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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 749 597 77.8 73.0-81.9 73 8.5 6.3-11.4 38 6.3 4.0- 9.8 25 5.2 3.1- 8.7 16 2.3 1.1- 4.8
GENDER
Males 279 220 77.5 69.7-83.8 31 8.5 5.4-13.3 18 7.5 3.9-14.0 7 4.8 2.0-11.0 3 1.7 0.3- 8.6
Females 470 377 78.0 72.3-82.8 42 8.4 5.7-12.3 20 5.0 2.9- 8.7 18 5.7 3.1-10.3 13 2.8 1.5- 5.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 744 592 77.7 72.9-81.8 73 8.5 6.3-11.4 38 6.3 4.0- 9.8 25 5.2 3.1- 8.7 16 2.3 1.1- 4.8
AGE
18-24 27 17 57.6 35.3-77.2 2 5.8 1.3-22.8 4 18.9 6.2-45.0 3 11.0 3.1-32.0 1 6.7 1.0-35.1
25-34 108 84 72.9 60.1-82.8 11 11.2 5.4-21.9 9 7.1 3.3-14.9 4 8.7 3.1-22.5 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 157 122 80.6 72.3-86.8 21 9.6 6.0-15.1 4 3.3 1.1- 9.6 6 4.2 1.5-11.4 4 2.2 0.7- 7.3
45-54 200 162 81.8 74.1-87.6 19 9.4 5.4-15.9 6 3.5 1.4- 8.5 7 2.7 0.9- 7.5 6 2.6 1.0- 6.8
55-64 145 120 84.7 75.9-90.7 10 4.7 2.1-10.1 8 4.8 2.1-10.6 3 3.8 1.0-13.6 4 2.1 0.7- 5.6
65-74 77 62 82.9 71.2-90.5 6 5.0 1.9-12.6 6 7.0 2.6-17.4 2 3.1 0.8-11.8 1 2.0 0.3-13.0
75+ 30 25 84.3 63.1-94.4 4 9.8 3.2-26.2 1 6.0 0.8-32.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 70 78.8 67.3-87.0 10 8.2 3.9-16.4 6 6.3 2.4-15.6 4 4.0 1.1-13.0 3 2.7 0.8- 8.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 199 77.9 69.9-84.2 25 7.6 4.6-12.2 16 8.8 4.9-15.3 8 5.4 2.2-12.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 231 181 72.5 62.3-80.8 28 11.0 6.6-17.6 10 5.6 1.8-16.4 6 6.5 2.6-15.5 6 4.4 1.4-12.9
College Graduate 175 147 84.5 76.5-90.1 10 6.5 3.0-13.6 6 3.3 1.4- 7.7 7 3.7 1.5- 9.0 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 75 72.1 51.9-86.0 11 10.0 4.9-19.4 6 15.6 4.3-43.4 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 165 133 79.1 68.6-86.8 16 7.3 4.0-12.9 11 9.0 4.2-18.0 2 3.6 0.7-17.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
$25,000- 34,999 110 93 82.6 70.8-90.3 9 8.5 3.6-18.6 4 5.4 1.6-16.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.3 2 2.1 0.4-11.4
$35,000- 49,999 129 98 79.8 69.8-87.1 16 8.4 4.6-14.7 9 5.8 2.6-12.8 4 5.4 1.7-15.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
$50,000-74,999 92 67 68.6 54.2-80.1 10 12.8 5.9-25.7 4 3.6 1.1-11.1 7 12.0 4.7-27.4 4 2.9 1.0- 8.0
$75,000+ 104 87 79.0 64.7-88.6 9 8.2 3.3-18.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 4 6.2 1.8-19.1 3 6.0 1.4-21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 286 227 78.1 70.3-84.4 29 8.5 5.4-13.3 14 6.3 3.2-12.1 13 6.3 2.7-14.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
No 459 367 77.6 71.4-82.8 43 8.3 5.6-12.2 24 6.3 3.4-11.2 12 4.7 2.4- 8.9 13 3.1 1.3- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 100 76.9 64.7-85.7 9 4.6 2.0-10.2 10 11.0 5.3-21.6 4 7.3 2.5-19.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Non-Veteran 625 497 78.0 72.7-82.5 64 9.4 6.8-12.8 28 5.2 2.9- 9.1 21 4.7 2.6- 8.4 15 2.7 1.3- 5.8

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money 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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