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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

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
-MALES 5,734 1,941 34.9 33.0-36.8 3,793 65.1 63.2-67.0
RACE
White 4,589 1,551 37.0 34.9-39.1 3,038 63.0 60.9-65.1
African American 669 268 39.0 33.9-44.3 401 61.0 55.7-66.1
Other Minorities 455 116 19.7 15.3-25.0 339 80.3 75.0-84.7
AGE
18-24 192 63 32.5 24.9-41.2 129 67.5 58.8-75.1
25-34 541 188 33.1 28.5-38.0 353 66.9 62.0-71.5
35-44 912 373 40.4 36.5-44.4 539 59.6 55.6-63.5
45-54 1,153 452 39.4 35.9-43.1 701 60.6 56.9-64.1
55-64 1,314 490 37.8 34.5-41.2 824 62.2 58.8-65.5
65-74 961 281 28.9 25.7-32.5 680 71.1 67.5-74.3
75+ 637 86 13.3 10.4-16.7 551 86.7 83.3-89.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 837 207 22.6 18.7-27.1 630 77.4 72.9-81.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,685 639 40.1 36.3-44.0 1,046 59.9 56.0-63.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,324 531 39.2 35.4-43.1 793 60.8 56.9-64.6
College Graduate 1,875 563 33.2 30.3-36.2 1,312 66.8 63.8-69.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 493 122 24.1 18.8-30.4 371 75.9 69.6-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 864 257 29.5 24.5-35.0 607 70.5 65.0-75.5
$25,000- 34,999 607 189 32.0 26.5-37.9 418 68.0 62.1-73.5
$35,000- 49,999 866 335 40.0 35.5-44.6 531 60.0 55.4-64.5
$50,000-74,999 942 337 37.7 33.4-42.2 605 62.3 57.8-66.6
$75,000+ 1,454 566 42.3 38.8-45.9 888 57.7 54.1-61.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,091 658 35.5 32.4-38.7 1,433 64.5 61.3-67.6
No 3,600 1,271 34.7 32.4-37.0 2,329 65.3 63.0-67.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,093 692 34.7 31.9-37.7 1,401 65.3 62.3-68.1
Non-Veteran 3,634 1,248 35.0 32.7-37.3 2,386 65.0 62.7-67.3

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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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