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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Gambling

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

(Adults ages 18 and older - see footnote)

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 364 117 38.3 30.4-46.8 247 61.7 53.2-69.6
Buncombe 339 66 20.1 15.4-25.7 273 79.9 74.3-84.6
Cabarrus 353 98 29.5 23.1-36.8 255 70.5 63.2-76.9
Catawba 437 144 40.1 34.0-46.5 293 59.9 53.5-66.0
Cumberland 457 143 34.7 28.3-41.7 314 65.3 58.3-71.7
Davidson 388 117 31.9 25.9-38.6 271 68.1 61.4-74.1
Durham 378 110 27.0 21.1-34.0 268 73.0 66.0-78.9
Forsyth 395 131 36.4 30.4-42.8 264 63.6 57.2-69.6
Gaston 393 114 33.9 27.3-41.1 279 66.1 58.9-72.7
Guilford 409 138 36.2 29.7-43.1 271 63.8 56.9-70.3
Iredell 413 137 34.7 29.1-40.7 276 65.3 59.3-70.9
Johnston 453 154 37.6 31.4-44.2 299 62.4 55.8-68.6
Mecklenburg 644 179 32.6 28.0-37.5 465 67.4 62.5-72.0
New Hanover 359 126 35.3 28.7-42.5 233 64.7 57.5-71.3
Onslow 395 145 39.5 33.3-46.2 250 60.5 53.8-66.7
Orange 369 71 22.0 16.6-28.5 298 78.0 71.5-83.4
Pitt 379 104 31.8 25.1-39.3 275 68.2 60.7-74.9
Randolph 390 100 26.5 20.5-33.5 290 73.5 66.5-79.5
Robeson 369 108 35.3 26.4-45.3 261 64.7 54.7-73.6
Rowan 425 135 33.1 27.0-39.7 290 66.9 60.3-73.0
Union 399 96 23.7 18.5-29.8 303 76.3 70.2-81.5
Wake 566 181 33.6 28.8-38.7 385 66.4 61.3-71.2
Wayne 434 117 26.2 20.5-32.9 317 73.8 67.1-79.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,058 1,492 31.9 30.0-34.0 3,566 68.1 66.0-70.0
Piedmont 7,301 2,149 31.9 30.2-33.5 5,152 68.1 66.5-69.8
Western NC 2,812 630 24.8 22.5-27.2 2,182 75.2 72.8-77.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,851 394 23.1 20.5-25.8 1,457 76.9 74.2-79.5
Northwest 3,179 948 33.1 30.7-35.7 2,231 66.9 64.3-69.3
Charlotte 2,010 544 30.2 27.4-33.2 1,466 69.8 66.8-72.6
Greensboro 1,740 481 30.3 26.9-33.9 1,259 69.7 66.1-73.1
Southern Regional 1,469 426 31.7 28.0-35.6 1,043 68.3 64.4-72.0
Coastal 739 239 34.0 29.1-39.2 500 66.0 60.8-70.9
Wake 1,652 530 32.6 29.4-36.1 1,122 67.4 63.9-70.6
Area L 442 128 34.7 28.9-40.9 314 65.3 59.1-71.1
Eastern 2,089 581 29.6 26.6-32.8 1,508 70.4 67.2-73.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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