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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Do you sometimes gamble (or play for money) more than you think you should?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 757 94 14.5 11.0-18.8 663 85.5 81.2-89.0
GENDER
Males 281 41 18.1 12.3-25.8 240 81.9 74.2-87.7
Females 476 53 10.8 7.8-14.8 423 89.2 85.2-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 752 93 14.5 11.0-18.8 659 85.5 81.2-89.0
AGE
18-24 29 5 21.9 8.2-46.7 24 78.1 53.3-91.8
25-34 107 12 12.7 6.4-23.7 95 87.3 76.3-93.6
35-44 158 26 15.6 9.6-24.3 132 84.4 75.7-90.4
45-54 202 27 12.9 8.3-19.5 175 87.1 80.5-91.7
55-64 146 14 15.5 7.3-29.9 132 84.5 70.1-92.7
65-74 79 9 13.7 6.7-26.0 70 86.3 74.0-93.3
75+ 31 1 1.8 0.2-12.4 30 98.2 87.6-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 14 11.5 5.9-21.4 81 88.5 78.6-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 34 15.0 9.8-22.4 218 85.0 77.6-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 234 35 19.2 12.5-28.4 199 80.8 71.6-87.5
College Graduate 176 11 8.2 3.4-18.4 165 91.8 81.6-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 14 24.8 11.3-45.8 84 75.2 54.2-88.7
$15,000- 24,999 167 26 14.3 8.2-23.6 141 85.7 76.4-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 110 13 13.3 6.8-24.3 97 86.7 75.7-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 131 19 16.4 9.9-26.1 112 83.6 73.9-90.1
$50,000-74,999 93 10 12.8 5.2-28.1 83 87.2 71.9-94.8
$75,000+ 105 5 5.6 2.0-14.6 100 94.4 85.4-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 290 40 16.9 11.3-24.5 250 83.1 75.5-88.7
No 463 54 13.3 9.2-18.8 409 86.7 81.2-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 11 13.7 7.2-24.8 113 86.3 75.2-92.8
Non-Veteran 633 83 14.7 10.9-19.5 550 85.3 80.5-89.1

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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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