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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Do you sometimes gamble (or play for money) more than you think you should?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
GENDER
Male 2,143 146 7.7 6.1- 9.6 1,997 92.3 90.4-93.9
Female 2,563 133 4.8 3.8- 6.0 2,430 95.2 94.0-96.2
RACE
White 3,667 169 4.5 3.6- 5.5 3,498 95.5 94.5-96.4
African American 757 94 14.5 11.0-18.8 663 85.5 81.2-89.0
Asian 20 2 12.6 2.2-48.0 18 87.4 52.0-97.8
Native American 104 10 8.6 3.8-18.2 94 91.4 81.8-96.2
Other Minorities 141 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 138 98.2 94.0-99.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 117 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1 114 98.3 93.9-99.5
-English Speaking 68 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6 66 98.2 92.4-99.6
-Spanish Speaking 49 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 48 98.3 88.9-99.8
Non-Hispanic 4,582 275 6.6 5.6- 7.8 4,307 93.4 92.2-94.4
AGE
18-24 149 10 6.4 3.1-12.8 139 93.6 87.2-96.9
25-34 503 31 6.6 4.3-10.1 472 93.4 89.9-95.7
35-44 900 54 5.3 3.8- 7.4 846 94.7 92.6-96.2
45-54 1,092 70 6.7 5.1- 8.9 1,022 93.3 91.1-94.9
55-64 1,132 62 7.0 4.9-10.0 1,070 93.0 90.0-95.1
65-74 659 34 5.8 3.9- 8.7 625 94.2 91.3-96.1
75+ 250 18 8.2 4.7-13.8 232 91.8 86.2-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 42 7.5 4.5-12.2 408 92.5 87.8-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,413 91 7.3 5.5- 9.6 1,322 92.7 90.4-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,421 97 8.3 6.3-11.0 1,324 91.7 89.0-93.7
College Graduate 1,420 49 3.2 2.1- 4.7 1,371 96.8 95.3-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 36 11.1 6.3-18.9 347 88.9 81.1-93.7
$15,000- 24,999 678 63 10.9 7.6-15.4 615 89.1 84.6-92.4
$25,000- 34,999 480 35 10.3 6.5-16.0 445 89.7 84.0-93.5
$35,000- 49,999 794 46 6.1 4.3- 8.8 748 93.9 91.2-95.7
$50,000-74,999 799 36 4.9 3.1- 7.6 763 95.1 92.4-96.9
$75,000+ 1,167 44 3.1 2.2- 4.5 1,123 96.9 95.5-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,599 120 8.4 6.5-10.8 1,479 91.6 89.2-93.5
No 3,085 158 5.5 4.4- 6.9 2,927 94.5 93.1-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 830 47 6.9 4.8- 9.8 783 93.1 90.2-95.2
Non-Veteran 3,875 232 6.3 5.2- 7.6 3,643 93.7 92.4-94.8

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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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