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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
-FEMALES 2,563 133 4.8 3.8- 6.0 2,430 95.2 94.0-96.2
RACE
White 1,936 70 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,866 97.0 95.8-97.9
African American 476 53 10.8 7.8-14.8 423 89.2 85.2-92.2
Other Minorities 141 9 4.6 1.8-11.5 132 95.4 88.5-98.2
AGE
18-24 76 6 5.7 2.3-13.3 70 94.3 86.7-97.7
25-34 287 10 2.5 1.2- 5.0 277 97.5 95.0-98.8
35-44 491 28 4.0 2.6- 6.1 463 96.0 93.9-97.4
45-54 597 40 7.2 5.0-10.4 557 92.8 89.6-95.0
55-64 603 24 3.6 2.1- 6.1 579 96.4 93.9-97.9
65-74 348 16 4.8 2.6- 8.7 332 95.2 91.3-97.4
75+ 148 9 8.4 3.9-17.2 139 91.6 82.8-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 20 4.6 2.6- 7.8 203 95.4 92.2-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 737 46 6.6 4.4- 9.7 691 93.4 90.3-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 839 45 5.8 4.1- 8.3 794 94.2 91.7-95.9
College Graduate 763 22 1.9 1.2- 3.1 741 98.1 96.9-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 21 9.3 5.2-16.1 227 90.7 83.9-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 396 32 10.2 6.3-16.0 364 89.8 84.0-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 282 14 4.8 2.3- 9.6 268 95.2 90.4-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 425 19 3.6 2.0- 6.6 406 96.4 93.4-98.0
$50,000-74,999 425 17 3.1 1.8- 5.3 408 96.9 94.7-98.2
$75,000+ 528 20 2.8 1.7- 4.5 508 97.2 95.5-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 884 60 6.0 4.3- 8.2 824 94.0 91.8-95.7
No 1,671 73 4.2 3.1- 5.8 1,598 95.8 94.2-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 5 7.9 2.8-20.3 64 92.1 79.7-97.2
Non-Veteran 2,494 128 4.7 3.7- 5.9 2,366 95.3 94.1-96.3

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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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