 59.5-75.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 154 42.7 35.0-50.7 249 57.3 49.3-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 771 405 54.1 48.2-59.8 366 45.9 40.2-51.8
Some Post-H.S. 559 359 65.2 59.5-70.6 200 34.8 29.4-40.5
College Graduate 482 288 63.1 56.9-68.9 194 36.9 31.1-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 408 181 44.0 37.0-51.1 227 56.0 48.9-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 473 263 60.3 52.4-67.6 210 39.7 32.4-47.6
$25,000- 34,999 277 161 57.5 47.6-66.7 116 42.5 33.3-52.4
$35,000- 49,999 308 185 62.8 55.4-69.6 123 37.2 30.4-44.6
$50,000-74,999 241 146 62.7 53.9-70.7 95 37.3 29.3-46.1
$75,000+ 232 164 73.8 65.9-80.4 68 26.2 19.6-34.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 896 472 55.8 50.8-60.7 424 44.2 39.3-49.2
No 1,301 726 58.5 54.4-62.6 575 41.5 37.4-45.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 193 67.5 58.0-75.8 88 32.5 24.2-42.0
Non-Veteran 1,938 1,015 55.7 52.3-59.1 923 44.3 40.9-47.7

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^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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