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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 669 268 39.0 33.9-44.3 401 61.0 55.7-66.1
AGE
18-24 26 10 28.7 13.8-50.1 16 71.3 49.9-86.2
25-34 64 28 43.6 30.0-58.3 36 56.4 41.7-70.0
35-44 124 57 41.6 31.8-52.2 67 58.4 47.8-68.2
45-54 169 82 48.4 38.6-58.3 87 51.6 41.7-61.4
55-64 140 50 37.3 27.3-48.6 90 62.7 51.4-72.7
65-74 86 30 35.5 25.0-47.6 56 64.5 52.4-75.0
75+ 56 9 11.9 5.6-23.5 47 88.1 76.5-94.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 29 23.9 15.2-35.5 84 76.1 64.5-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 104 36.7 28.9-45.3 164 63.3 54.7-71.1
Some Post-H.S. 164 84 48.8 38.8-58.8 80 51.2 41.2-61.2
College Graduate 122 51 41.2 30.4-52.9 71 58.8 47.1-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 25 28.5 16.8-44.2 69 71.5 55.8-83.2
$15,000- 24,999 122 52 36.5 24.6-50.2 70 63.5 49.8-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 82 31 36.7 22.9-53.1 51 63.3 46.9-77.1
$35,000- 49,999 125 53 45.2 34.5-56.4 72 54.8 43.6-65.5
$50,000-74,999 85 38 42.9 30.0-56.8 47 57.1 43.2-70.0
$75,000+ 96 53 52.0 39.2-64.5 43 48.0 35.5-60.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 277 107 40.4 32.6-48.8 170 59.6 51.2-67.4
No 383 158 38.3 31.8-45.2 225 61.7 54.8-68.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 231 100 39.7 31.3-48.8 131 60.3 51.2-68.7
Non-Veteran 438 168 38.6 32.5-45.2 270 61.4 54.8-67.5

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*Denominator includes respondents who have NEVER played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery.

^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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