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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,021 3,025 74.6 72.6-76.6 402 10.6 9.2-12.1 251 6.5 5.4- 7.7 240 5.5 4.6- 6.6 103 2.8 2.0- 3.8
No 568 428 72.5 66.2-78.0 57 9.7 6.8-13.7 44 9.2 6.1-13.8 27 4.5 2.5- 8.2 12 4.0 1.8- 8.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 47 40 87.4 70.4-95.3 4 7.0 2.0-21.3 1 1.1 0.2- 8.0 2 4.5 0.7-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 1,257 975 74.6 70.2-78.6 115 9.4 7.0-12.4 88 8.7 6.1-12.3 55 4.0 2.6- 6.1 24 3.2 1.7- 6.1
Overweight 1,713 1,257 71.3 68.0-74.3 165 10.8 8.8-13.1 123 6.9 5.5- 8.6 114 7.0 5.4- 9.1 54 4.0 2.6- 6.1
Obese 1,444 1,082 76.7 73.5-79.6 161 10.9 8.9-13.3 78 5.7 4.2- 7.6 87 4.8 3.6- 6.4 36 1.9 1.2- 2.9
Current Smoker
No 3,436 2,617 75.7 73.4-77.8 323 9.9 8.4-11.5 215 6.6 5.4- 8.1 196 4.8 4.0- 5.8 85 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Yes 1,150 832 70.2 66.1-74.0 136 12.1 9.7-15.0 81 7.8 5.7-10.6 71 6.9 4.9- 9.7 30 2.9 1.8- 4.8
History of CVD**
Yes 477 359 76.1 70.7-80.9 40 9.2 6.1-13.5 24 4.2 2.6- 6.9 37 7.5 4.9-11.2 17 3.0 1.5- 5.8
No 4,085 3,069 74.0 71.9-76.0 417 10.6 9.2-12.0 273 7.2 6.0- 8.6 229 5.2 4.3- 6.3 97 3.0 2.2- 4.1
Binge Drinker
No 3,889 2,996 77.3 75.3-79.1 369 10.2 8.9-11.7 224 5.5 4.7- 6.6 211 4.4 3.6- 5.3 89 2.6 1.9- 3.7
Yes 651 419 61.1 55.2-66.6 86 12.1 9.0-16.2 68 12.5 8.7-17.6 52 9.6 6.7-13.5 26 4.8 2.7- 8.3
Heavy Drinker
No 4,288 3,257 75.5 73.5-77.3 414 10.2 8.9-11.6 260 6.1 5.2- 7.2 250 5.1 4.3- 6.1 107 3.1 2.2- 4.2
Yes 232 142 52.3 41.3-63.1 37 15.0 9.3-23.4 32 20.9 11.2-35.5 13 9.0 4.1-18.5 8 2.7 1.1- 6.7
Current Asthma
Yes 379 273 70.9 63.6-77.2 40 8.4 5.7-12.2 18 6.1 3.2-11.2 37 8.6 5.5-13.2 11 6.1 2.9-12.3
No 4,193 3,165 74.5 72.4-76.5 417 10.6 9.3-12.1 279 7.1 5.9- 8.4 229 5.1 4.2- 6.2 103 2.7 2.0- 3.8
Diabetes
Yes 506 392 79.7 74.8-83.9 47 10.0 6.9-14.3 23 4.0 2.4- 6.4 28 3.7 2.3- 5.8 16 2.6 1.3- 5.0
No 4,086 3,063 73.8 71.6-75.8 412 10.5 9.2-11.9 273 7.2 6.0- 8.6 239 5.5 4.6- 6.6 99 3.0 2.2- 4.2
Disability
Yes 1,558 1,208 76.2 72.8-79.3 145 10.2 8.1-12.8 84 6.1 4.5- 8.2 88 5.5 4.1- 7.5 33 1.9 1.3- 3.0
No 3,016 2,233 73.4 70.9-75.8 313 10.5 9.1-12.2 210 7.3 5.9- 8.9 179 5.3 4.3- 6.5 81 3.4 2.4- 4.9

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money in the last SIX months.

**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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