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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Gambling

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 364 214 66.0 59.1-72.3 150 34.0 27.7-40.9
Buncombe 339 189 56.3 49.4-62.9 150 43.7 37.1-50.6
Cabarrus 354 214 64.8 58.0-71.1 140 35.2 28.9-42.0
Catawba 437 249 59.9 54.0-65.6 188 40.1 34.4-46.0
Cumberland 457 258 60.5 54.2-66.4 199 39.5 33.6-45.8
Davidson 388 213 53.4 46.5-60.2 175 46.6 39.8-53.5
Durham 378 226 59.3 51.7-66.4 152 40.7 33.6-48.3
Forsyth 395 244 64.8 58.5-70.6 151 35.2 29.4-41.5
Gaston 394 218 57.3 49.9-64.3 176 42.7 35.7-50.1
Guilford 410 246 58.7 51.5-65.5 164 41.3 34.5-48.5
Iredell 414 243 60.9 54.8-66.8 171 39.1 33.2-45.2
Johnston 453 286 65.0 58.6-70.9 167 35.0 29.1-41.4
Mecklenburg 644 403 65.1 60.3-69.6 241 34.9 30.4-39.7
New Hanover 359 232 62.5 54.7-69.8 127 37.5 30.2-45.3
Onslow 395 250 65.5 59.3-71.2 145 34.5 28.8-40.7
Orange 369 200 56.5 49.1-63.7 169 43.5 36.3-50.9
Pitt 380 227 60.1 53.0-66.9 153 39.9 33.1-47.0
Randolph 391 186 51.3 44.1-58.5 205 48.7 41.5-55.9
Robeson 369 172 50.0 41.4-58.5 197 50.0 41.5-58.6
Rowan 425 236 57.7 50.7-64.4 189 42.3 35.6-49.3
Union 399 218 54.4 47.4-61.2 181 45.6 38.8-52.6
Wake 567 366 64.4 59.1-69.3 201 35.6 30.7-40.9
Wayne 435 232 55.5 47.9-62.8 203 44.5 37.2-52.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,062 2,822 56.8 54.7-58.9 2,240 43.2 41.1-45.3
Piedmont 7,307 4,212 59.4 57.7-61.2 3,095 40.6 38.8-42.3
Western NC 2,814 1,436 53.0 50.4-55.7 1,378 47.0 44.3-49.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,852 975 54.7 51.5-57.8 877 45.3 42.2-48.5
Northwest 3,181 1,736 57.0 54.5-59.6 1,445 43.0 40.4-45.5
Charlotte 2,012 1,161 59.2 56.1-62.2 851 40.8 37.8-43.9
Greensboro 1,742 964 56.7 52.8-60.6 778 43.3 39.4-47.2
Southern Regional 1,470 769 55.6 51.7-59.4 701 44.4 40.6-48.3
Coastal 739 441 58.6 53.6-63.5 298 41.4 36.5-46.4
Wake 1,653 1,023 61.7 57.9-65.4 630 38.3 34.6-42.1
Area L 442 226 56.9 50.8-62.8 216 43.1 37.2-49.2
Eastern 2,092 1,175 56.4 53.0-59.8 917 43.6 40.2-47.0

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^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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