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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
GENDER
Male 5,734 1,941 34.9 33.0-36.8 3,793 65.1 63.2-67.0
Female 9,437 2,330 27.3 25.9-28.7 7,107 72.7 71.3-74.1
RACE
White 11,863 3,304 31.6 30.3-32.9 8,559 68.4 67.1-69.7
African American 2,218 712 35.0 32.1-38.0 1,506 65.0 62.0-67.9
Asian 100 20 19.0 9.6-33.9 80 81.0 66.1-90.4
Native American 303 99 43.1 35.1-51.4 204 56.9 48.6-64.9
Other Minorities 633 122 17.1 13.3-21.7 511 82.9 78.3-86.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 610 100 15.6 11.9-20.2 510 84.4 79.8-88.1
-English Speaking 226 60 27.3 18.5-38.3 166 72.7 61.7-81.5
-Spanish Speaking 384 40 11.6 7.8-16.9 344 88.4 83.1-92.2
Non-Hispanic 14,518 4,165 32.3 31.2-33.5 10,353 67.7 66.5-68.8
AGE
18-24 452 129 31.3 25.9-37.2 323 68.7 62.8-74.1
25-34 1,439 449 30.9 27.9-34.0 990 69.1 66.0-72.1
35-44 2,332 827 36.7 34.2-39.3 1,505 63.3 60.7-65.8
45-54 2,964 1,015 35.4 33.2-37.7 1,949 64.6 62.3-66.8
55-64 3,263 1,041 32.6 30.5-34.7 2,222 67.4 65.3-69.5
65-74 2,652 586 22.5 20.6-24.6 2,066 77.5 75.4-79.4
75+ 1,971 204 11.7 9.9-13.7 1,767 88.3 86.3-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,128 403 20.4 17.7-23.3 1,725 79.6 76.7-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,417 1,328 34.6 32.2-37.1 3,089 65.4 62.9-67.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,982 1,300 34.3 32.1-36.5 2,682 65.7 63.5-67.9
College Graduate 4,611 1,238 29.7 27.8-31.6 3,373 70.3 68.4-72.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,695 346 22.7 19.2-26.6 1,349 77.3 73.4-80.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,427 625 27.6 24.6-30.8 1,802 72.4 69.2-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,603 448 31.4 27.9-35.0 1,155 68.6 65.0-72.1
$35,000- 49,999 2,127 719 35.3 32.4-38.2 1,408 64.7 61.8-67.6
$50,000-74,999 2,183 728 34.3 31.5-37.2 1,455 65.7 62.8-68.5
$75,000+ 3,143 1,043 37.0 34.6-39.6 2,100 63.0 60.4-65.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,684 1,456 30.4 28.5-32.3 4,228 69.6 67.7-71.5
No 9,391 2,795 31.3 29.8-32.7 6,596 68.7 67.3-70.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,297 757 35.0 32.3-37.9 1,540 65.0 62.1-67.7
Non-Veteran 12,867 3,513 30.3 29.0-31.6 9,354 69.7 68.4-71.0

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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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