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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
GENDER
Male 5,739 3,573 62.8 60.8-64.8 2,166 37.2 35.2-39.2
Female 9,444 4,897 53.2 51.7-54.8 4,547 46.8 45.2-48.3
RACE
White 11,874 6,820 61.4 60.1-62.7 5,054 38.6 37.3-39.9
African American 2,219 1,208 57.6 54.4-60.7 1,011 42.4 39.3-45.6
Asian 100 46 45.7 32.3-59.8 54 54.3 40.2-67.7
Native American 303 154 60.9 53.5-67.9 149 39.1 32.1-46.5
Other Minorities 633 215 31.3 26.1-37.1 418 68.7 62.9-73.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 610 196 29.9 24.5-35.8 414 70.1 64.2-75.5
-English Speaking 226 117 46.9 35.0-59.1 109 53.1 40.9-65.0
-Spanish Speaking 384 79 24.0 18.0-31.3 305 76.0 68.7-82.0
Non-Hispanic 14,530 8,263 60.4 59.2-61.6 6,267 39.6 38.4-40.8
AGE
18-24 453 208 49.0 42.9-55.1 245 51.0 44.9-57.1
25-34 1,440 865 59.9 56.6-63.2 575 40.1 36.8-43.4
35-44 2,333 1,503 65.4 62.8-67.8 830 34.6 32.2-37.2
45-54 2,967 1,857 63.4 61.1-65.6 1,110 36.6 34.4-38.9
55-64 3,265 1,937 60.0 57.8-62.1 1,328 40.0 37.9-42.2
65-74 2,655 1,358 52.7 50.3-55.0 1,297 47.3 45.0-49.7
75+ 1,972 694 36.3 33.6-39.0 1,278 63.7 61.0-66.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,130 778 38.0 34.4-41.7 1,352 62.0 58.3-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,418 2,369 56.4 53.9-58.9 2,049 43.6 41.1-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,987 2,455 62.5 60.2-64.8 1,532 37.5 35.2-39.8
College Graduate 4,615 2,860 64.9 63.0-66.7 1,755 35.1 33.3-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,697 720 41.7 37.6-46.0 977 58.3 54.0-62.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,429 1,182 49.2 45.6-52.9 1,247 50.8 47.1-54.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,603 840 54.0 50.1-57.8 763 46.0 42.2-49.9
$35,000- 49,999 2,129 1,294 60.8 57.8-63.8 835 39.2 36.2-42.2
$50,000-74,999 2,184 1,395 64.2 61.2-67.1 789 35.8 32.9-38.8
$75,000+ 3,145 2,190 72.2 70.0-74.3 955 27.8 25.7-30.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,689 3,003 56.5 54.5-58.4 2,686 43.5 41.6-45.5
No 9,398 5,423 58.5 56.9-60.1 3,975 41.5 39.9-43.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,300 1,485 68.0 65.2-70.7 815 32.0 29.3-34.8
Non-Veteran 12,876 6,984 56.2 54.8-57.6 5,892 43.8 42.4-45.2

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^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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