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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,440 140 2.1 1.7- 2.6 721 9.1 8.2-10.0 424 6.3 5.5- 7.3 2,838 41.6 39.9-43.2 3,317 41.0 39.4-42.6
No 917 32 3.4 2.3- 5.1 90 9.4 6.6-13.2 64 9.6 6.3-14.4 393 41.7 36.6-46.9 338 35.9 30.9-41.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 99 0 0.0 . - . 10 7.8 3.3-17.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 38 48.0 32.1-64.4 50 43.2 28.1-59.7
Recommended Range 2,509 43 2.1 1.5- 3.1 197 6.7 5.5- 8.3 135 6.2 4.7- 8.0 916 41.2 38.1-44.3 1,218 43.8 40.9-46.8
Overweight 3,064 70 2.3 1.8- 3.1 323 9.5 8.2-10.9 185 6.1 4.9- 7.4 1,180 41.4 38.9-43.9 1,306 40.7 38.3-43.2
Obese 2,433 50 2.1 1.4- 3.0 269 11.7 9.8-14.0 149 7.9 5.9-10.4 1,002 42.5 39.5-45.6 963 35.8 33.0-38.7
Current Smoker
No 6,549 112 1.7 1.3- 2.2 590 8.5 7.5- 9.6 369 6.6 5.6- 7.9 2,454 40.5 38.7-42.4 3,024 42.6 40.8-44.5
Yes 1,792 60 4.1 3.0- 5.6 220 11.2 9.4-13.3 119 7.5 5.8- 9.8 775 45.1 41.7-48.6 618 32.0 29.0-35.2
History of CVD**
Yes 929 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 124 15.2 12.2-18.7 50 6.0 4.3- 8.4 304 34.6 30.6-38.8 433 41.4 37.4-45.6
No 7,365 153 2.2 1.8- 2.7 676 8.6 7.7- 9.6 434 6.9 5.9- 8.1 2,912 42.2 40.5-44.0 3,190 40.0 38.4-41.7
Binge Drinker
No 7,250 135 2.1 1.7- 2.5 675 8.8 7.9- 9.7 416 6.6 5.7- 7.7 2,761 40.3 38.6-42.0 3,263 42.2 40.6-43.9
Yes 1,014 32 2.8 1.8- 4.4 125 11.2 8.5-14.6 62 6.6 4.6- 9.4 444 48.2 43.6-52.8 351 31.2 27.4-35.4
Heavy Drinker
No 7,821 150 2.0 1.7- 2.5 741 9.1 8.2-10.1 453 6.9 5.9- 8.0 3,050 41.6 40.0-43.3 3,427 40.3 38.7-42.0
Yes 393 13 3.7 1.9- 7.1 51 9.3 6.3-13.6 26 7.2 4.1-12.2 143 42.5 34.5-51.0 160 37.3 30.3-44.8
Current Asthma
Yes 677 15 2.0 1.0- 4.0 51 8.4 5.5-12.7 40 9.1 5.1-15.6 283 44.1 38.7-49.8 288 36.4 31.4-41.6
No 7,650 157 2.3 1.9- 2.8 757 9.2 8.3-10.2 448 6.7 5.8- 7.8 2,934 41.3 39.6-43.0 3,354 40.5 38.9-42.2
Diabetes
Yes 919 25 3.4 2.1- 5.6 99 11.9 9.4-14.9 62 7.5 5.5-10.1 337 39.8 35.3-44.5 396 37.4 33.3-41.7
No 7,442 147 2.2 1.8- 2.7 712 8.9 8.0- 9.9 427 6.8 5.8- 8.0 2,896 41.7 40.0-43.5 3,260 40.4 38.8-42.1
Disability
Yes 2,962 63 2.3 1.7- 3.1 290 9.8 8.4-11.4 186 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,059 39.2 36.4-42.1 1,364 40.9 38.3-43.6
No 5,360 109 2.3 1.8- 2.9 517 8.8 7.8-10.0 302 6.5 5.3- 7.8 2,160 42.6 40.6-44.6 2,272 39.8 37.9-41.8

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

**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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