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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
GENDER
Male 3,522 95 2.4 1.8- 3.1 469 11.5 10.2-13.0 236 8.0 6.5- 9.8 1,343 40.6 38.2-43.1 1,379 37.5 35.2-39.9
Female 4,842 77 2.1 1.6- 2.9 343 6.5 5.5- 7.7 253 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,892 42.6 40.5-44.8 2,277 43.2 41.1-45.2
RACE
White 6,754 116 1.9 1.5- 2.3 645 8.9 8.0-10.0 353 5.8 4.9- 6.8 2,555 41.1 39.3-42.9 3,085 42.4 40.6-44.1
African American 1,177 39 3.2 2.2- 4.7 126 11.0 8.6-13.9 100 8.7 6.7-11.2 491 43.3 39.3-47.5 421 33.8 29.9-38.0
Asian 45 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.7 1.2-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 17 39.2 19.5-63.1 25 56.1 33.3-76.7
Native American 152 4 3.7 1.0-12.7 12 8.9 3.9-18.9 8 4.7 1.8-11.6 80 56.0 44.9-66.6 48 26.7 18.7-36.6
Other Minorities 211 13 5.5 2.7-10.6 22 5.9 3.3-10.4 24 18.8 10.3-31.7 83 38.4 28.9-48.9 69 31.4 22.4-42.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 190 9 3.4 1.7- 6.8 17 6.9 3.5-13.2 20 19.5 10.2-34.1 72 39.5 29.3-50.6 72 30.7 21.4-41.9
-English Speaking 113 3 2.1 0.6- 6.5 14 12.6 5.7-25.4 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 47 54.2 40.8-67.0 45 28.6 19.1-40.6
-Spanish Speaking 77 6 4.3 1.8-10.0 3 3.2 1.0-10.3 16 30.7 16.1-50.6 25 29.8 18.0-45.0 27 32.0 18.7-49.0
Non-Hispanic 8,163 163 2.2 1.8- 2.7 792 9.2 8.3-10.2 468 6.3 5.5- 7.2 3,160 41.7 40.1-43.3 3,580 40.6 39.0-42.2
AGE
18-24 201 4 1.3 0.5- 3.8 11 6.1 2.9-12.7 23 14.5 8.8-23.1 111 55.7 46.7-64.4 52 22.3 15.7-30.5
25-34 859 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7 38 5.5 3.7- 8.1 50 6.3 4.5- 8.7 403 44.5 40.4-48.7 354 42.2 38.1-46.4
35-44 1,492 31 2.1 1.4- 3.3 104 7.2 5.7- 9.1 85 6.2 4.7- 8.0 679 45.4 42.2-48.6 593 39.1 36.0-42.3
45-54 1,833 45 3.2 2.3- 4.5 200 11.0 9.4-12.9 109 6.4 5.0- 8.2 741 40.3 37.4-43.2 738 39.1 36.3-42.0
55-64 1,917 46 2.7 1.8- 3.9 248 14.0 12.0-16.2 110 5.3 4.3- 6.7 726 37.4 34.6-40.2 787 40.6 37.9-43.4
65-74 1,339 24 2.2 1.4- 3.4 146 11.4 9.4-13.8 76 5.6 4.3- 7.3 412 29.9 27.0-32.9 681 50.9 47.6-54.2
75+ 679 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 61 10.8 7.8-14.9 33 5.0 3.3- 7.5 150 22.1 18.5-26.1 428 60.7 55.9-65.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 762 18 2.1 1.2- 3.8 95 10.0 7.3-13.4 47 12.9 7.9-20.5 291 38.1 32.5-43.9 311 36.9 31.0-43.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,321 59 2.9 2.1- 4.1 268 10.7 8.9-12.9 139 7.2 5.5- 9.4 944 45.3 42.0-48.7 911 33.8 30.9-36.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,431 59 2.8 2.0- 3.9 256 10.3 8.6-12.1 164 7.0 5.5- 8.8 944 40.9 38.1-43.9 1,008 39.1 36.3-42.0
College Graduate 2,842 36 1.3 0.9- 2.0 192 6.6 5.5- 7.9 139 4.8 3.9- 5.9 1,055 40.0 37.5-42.6 1,420 47.2 44.7-49.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 705 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2 57 11.6 6.8-18.9 40 6.7 3.7-11.7 270 39.2 33.1-45.6 321 39.1 32.9-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,165 22 1.4 0.8- 2.4 117 9.1 6.9-12.0 84 9.7 6.4-14.4 455 42.8 37.9-47.8 487 37.0 32.4-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 828 17 2.8 1.6- 4.7 90 9.0 6.8-11.8 49 6.4 4.1- 9.9 324 43.5 38.4-48.8 348 38.3 33.3-43.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,276 40 3.6 2.4- 5.3 139 9.7 7.8-12.1 70 6.3 4.5- 8.6 544 45.4 41.6-49.3 483 35.0 31.4-38.8
$50,000-74,999 1,378 22 1.9 1.1- 3.3 142 9.8 8.0-12.0 85 6.5 4.7- 8.8 551 41.4 37.9-45.1 578 40.3 36.9-43.9
$75,000+ 2,182 40 1.7 1.2- 2.6 207 9.0 7.5-10.8 118 6.2 4.7- 8.2 802 40.1 37.2-43.2 1,015 42.9 40.1-45.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,962 63 2.3 1.7- 3.1 290 9.8 8.4-11.4 186 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,059 39.2 36.4-42.1 1,364 40.9 38.3-43.6
No 5,360 109 2.3 1.8- 2.9 517 8.8 7.8-10.0 302 6.5 5.3- 7.8 2,160 42.6 40.6-44.6 2,272 39.8 37.9-41.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,462 29 2.0 1.3- 3.2 232 15.0 12.5-17.8 82 5.5 4.2- 7.1 487 34.9 31.5-38.4 632 42.6 39.0-46.3
Non-Veteran 6,901 143 2.3 1.9- 2.9 580 8.0 7.1- 8.9 406 7.1 6.0- 8.4 2,748 42.9 41.1-44.8 3,024 39.7 38.0-41.4

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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