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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Gambling

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 212 6 2.2 0.9- 5.4 24 9.3 5.7-14.8 18 15.6 7.1-31.0 72 32.6 23.9-42.7 92 40.3 30.5-50.9
Buncombe 188 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 15 7.2 4.0-12.6 6 4.1 1.4-10.9 58 29.5 22.6-37.5 108 58.7 50.1-66.8
Cabarrus 212 3 2.2 0.4- 9.9 17 6.8 4.0-11.3 13 7.6 4.1-13.7 77 43.7 33.7-54.3 102 39.6 31.0-48.9
Catawba 245 10 3.4 1.7- 6.5 27 12.8 7.9-19.9 18 6.6 3.6-11.7 104 49.6 41.3-57.9 86 27.8 21.7-34.7
Cumberland 254 7 4.0 1.5-10.5 36 12.9 8.7-18.7 17 5.8 3.2-10.3 93 40.2 31.1-50.1 101 37.0 29.2-45.5
Davidson 213 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0 22 9.7 6.0-15.3 14 6.3 3.4-11.5 81 43.6 35.0-52.6 90 38.3 30.4-46.9
Durham 224 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 21 8.9 5.1-15.1 18 6.0 3.5-10.2 77 33.3 24.7-43.3 105 50.9 40.8-60.9
Forsyth 242 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8 22 9.2 5.4-15.3 14 7.5 4.0-13.7 97 43.6 35.8-51.7 102 37.5 30.2-45.4
Gaston 214 9 4.0 1.9- 8.2 24 9.4 5.8-15.1 10 7.3 3.0-16.8 85 45.1 36.3-54.3 86 34.1 26.7-42.4
Guilford 245 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4 26 7.8 5.0-11.8 17 6.6 3.7-11.5 102 51.7 42.7-60.6 93 31.9 24.9-39.9
Iredell 239 4 1.4 0.4- 4.7 27 9.9 6.6-14.6 21 10.3 5.8-17.6 100 42.2 34.8-50.1 87 36.1 28.7-44.2
Johnston 283 3 2.0 0.5- 7.8 37 12.2 8.3-17.5 20 8.4 4.7-14.7 105 38.4 30.6-46.8 118 39.0 31.1-47.5
Mecklenburg 399 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7 27 7.8 4.9-12.2 12 4.0 2.2- 7.2 149 40.6 34.6-46.8 198 44.1 38.2-50.1
New Hanover 232 5 3.7 1.3- 9.8 35 14.6 10.1-20.5 13 6.1 3.2-11.5 87 38.0 29.9-46.9 92 37.6 30.2-45.6
Onslow 249 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 39 11.2 7.8-15.8 13 7.0 3.6-13.2 104 47.7 39.3-56.2 90 33.1 25.8-41.3
Orange 200 5 2.6 0.8- 7.7 19 8.8 5.4-14.0 4 2.0 0.7- 5.3 54 31.7 23.5-41.3 118 54.9 45.9-63.6
Pitt 225 3 1.5 0.4- 4.9 22 9.7 5.9-15.4 10 4.9 2.1-11.0 79 40.2 31.1-50.1 111 43.7 35.2-52.6
Randolph 183 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1 16 12.2 5.4-25.4 10 4.0 2.0- 7.9 75 39.4 30.0-49.6 79 42.7 32.9-53.2
Robeson 171 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3 14 8.0 3.6-16.8 15 20.0 6.7-46.3 81 44.4 31.6-57.9 57 25.5 17.3-35.9
Rowan 232 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 29 10.4 6.7-15.8 12 4.6 2.4- 8.7 101 47.4 38.8-56.1 87 35.9 28.2-44.4
Union 217 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 18 6.6 3.8-11.2 10 4.0 2.0- 7.9 74 37.0 28.5-46.4 113 51.5 42.2-60.7
Wake 364 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2 34 8.2 5.6-11.8 22 8.4 5.0-13.7 131 38.5 32.4-45.0 165 42.3 36.2-48.7
Wayne 225 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 22 8.5 5.1-13.7 16 6.0 3.3-10.7 84 35.8 26.6-46.3 99 48.5 37.7-59.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,779 52 2.5 1.8- 3.5 310 10.1 8.7-11.8 169 7.8 6.0-10.0 1,098 42.0 39.2-44.7 1,150 37.6 35.1-40.3
Piedmont 4,163 107 2.4 1.9- 3.1 399 9.2 8.0-10.5 249 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,589 41.4 39.2-43.7 1,819 40.1 37.9-42.3
Western NC 1,422 13 1.0 0.5- 2.0 103 6.6 5.2- 8.4 71 4.3 3.2- 5.9 548 41.5 37.9-45.2 687 46.5 42.9-50.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 965 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 68 6.3 4.7- 8.5 46 4.2 2.8- 6.3 359 38.7 34.6-42.9 484 49.6 45.4-53.9
Northwest 1,718 36 1.8 1.2- 2.8 171 10.6 8.2-13.5 110 6.5 5.0- 8.4 706 44.0 40.6-47.4 695 37.1 34.0-40.4
Charlotte 1,145 33 3.4 2.2- 5.1 96 8.5 6.5-11.0 50 5.0 3.5- 7.0 426 41.4 37.4-45.4 540 41.8 38.1-45.7
Greensboro 953 21 1.7 1.0- 2.8 88 7.5 5.6- 9.9 57 8.9 5.4-14.4 353 43.2 38.0-48.6 434 38.7 34.1-43.6
Southern Regional 756 18 3.1 1.6- 5.6 84 11.2 8.3-14.9 50 8.1 5.1-12.6 311 41.6 36.2-47.1 293 36.1 31.2-41.4
Coastal 439 11 3.5 1.8- 6.8 52 9.7 7.2-13.1 25 8.2 3.9-16.8 174 41.2 34.9-47.9 177 37.3 31.5-43.5
Wake 1,013 24 2.3 1.4- 3.8 108 9.3 7.3-11.9 71 7.5 5.3-10.5 373 38.9 34.6-43.4 437 41.9 37.5-46.4
Area L 219 3 1.5 0.5- 4.9 25 12.6 7.2-21.1 15 6.9 3.8-12.2 92 46.2 37.6-55.0 84 32.8 25.3-41.3
Eastern 1,156 18 1.6 0.9- 2.7 120 8.2 6.6-10.1 65 7.1 4.8-10.5 441 42.3 38.1-46.5 512 40.8 36.9-44.9

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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