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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
GENDER
Male 2,095 1,489 71.1 68.1-73.8 242 10.6 8.9-12.7 164 8.3 6.8-10.2 129 6.0 4.7- 7.6 71 4.0 2.7- 5.8
Female 2,500 1,968 78.2 75.5-80.6 217 10.2 8.5-12.1 133 5.3 3.8- 7.2 138 4.6 3.6- 5.8 44 1.8 1.1- 2.8
RACE
White 3,569 2,649 72.6 70.2-74.8 360 11.2 9.7-12.9 240 7.2 5.9- 8.7 227 5.7 4.8- 6.9 93 3.3 2.3- 4.6
African American 749 597 77.8 73.0-81.9 73 8.5 6.3-11.4 38 6.3 4.0- 9.8 25 5.2 3.1- 8.7 16 2.3 1.1- 4.8
Asian 20 14 76.8 45.7-92.8 1 10.6 1.4-49.4 1 2.3 0.3-16.2 3 8.0 1.9-28.2 1 2.3 0.3-16.2
Native American 102 75 76.5 63.7-85.8 8 6.3 2.8-13.5 7 10.5 4.2-24.0 9 3.9 1.6- 9.4 3 2.8 0.7-10.6
Other Minorities 138 109 83.3 73.9-89.8 16 9.3 4.7-17.5 8 4.0 1.8- 8.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 2 2.0 0.3-11.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 115 96 83.3 72.7-90.3 7 6.8 2.7-16.2 8 5.4 2.5-11.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 2 3.2 0.7-12.6
-English Speaking 66 58 86.1 69.8-94.3 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2 3 3.5 0.9-12.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.8 1.9-27.4
-Spanish Speaking 49 38 81.4 65.7-90.9 4 9.8 3.3-25.6 5 6.6 2.6-16.0 2 2.2 0.5- 9.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 4,473 3,355 73.8 71.8-75.7 452 10.6 9.4-12.0 289 7.0 5.9- 8.3 265 5.6 4.7- 6.6 112 3.0 2.2- 4.0
AGE
18-24 144 100 69.2 59.1-77.7 18 11.9 7.0-19.3 15 9.9 5.2-18.3 6 4.0 1.6- 9.3 5 5.1 1.8-13.1
25-34 498 355 70.9 65.6-75.7 52 10.6 7.6-14.5 44 8.0 5.7-11.3 35 7.2 4.7-10.9 12 3.3 1.6- 6.6
35-44 884 664 74.8 71.0-78.1 92 10.6 8.4-13.4 55 6.4 4.7- 8.7 48 5.0 3.5- 7.1 25 3.1 2.0- 4.9
45-54 1,078 836 76.7 73.3-79.8 113 11.2 9.0-13.8 51 5.1 3.7- 7.0 53 4.9 3.5- 6.9 25 2.1 1.3- 3.4
55-64 1,109 836 76.7 73.6-79.6 104 8.9 7.0-11.1 73 6.8 5.2- 8.9 71 5.4 4.0- 7.2 25 2.2 1.4- 3.4
65-74 636 472 75.3 71.1-79.1 59 9.2 6.9-12.4 46 6.7 4.8- 9.3 42 5.5 4.0- 7.7 17 3.2 1.8- 5.6
75+ 226 177 78.8 71.4-84.7 20 8.4 5.0-13.7 12 6.1 3.0-11.9 11 5.3 2.6-10.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 332 76.5 69.7-82.1 43 10.9 7.2-16.3 29 6.4 3.9-10.4 23 4.8 2.4- 9.6 9 1.4 0.6- 3.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,385 1,044 74.5 70.6-77.9 149 11.6 9.2-14.7 85 6.8 5.1- 8.9 74 4.3 3.1- 6.1 33 2.8 1.5- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,383 1,054 74.1 70.3-77.5 133 10.0 7.9-12.5 86 6.3 4.6- 8.6 79 6.4 4.6- 8.8 31 3.2 1.7- 5.9
College Graduate 1,389 1,025 73.5 70.0-76.7 134 9.4 7.6-11.6 97 7.9 5.7-10.9 91 5.6 4.3- 7.3 42 3.6 2.4- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 367 292 80.0 72.1-86.1 35 8.9 5.8-13.4 15 5.8 2.0-15.5 23 4.5 2.6- 7.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5
$15,000- 24,999 661 509 77.3 71.9-81.9 62 8.7 6.2-12.1 46 7.9 5.3-11.7 31 4.8 2.5- 8.8 13 1.3 0.7- 2.6
$25,000- 34,999 475 373 79.7 73.8-84.6 38 8.4 5.1-13.4 30 6.4 3.9-10.3 25 3.7 2.0- 6.9 9 1.8 0.7- 4.3
$35,000- 49,999 776 579 74.3 69.6-78.5 79 10.4 7.6-14.0 56 7.3 5.2-10.2 42 6.4 4.1- 9.9 20 1.6 0.8- 2.9
$50,000-74,999 786 604 74.3 69.5-78.5 80 12.2 8.9-16.4 47 5.9 4.1- 8.2 41 5.4 3.5- 8.3 14 2.3 1.1- 4.4
$75,000+ 1,140 793 69.6 65.4-73.5 130 10.9 8.7-13.5 82 7.7 5.4-10.8 87 6.2 4.7- 8.1 48 5.7 3.6- 8.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,558 1,208 76.2 72.8-79.3 145 10.2 8.1-12.8 84 6.1 4.5- 8.2 88 5.5 4.1- 7.5 33 1.9 1.3- 3.0
No 3,016 2,233 73.4 70.9-75.8 313 10.5 9.1-12.2 210 7.3 5.9- 8.9 179 5.3 4.3- 6.5 81 3.4 2.4- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 808 578 70.5 65.9-74.8 89 9.6 7.3-12.6 66 9.0 6.5-12.2 47 7.8 5.2-11.5 28 3.1 1.8- 5.3
Non-Veteran 3,786 2,879 75.0 72.8-77.1 369 10.6 9.2-12.1 231 6.6 5.4- 8.0 220 4.9 4.0- 5.9 87 3.0 2.1- 4.2

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money 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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