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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 476 53 10.8 7.8-14.8 423 89.2 85.2-92.2
AGE
18-24 17 2 10.7 2.5-35.8 15 89.3 64.2-97.5
25-34 76 5 5.7 2.2-14.1 71 94.3 85.9-97.8
35-44 100 16 11.4 6.2-20.0 84 88.6 80.0-93.8
45-54 118 20 18.5 11.2-29.0 98 81.5 71.0-88.8
55-64 94 5 7.1 2.2-20.2 89 92.9 79.8-97.8
65-74 47 4 12.6 4.2-31.9 43 87.4 68.1-95.8
75+ 21 1 2.8 0.4-18.6 20 97.2 81.4-99.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 63 9 9.1 4.0-19.4 54 90.9 80.6-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 145 18 12.5 7.2-20.8 127 87.5 79.2-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 144 18 15.3 9.1-24.4 126 84.7 75.6-90.9
College Graduate 124 8 4.2 1.8- 9.4 116 95.8 90.6-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 11 18.9 9.4-34.4 61 81.1 65.6-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 111 17 12.5 6.9-21.7 94 87.5 78.3-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 78 8 9.3 4.0-19.8 70 90.7 80.2-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 74 5 9.2 3.5-22.2 69 90.8 77.8-96.5
$50,000-74,999 53 5 5.3 1.9-13.7 48 94.7 86.3-98.1
$75,000+ 51 4 7.8 2.8-19.8 47 92.2 80.2-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 178 21 12.8 7.6-20.7 157 87.2 79.3-92.4
No 297 32 9.9 6.5-14.7 265 90.1 85.3-93.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 2 12.1 2.7-41.0 18 87.9 59.0-97.3
Non-Veteran 456 51 10.7 7.7-14.8 405 89.3 85.2-92.3

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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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