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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

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
-MALES 2,143 146 7.7 6.1- 9.6 1,997 92.3 90.4-93.9
RACE
White 1,731 99 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,632 94.3 92.6-95.7
African American 281 41 18.1 12.3-25.8 240 81.9 74.2-87.7
Other Minorities 124 6 3.9 1.6- 9.4 118 96.1 90.6-98.4
AGE
18-24 73 4 7.0 2.4-18.7 69 93.0 81.3-97.6
25-34 216 21 9.9 6.0-16.0 195 90.1 84.0-94.0
35-44 409 26 6.4 4.1-10.0 383 93.6 90.0-95.9
45-54 495 30 6.3 4.2- 9.5 465 93.7 90.5-95.8
55-64 529 38 9.8 6.3-14.8 491 90.2 85.2-93.7
65-74 311 18 6.6 3.8-11.1 293 93.4 88.9-96.2
75+ 102 9 7.8 3.6-15.8 93 92.2 84.2-96.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 22 9.3 4.9-16.9 205 90.7 83.1-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 676 45 7.8 5.3-11.2 631 92.2 88.8-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 582 52 10.9 7.4-15.8 530 89.1 84.2-92.6
College Graduate 657 27 4.2 2.4- 7.0 630 95.8 93.0-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 15 13.0 5.2-28.6 120 87.0 71.4-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 282 31 11.5 6.8-18.8 251 88.5 81.2-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 198 21 15.9 9.1-26.2 177 84.1 73.8-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 369 27 8.2 5.3-12.7 342 91.8 87.3-94.7
$50,000-74,999 374 19 6.3 3.5-11.1 355 93.7 88.9-96.5
$75,000+ 639 24 3.4 2.0- 5.5 615 96.6 94.5-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 715 60 10.4 7.4-14.6 655 89.6 85.4-92.6
No 1,414 85 6.6 4.9- 8.8 1,329 93.4 91.2-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 761 42 6.8 4.6- 9.9 719 93.2 90.1-95.4
Non-Veteran 1,381 104 8.0 6.1-10.4 1,277 92.0 89.6-93.9

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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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