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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
-MALES 2,095 1,489 71.1 68.1-73.8 242 10.6 8.9-12.7 164 8.3 6.8-10.2 129 6.0 4.7- 7.6 71 4.0 2.7- 5.8
RACE
White 1,687 1,168 68.0 64.6-71.2 203 12.0 9.8-14.5 138 8.8 7.1-10.8 114 6.6 5.1- 8.5 64 4.6 3.1- 6.8
African American 279 220 77.5 69.7-83.8 31 8.5 5.4-13.3 18 7.5 3.9-14.0 7 4.8 2.0-11.0 3 1.7 0.3- 8.6
Other Minorities 122 96 84.0 74.5-90.5 8 4.1 1.7- 9.8 6 5.3 2.2-12.5 8 3.2 1.4- 7.1 4 3.4 0.9-12.0
AGE
18-24 72 48 66.6 52.5-78.2 6 8.3 3.1-20.0 8 10.0 4.6-20.4 5 6.2 2.3-15.4 5 9.0 3.3-22.2
25-34 212 128 64.3 56.3-71.6 23 10.9 6.6-17.3 28 11.8 7.8-17.4 22 8.5 4.9-14.2 11 4.6 2.2- 9.2
35-44 401 285 71.7 66.1-76.7 43 10.9 7.8-15.0 31 7.3 4.8-10.9 28 6.3 4.0- 9.7 14 3.9 2.2- 6.9
45-54 487 361 74.7 69.7-79.1 60 12.2 9.1-16.3 31 6.6 4.4- 9.7 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4 13 2.0 1.0- 4.0
55-64 522 379 75.6 71.0-79.8 64 9.9 7.4-13.1 31 6.4 4.3- 9.5 33 5.8 3.8- 8.8 15 2.3 1.2- 4.2
65-74 300 212 73.6 67.4-79.0 36 10.7 7.3-15.6 27 8.1 5.2-12.2 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9 9 3.6 1.7- 7.7
75+ 93 69 71.7 59.0-81.7 10 11.9 5.8-23.0 7 11.5 5.0-24.5 3 2.5 0.8- 7.5 4 2.4 0.9- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 171 77.7 68.8-84.6 20 8.2 4.7-13.9 18 7.0 3.7-12.6 10 6.0 2.4-14.1 4 1.1 0.3- 4.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 667 480 70.7 65.0-75.8 84 13.4 9.7-18.3 50 8.4 5.9-11.8 32 4.2 2.5- 7.1 21 3.3 1.5- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 566 404 69.9 63.8-75.4 62 9.2 6.5-12.7 47 8.8 5.8-13.1 37 7.4 4.7-11.5 16 4.8 2.1-10.4
College Graduate 638 433 70.0 65.3-74.4 76 9.7 7.4-12.7 49 8.4 6.0-11.8 50 6.6 4.7- 9.3 30 5.2 3.3- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 131 105 78.5 64.1-88.2 9 7.0 3.2-14.6 7 8.5 2.1-28.9 9 4.8 2.2-10.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
$15,000- 24,999 277 200 74.9 66.2-81.9 35 9.3 5.9-14.5 26 9.0 5.3-15.0 11 5.5 2.1-13.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.8
$25,000- 34,999 195 143 73.9 63.6-82.1 21 10.0 4.8-19.7 18 10.4 5.8-17.9 9 3.8 1.3-11.1 4 1.9 0.5- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 363 254 69.5 62.2-75.9 50 12.3 8.1-18.2 30 9.0 5.7-13.8 18 7.4 4.0-13.5 11 1.9 0.8- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 367 276 73.4 66.3-79.4 36 11.2 6.9-17.7 27 6.8 4.3-10.5 19 5.6 3.0-10.4 9 3.0 1.3- 7.0
$75,000+ 620 402 65.4 60.0-70.5 78 11.6 8.7-15.3 48 8.3 5.9-11.5 54 6.7 4.9- 9.3 38 8.0 4.8-12.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 704 523 74.1 69.1-78.6 72 9.8 7.0-13.7 47 7.4 5.1-10.7 42 6.1 3.9- 9.5 20 2.5 1.4- 4.4
No 1,378 957 69.7 66.1-73.2 169 11.0 8.9-13.5 115 8.7 6.9-11.0 87 5.9 4.4- 7.9 50 4.6 3.0- 7.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 740 525 70.4 65.6-74.7 85 10.3 7.7-13.5 61 8.7 6.3-11.9 42 7.4 4.8-11.0 27 3.3 1.9- 5.7
Non-Veteran 1,354 964 71.4 67.7-74.8 156 10.7 8.6-13.3 103 8.2 6.4-10.5 87 5.5 4.0- 7.3 44 4.2 2.7- 6.6

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money 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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