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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 281 41 18.1 12.3-25.8 240 81.9 74.2-87.7
AGE
18-24 12 3 31.6 9.8-66.4 9 68.4 33.6-90.2
25-34 31 7 20.4 8.6-41.0 24 79.6 59.0-91.4
35-44 58 10 19.7 10.0-35.0 48 80.3 65.0-90.0
45-54 84 7 8.0 3.4-17.7 77 92.0 82.3-96.6
55-64 52 9 24.3 9.9-48.3 43 75.7 51.7-90.1
65-74 32 5 14.7 5.5-33.5 27 85.3 66.5-94.5
75+ 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 5 14.8 5.3-35.1 27 85.2 64.9-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 107 16 16.9 9.3-28.9 91 83.1 71.1-90.7
Some Post-H.S. 90 17 23.0 12.3-39.0 73 77.0 61.0-87.7
College Graduate 52 3 13.5 4.2-36.1 49 86.5 63.9-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 26 3 33.1 9.1-70.9 23 66.9 29.1-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 56 9 16.4 6.6-35.2 47 83.6 64.8-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 32 5 19.5 7.1-43.3 27 80.5 56.7-92.9
$35,000- 49,999 57 14 22.1 12.0-37.2 43 77.9 62.8-88.0
$50,000-74,999 40 5 18.5 6.4-43.0 35 81.5 57.0-93.6
$75,000+ 54 1 4.1 0.6-23.8 53 95.9 76.2-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 112 19 20.5 11.7-33.3 93 79.5 66.7-88.3
No 166 22 16.8 9.8-27.3 144 83.2 72.7-90.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 9 14.0 6.8-26.7 95 86.0 73.3-93.2
Non-Veteran 177 32 20.0 12.6-30.0 145 80.0 70.0-87.4

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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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