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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you ever played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,348 7,529 59.7 58.5-61.0 5,819 40.3 39.0-41.5
No 1,810 933 49.6 45.7-53.4 877 50.4 46.6-54.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 225 101 47.6 37.3-58.1 124 52.4 41.9-62.7
Recommended Range 4,726 2,531 55.8 53.4-58.1 2,195 44.2 41.9-46.6
Overweight 5,396 3,099 58.9 56.9-60.8 2,297 41.1 39.2-43.1
Obese 4,203 2,470 61.5 59.1-63.9 1,733 38.5 36.1-40.9
Current Smoker
No 12,377 6,626 55.7 54.3-57.1 5,751 44.3 42.9-45.7
Yes 2,754 1,820 66.2 63.2-69.0 934 33.8 31.0-36.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,882 943 51.2 48.0-54.4 939 48.8 45.6-52.0
No 13,154 7,456 58.5 57.2-59.8 5,698 41.5 40.2-42.8
Binge Drinker
No 13,736 7,335 54.9 53.6-56.2 6,401 45.1 43.8-46.4
Yes 1,304 1,028 76.2 71.5-80.2 276 23.8 19.8-28.5
Heavy Drinker
No 14,399 7,910 57.0 55.8-58.3 6,489 43.0 41.7-44.2
Yes 546 398 75.0 68.3-80.7 148 25.0 19.3-31.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,251 683 54.7 50.3-59.1 568 45.3 40.9-49.7
No 13,862 7,749 58.2 56.9-59.5 6,113 41.8 40.5-43.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,879 938 50.0 46.8-53.2 941 50.0 46.8-53.2
No 13,298 7,529 58.7 57.3-60.0 5,769 41.3 40.0-42.7
Disability
Yes 5,689 3,003 56.5 54.5-58.4 2,686 43.5 41.6-45.5
No 9,398 5,423 58.5 56.9-60.1 3,975 41.5 39.9-43.1

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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