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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-FEMALES

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
-FEMALES 9,437 2,330 27.3 25.9-28.7 7,107 72.7 71.3-74.1
RACE
White 7,274 1,753 26.8 25.2-28.4 5,521 73.2 71.6-74.8
African American 1,549 444 31.7 28.4-35.1 1,105 68.3 64.9-71.6
Other Minorities 581 125 22.6 17.5-28.7 456 77.4 71.3-82.5
AGE
18-24 260 66 30.0 22.8-38.2 194 70.0 61.8-77.2
25-34 898 261 28.6 25.0-32.4 637 71.4 67.6-75.0
35-44 1,420 454 33.0 29.9-36.1 966 67.0 63.9-70.1
45-54 1,811 563 31.6 28.9-34.4 1,248 68.4 65.6-71.1
55-64 1,949 551 27.7 25.3-30.3 1,398 72.3 69.7-74.7
65-74 1,691 305 17.4 15.3-19.7 1,386 82.6 80.3-84.7
75+ 1,334 118 10.7 8.5-13.4 1,216 89.3 86.6-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,291 196 17.7 14.2-21.7 1,095 82.3 78.3-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,732 689 29.2 26.3-32.2 2,043 70.8 67.8-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,658 769 30.6 28.1-33.3 1,889 69.4 66.7-71.9
College Graduate 2,736 675 26.4 24.0-28.9 2,061 73.6 71.1-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,202 224 21.5 17.1-26.7 978 78.5 73.3-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,563 368 25.8 22.4-29.5 1,195 74.2 70.5-77.6
$25,000- 34,999 996 259 30.8 26.6-35.3 737 69.2 64.7-73.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,261 384 30.9 27.4-34.6 877 69.1 65.4-72.6
$50,000-74,999 1,241 391 30.8 27.5-34.4 850 69.2 65.6-72.5
$75,000+ 1,689 477 30.9 27.5-34.4 1,212 69.1 65.6-72.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,593 798 25.8 23.5-28.2 2,795 74.2 71.8-76.5
No 5,791 1,524 28.0 26.2-29.8 4,267 72.0 70.2-73.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 204 65 38.6 29.4-48.7 139 61.4 51.3-70.6
Non-Veteran 9,233 2,265 27.0 25.6-28.5 6,968 73.0 71.5-74.4

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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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