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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
-MALES 3,522 95 2.4 1.8- 3.1 469 11.5 10.2-13.0 236 8.0 6.5- 9.8 1,343 40.6 38.2-43.1 1,379 37.5 35.2-39.9
RACE
White 2,912 69 2.2 1.6- 3.0 382 11.3 9.9-12.9 180 7.2 5.7- 9.1 1,101 40.8 38.2-43.5 1,180 38.4 35.9-41.0
African American 408 19 3.1 1.7- 5.6 63 14.6 10.6-19.8 40 9.1 6.2-13.1 157 39.8 33.5-46.4 129 33.4 27.1-40.3
Other Minorities 191 7 2.5 1.1- 5.8 21 7.0 3.9-12.2 14 12.0 5.0-26.1 83 40.9 31.0-51.7 66 37.6 27.6-48.7
AGE
18-24 99 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 7 6.5 2.9-14.0 12 18.1 9.7-31.4 53 47.4 35.8-59.3 26 27.7 18.0-40.0
25-34 354 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8 21 7.7 4.7-12.2 30 7.9 5.3-11.8 161 44.0 37.8-50.3 137 39.0 33.1-45.3
35-44 649 18 2.5 1.4- 4.4 58 9.0 6.6-12.0 38 5.6 3.9- 7.9 295 44.9 40.2-49.7 240 38.0 33.5-42.8
45-54 758 23 3.2 2.0- 5.2 111 14.1 11.5-17.3 60 8.2 6.0-11.2 301 39.4 35.1-43.9 263 35.0 30.9-39.5
55-64 828 30 3.7 2.4- 5.7 150 18.3 15.1-22.0 50 5.8 4.2- 8.0 298 37.1 32.9-41.4 300 35.2 31.2-39.4
65-74 558 13 3.0 1.7- 5.3 93 17.1 13.6-21.3 36 6.0 4.0- 8.8 168 28.6 24.5-33.2 248 45.3 40.4-50.3
75+ 263 5 2.0 0.7- 5.1 27 8.9 5.5-14.1 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 61 22.8 17.4-29.4 160 62.2 54.8-69.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 361 13 2.5 1.2- 5.1 53 11.0 7.3-16.3 24 12.1 5.9-23.2 139 37.0 29.5-45.2 132 37.3 28.9-46.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 37 3.5 2.3- 5.3 156 12.8 10.4-15.8 72 9.1 6.3-12.9 407 44.2 39.6-49.0 334 30.4 26.4-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 910 29 2.4 1.6- 3.6 143 13.7 11.0-17.0 66 8.1 5.6-11.5 345 38.7 34.2-43.5 327 37.1 32.5-42.0
College Graduate 1,243 16 1.4 0.7- 2.4 117 8.8 6.9-11.2 74 5.6 4.2- 7.4 451 40.1 36.5-43.9 585 44.1 40.5-47.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 216 8 3.2 1.4- 7.2 31 14.3 8.5-22.9 13 4.8 2.3- 9.7 84 43.5 33.1-54.6 80 34.2 24.2-46.0
$15,000- 24,999 454 11 1.5 0.8- 3.1 67 12.8 8.9-18.1 36 13.2 7.5-22.4 168 38.6 31.1-46.6 172 33.8 26.6-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 331 11 3.9 1.9- 7.6 48 10.9 7.3-15.9 21 5.2 2.9- 9.2 118 41.6 33.6-50.0 133 38.4 30.4-47.2
$35,000- 49,999 547 24 4.5 2.7- 7.5 73 11.0 8.0-14.9 35 6.4 4.2- 9.6 235 45.7 39.9-51.6 180 32.5 27.3-38.1
$50,000-74,999 628 13 2.0 1.0- 3.7 87 12.3 9.4-15.8 39 7.1 4.5-11.2 235 40.8 35.6-46.3 254 37.8 32.9-43.0
$75,000+ 1,084 22 1.7 0.9- 2.9 136 11.5 9.2-14.2 70 7.8 5.5-11.0 411 40.3 36.3-44.4 445 38.8 35.0-42.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,229 40 2.9 1.9- 4.3 169 11.8 9.6-14.3 86 9.2 6.6-12.8 420 37.5 33.5-41.7 514 38.6 34.6-42.7
No 2,270 55 2.2 1.6- 3.0 296 11.4 9.8-13.3 149 7.5 5.7- 9.7 914 42.0 39.0-45.0 856 37.0 34.1-39.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,326 28 2.1 1.3- 3.5 219 15.1 12.6-18.0 75 5.5 4.2- 7.3 439 34.7 31.2-38.4 565 42.5 38.7-46.4
Non-Veteran 2,195 67 2.5 1.8- 3.3 250 10.0 8.5-11.8 160 9.0 7.0-11.4 904 43.1 40.1-46.1 814 35.4 32.6-38.4

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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