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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,177 39 3.2 2.2- 4.7 126 11.0 8.6-13.9 100 8.7 6.7-11.2 491 43.3 39.3-47.5 421 33.8 29.9-38.0
GENDER
Males 408 19 3.1 1.7- 5.6 63 14.6 10.6-19.8 40 9.1 6.2-13.1 157 39.8 33.5-46.4 129 33.4 27.1-40.3
Females 769 20 3.3 1.9- 5.4 63 7.3 5.2-10.3 60 8.3 5.7-11.8 334 46.9 41.9-51.8 292 34.3 29.9-39.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 1 10.7 1.4-49.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.4 2.5-29.5 8 79.9 47.9-94.5
Non-Hispanic 1,161 38 3.1 2.1- 4.7 125 11.1 8.7-14.0 100 8.8 6.7-11.3 488 43.7 39.6-47.8 410 33.4 29.5-37.5
AGE
18-24 33 2 4.2 1.0-15.9 4 11.2 3.4-31.3 3 6.6 1.9-20.4 20 62.1 39.6-80.3 4 15.9 4.0-46.2
25-34 152 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 11 10.0 4.7-20.1 10 6.6 3.0-13.8 84 47.5 37.3-57.9 44 34.5 24.8-45.8
35-44 235 5 3.3 1.2- 8.5 21 9.5 5.7-15.6 29 12.1 7.5-18.8 102 37.1 29.8-45.2 78 38.0 29.9-46.8
45-54 298 13 3.7 2.0- 6.9 40 12.4 8.5-18.0 28 11.6 7.2-18.2 121 43.8 36.2-51.7 96 28.4 22.4-35.4
55-64 225 10 4.3 1.8- 9.8 28 11.7 7.6-17.5 12 4.7 2.4- 8.9 95 45.3 36.8-54.1 80 34.0 26.5-42.4
65-74 157 5 3.9 1.4-10.3 14 11.5 6.5-19.7 12 4.7 2.4- 9.1 48 34.3 25.6-44.2 78 45.5 36.0-55.4
75+ 66 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 7 14.0 4.4-36.8 5 7.3 2.4-20.2 18 23.9 13.9-37.9 35 52.8 36.9-68.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 3 1.4 0.3- 5.4 19 10.0 5.5-17.3 15 13.5 6.1-27.3 58 35.8 25.2-48.1 55 39.3 25.6-55.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 387 15 3.7 1.9- 7.0 39 9.9 6.6-14.8 32 9.0 5.7-13.9 164 46.6 39.4-53.9 137 30.8 24.4-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 353 14 3.4 1.8- 6.4 45 14.1 9.6-20.4 30 8.2 5.0-13.1 146 43.0 36.0-50.3 118 31.3 25.2-38.1
College Graduate 285 7 2.9 1.2- 6.9 23 8.9 4.8-15.9 23 7.0 4.3-11.3 123 42.4 34.5-50.8 109 38.6 30.8-47.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 4 4.0 1.4-10.7 15 9.7 5.4-16.8 14 4.9 2.3- 9.9 65 45.5 34.5-56.9 74 36.0 26.6-46.5
$15,000- 24,999 260 5 1.0 0.3- 3.4 24 9.6 5.3-16.8 22 9.8 5.6-16.5 117 45.1 35.4-55.2 92 34.5 24.7-45.9
$25,000- 34,999 158 6 4.6 1.9-10.7 22 10.9 6.3-18.3 13 10.6 5.3-20.2 69 43.3 33.6-53.5 48 30.5 22.0-40.5
$35,000- 49,999 178 12 6.0 2.8-12.4 16 6.7 3.7-11.8 16 9.3 4.4-18.4 85 51.9 42.0-61.6 49 26.1 18.7-35.2
$50,000-74,999 143 5 3.5 1.1-10.3 18 11.8 6.6-20.4 9 7.8 3.6-16.2 61 45.1 34.5-56.3 50 31.7 22.6-42.5
$75,000+ 163 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 25 19.2 11.6-30.1 21 9.1 5.5-14.7 54 33.5 24.6-43.8 58 36.5 27.1-47.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 460 14 2.7 1.5- 5.0 42 10.8 7.4-15.5 43 11.3 7.5-16.6 190 43.2 36.9-49.8 171 32.0 26.5-38.1
No 708 25 3.5 2.1- 5.6 80 10.9 7.9-14.7 57 7.4 5.2-10.4 301 43.7 38.5-49.1 245 34.6 29.5-40.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 185 10 5.1 2.3-11.2 29 18.5 11.4-28.5 13 6.2 3.3-11.3 71 36.8 28.4-46.1 62 33.3 25.2-42.5
Non-Veteran 992 29 2.8 1.8- 4.3 97 9.3 7.1-12.1 87 9.2 6.9-12.2 420 44.8 40.2-49.4 359 33.9 29.6-38.6

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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