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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you purchased a lottery ticket or scratch card since the establishment and operation of the
North Carolina State Lottery?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 758 712 94.2 91.3-96.2 46 5.8 3.8- 8.7
GENDER
Males 280 268 94.7 89.5-97.4 12 5.3 2.6-10.5
Females 478 444 93.6 90.0-96.0 34 6.4 4.0-10.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 753 707 94.2 91.3-96.1 46 5.8 3.9- 8.7
AGE
18-24 29 26 86.1 63.6-95.6 3 13.9 4.4-36.4
25-34 108 100 93.2 85.6-96.9 8 6.8 3.1-14.4
35-44 158 150 96.5 91.4-98.7 8 3.5 1.3- 8.6
45-54 203 193 96.7 92.1-98.7 10 3.3 1.3- 7.9
55-64 146 138 95.8 90.7-98.1 8 4.2 1.9- 9.3
65-74 78 72 90.7 79.9-96.0 6 9.3 4.0-20.1
75+ 31 28 91.1 74.6-97.3 3 8.9 2.7-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 87 93.6 86.0-97.2 7 6.4 2.8-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 253 240 96.0 91.6-98.1 13 4.0 1.9- 8.4
Some Post-H.S. 235 223 92.8 85.2-96.7 12 7.2 3.3-14.8
College Graduate 176 162 93.5 86.8-96.9 14 6.5 3.1-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 93 97.3 93.0-99.0 5 2.7 1.0- 7.0
$15,000- 24,999 168 157 93.5 86.2-97.1 11 6.5 2.9-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 110 108 99.2 96.0-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 131 120 92.6 85.0-96.5 11 7.4 3.5-15.0
$50,000-74,999 93 86 90.1 77.7-96.0 7 9.9 4.0-22.3
$75,000+ 105 99 94.1 79.5-98.5 6 5.9 1.5-20.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 290 272 95.3 91.4-97.4 18 4.7 2.6- 8.6
No 464 436 93.6 89.3-96.2 28 6.4 3.8-10.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 119 94.0 84.6-97.8 5 6.0 2.2-15.4
Non-Veteran 634 593 94.2 91.0-96.3 41 5.8 3.7- 9.0

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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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