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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 118 98 83.3 68.6-91.9 7 4.0 1.7- 9.0 8 9.9 3.1-27.3 4 2.5 0.7- 8.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Buncombe 78 51 60.2 46.6-72.3 7 9.2 4.0-19.5 11 18.0 9.6-31.4 7 11.3 4.5-25.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5
Cabarrus 108 78 73.0 59.4-83.3 11 12.8 5.5-27.1 10 8.1 3.9-15.9 8 5.6 2.2-13.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
Catawba 154 118 75.6 64.3-84.2 12 9.4 4.4-18.9 11 7.6 2.9-18.3 10 5.4 2.3-12.4 3 2.1 0.4-10.2
Cumberland 147 109 69.0 57.3-78.7 15 11.2 5.9-20.4 13 13.0 7.0-23.1 5 4.0 1.4-10.8 5 2.8 1.1- 6.8
Davidson 118 92 77.7 66.9-85.8 11 8.6 4.2-16.8 3 4.3 1.2-14.2 10 6.7 3.3-13.0 2 2.6 0.5-13.4
Durham 116 86 68.1 52.4-80.5 12 8.7 4.3-16.6 11 17.7 7.1-37.8 5 4.2 1.5-11.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5
Forsyth 138 101 66.5 55.2-76.2 15 16.8 9.0-29.4 9 6.8 3.4-13.2 5 4.3 1.7-10.7 8 5.5 2.5-11.6
Gaston 126 86 65.1 51.6-76.4 24 21.1 11.9-34.8 7 4.2 1.8- 9.6 8 9.1 3.1-23.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
Guilford 149 119 81.1 71.5-87.9 15 9.0 5.0-15.9 8 3.2 1.5- 6.9 2 2.2 0.5- 8.9 5 4.5 1.3-14.7
Iredell 149 101 66.5 56.9-75.0 13 12.1 6.5-21.3 15 8.7 4.9-15.2 15 9.1 5.2-15.5 5 3.6 1.5- 8.4
Johnston 162 129 73.7 61.5-83.1 16 10.7 6.0-18.2 10 12.1 4.8-27.1 7 3.6 1.5- 8.1 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 194 138 74.0 66.3-80.5 15 6.0 3.2-11.1 16 6.5 3.8-11.0 17 9.1 5.3-15.2 8 4.3 2.1- 8.8
New Hanover 134 102 76.6 66.8-84.2 17 13.4 7.9-21.9 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8 6 5.3 2.1-12.8 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Onslow 152 114 74.4 63.7-82.8 24 11.2 7.1-17.2 4 7.9 2.7-21.2 6 3.5 1.4- 8.4 4 3.0 0.9- 9.7
Orange 80 58 74.8 62.2-84.3 10 13.6 6.8-25.4 4 3.8 1.2-11.6 6 5.2 2.2-12.0 2 2.5 0.6-10.5
Pitt 112 97 79.2 63.7-89.2 2 4.5 0.8-21.0 9 11.8 4.6-27.4 3 4.1 1.3-12.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Randolph 99 82 79.5 66.5-88.4 6 8.3 3.4-18.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 7 6.5 2.8-14.3 2 4.5 0.8-22.0
Robeson 112 86 78.3 64.9-87.5 16 11.2 5.9-20.2 3 5.8 1.7-18.2 5 3.3 1.1- 9.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.7
Rowan 144 112 78.4 68.9-85.5 16 10.8 6.2-18.1 5 3.3 1.0-10.5 6 5.3 2.1-12.8 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7
Union 99 66 67.1 54.3-77.8 12 11.1 5.4-21.4 12 14.0 6.9-26.3 6 5.0 2.1-11.3 3 2.8 0.8- 9.6
Wake 195 146 73.7 64.9-81.0 21 9.4 5.9-14.5 14 9.1 4.4-17.7 9 3.9 1.7- 8.4 5 4.0 1.3-11.2
Wayne 125 100 77.3 66.7-85.3 11 10.0 5.3-18.1 6 5.8 2.2-14.7 5 4.6 1.7-11.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,588 1,242 74.4 70.7-77.8 153 10.0 7.8-12.7 79 6.6 5.0- 8.8 75 5.3 3.8- 7.4 39 3.7 2.1- 6.4
Piedmont 2,287 1,712 74.7 72.0-77.2 235 10.6 9.0-12.5 151 6.7 5.3- 8.6 132 5.1 4.0- 6.5 57 2.8 1.9- 4.2
Western NC 720 503 71.7 67.2-75.8 71 10.4 7.9-13.7 67 9.0 6.7-12.0 60 6.7 4.7- 9.4 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 472 306 65.7 59.8-71.1 51 11.9 8.5-16.4 49 10.6 7.4-14.8 51 9.4 6.4-13.5 15 2.5 1.3- 4.5
Northwest 1,000 764 75.9 71.9-79.5 91 10.9 8.1-14.4 61 5.7 4.1- 7.8 56 4.6 3.3- 6.4 28 2.9 1.8- 4.5
Charlotte 588 416 73.3 68.4-77.7 68 10.0 7.2-13.7 48 6.6 4.7- 9.1 42 7.4 5.0-10.9 14 2.8 1.5- 5.1
Greensboro 504 403 80.8 75.3-85.3 44 8.8 6.1-12.6 26 4.4 2.6- 7.5 21 3.2 1.7- 5.8 10 2.8 1.1- 7.2
Southern Regional 453 346 72.8 66.2-78.6 48 9.3 6.5-13.3 24 7.0 4.4-11.1 25 8.2 4.7-14.0 10 2.6 1.1- 6.0
Coastal 254 191 73.4 62.9-81.8 30 10.4 6.9-15.5 11 4.3 2.1- 8.6 14 4.4 2.4- 7.9 8 7.5 2.0-24.5
Wake 566 426 72.1 66.2-77.2 64 11.8 8.7-15.7 43 10.2 6.6-15.6 24 3.4 1.9- 5.8 9 2.6 1.0- 6.4
Area L 134 112 79.5 66.0-88.6 9 6.7 2.4-17.5 3 2.2 0.6- 7.6 7 6.3 1.9-18.6 3 5.3 1.2-20.9
Eastern 624 493 75.3 69.2-80.6 54 11.1 6.9-17.3 32 6.6 4.1-10.4 27 4.5 2.8- 7.1 18 2.5 1.4- 4.4

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money 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.

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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