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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-FEMALES

Have you purchased a lottery ticket or scratch card since the establishment and operation of the
North Carolina State Lottery?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
-FEMALES 2,561 2,330 91.7 90.1-93.1 231 8.3 6.9- 9.9
RACE
White 1,932 1,753 91.3 89.3-92.9 179 8.7 7.1-10.7
African American 478 444 93.6 90.0-96.0 34 6.4 4.0-10.0
Other Minorities 141 125 90.8 83.0-95.3 16 9.2 4.7-17.0
AGE
18-24 75 66 88.9 78.3-94.7 9 11.1 5.3-21.7
25-34 287 261 92.4 88.3-95.1 26 7.6 4.9-11.7
35-44 492 454 93.6 90.9-95.6 38 6.4 4.4- 9.1
45-54 599 563 93.7 90.8-95.8 36 6.3 4.2- 9.2
55-64 602 551 91.9 88.9-94.2 51 8.1 5.8-11.1
65-74 346 305 86.7 81.8-90.5 41 13.3 9.5-18.2
75+ 147 118 83.3 75.4-89.0 29 16.7 11.0-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 196 89.2 82.4-93.5 27 10.8 6.5-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 738 689 95.2 93.0-96.7 49 4.8 3.3- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 836 769 92.9 90.3-94.9 67 7.1 5.1- 9.7
College Graduate 763 675 87.8 83.9-90.9 88 12.2 9.1-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 224 94.1 90.5-96.5 24 5.9 3.5- 9.5
$15,000- 24,999 396 368 93.6 89.0-96.4 28 6.4 3.6-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 282 259 95.0 92.1-96.9 23 5.0 3.1- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 426 384 89.7 85.2-92.9 42 10.3 7.1-14.8
$50,000-74,999 425 391 90.7 86.0-93.9 34 9.3 6.1-14.0
$75,000+ 528 477 91.5 87.5-94.3 51 8.5 5.7-12.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 883 798 92.1 89.4-94.1 85 7.9 5.9-10.6
No 1,670 1,524 91.5 89.5-93.2 146 8.5 6.8-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 65 95.5 86.2-98.6 4 4.5 1.4-13.8
Non-Veteran 2,492 2,265 91.6 90.0-93.0 227 8.4 7.0-10.0

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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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