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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

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
-MALES 2,143 1,941 90.2 87.8-92.1 202 9.8 7.9-12.2
RACE
White 1,731 1,551 89.9 87.6-91.7 180 10.1 8.3-12.4
African American 280 268 94.7 89.5-97.4 12 5.3 2.6-10.5
Other Minorities 125 116 83.7 63.0-93.9 9 16.3 6.1-37.0
AGE
18-24 73 63 83.3 67.9-92.2 10 16.7 7.8-32.1
25-34 218 188 87.5 81.5-91.7 30 12.5 8.3-18.5
35-44 409 373 91.9 88.3-94.5 36 8.1 5.5-11.7
45-54 494 452 93.1 90.3-95.2 42 6.9 4.8- 9.7
55-64 528 490 93.1 90.2-95.2 38 6.9 4.8- 9.8
65-74 310 281 90.5 85.5-93.9 29 9.5 6.1-14.5
75+ 103 86 85.7 76.0-91.9 17 14.3 8.1-24.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 207 85.8 69.8-94.0 20 14.2 6.0-30.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 677 639 95.2 91.8-97.2 38 4.8 2.8- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 583 531 89.6 85.0-93.0 52 10.4 7.0-15.0
College Graduate 655 563 86.7 83.1-89.6 92 13.3 10.4-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 122 90.0 78.0-95.8 13 10.0 4.2-22.0
$15,000- 24,999 282 257 86.8 73.5-94.0 25 13.2 6.0-26.5
$25,000- 34,999 198 189 95.8 90.9-98.1 9 4.2 1.9- 9.1
$35,000- 49,999 370 335 90.2 84.3-94.0 35 9.8 6.0-15.7
$50,000-74,999 374 337 90.7 86.1-93.9 37 9.3 6.1-13.9
$75,000+ 637 566 89.6 85.7-92.6 71 10.4 7.4-14.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 715 658 94.1 91.7-95.8 57 5.9 4.2- 8.3
No 1,414 1,271 88.5 85.3-91.1 143 11.5 8.9-14.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 759 692 90.8 87.2-93.5 67 9.2 6.5-12.8
Non-Veteran 1,383 1,248 89.9 86.9-92.3 135 10.1 7.7-13.1

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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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