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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 AMERICAN MALES 280 268 94.7 89.5-97.4 12 5.3 2.6-10.5
AGE
18-24 12 10 81.4 46.8-95.6 2 18.6 4.4-53.2
25-34 31 28 92.8 78.7-97.8 3 7.2 2.2-21.3
35-44 58 57 97.5 84.4-99.6 1 2.5 0.4-15.6
45-54 84 82 98.7 94.3-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7
55-64 52 50 97.1 86.6-99.4 2 2.9 0.6-13.4
65-74 31 30 95.7 75.3-99.4 1 4.3 0.6-24.7
75+ 10 9 90.6 54.2-98.7 1 9.4 1.3-45.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 31 29 93.7 77.0-98.5 2 6.3 1.5-23.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 107 104 97.2 89.2-99.3 3 2.8 0.7-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 90 84 89.8 75.4-96.2 6 10.2 3.8-24.6
College Graduate 52 51 98.2 88.1-99.7 1 1.8 0.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 25 25 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 56 52 89.8 73.8-96.5 4 10.2 3.5-26.2
$25,000- 34,999 32 31 98.3 88.9-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 57 53 96.1 88.3-98.7 4 3.9 1.3-11.7
$50,000-74,999 40 38 93.7 77.3-98.5 2 6.3 1.5-22.7
$75,000+ 54 53 93.3 65.4-99.0 1 6.7 1.0-34.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 111 107 96.2 88.0-98.9 4 3.8 1.1-12.0
No 166 158 93.8 85.9-97.4 8 6.2 2.6-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 100 93.0 82.1-97.5 4 7.0 2.5-17.9
Non-Veteran 176 168 95.5 88.3-98.4 8 4.5 1.6-11.7

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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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