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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-WHITES

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,171 4,271 31.0 29.8-32.1 10,900 69.0 67.9-70.2
-WHITES 11,863 3,304 31.6 30.3-32.9 8,559 68.4 67.1-69.7
GENDER
Males 4,589 1,551 37.0 34.9-39.1 3,038 63.0 60.9-65.1
Females 7,274 1,753 26.8 25.2-28.4 5,521 73.2 71.6-74.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 106 24 26.7 15.4-42.1 82 73.3 57.9-84.6
Non-Hispanic 11,735 3,276 31.7 30.4-33.0 8,459 68.3 67.0-69.6
AGE
18-24 259 82 37.0 29.8-44.9 177 63.0 55.1-70.2
25-34 950 303 32.6 29.0-36.4 647 67.4 63.6-71.0
35-44 1,691 601 38.2 35.3-41.1 1,090 61.8 58.9-64.7
45-54 2,283 773 34.7 32.3-37.2 1,510 65.3 62.8-67.7
55-64 2,690 868 32.5 30.3-34.7 1,822 67.5 65.3-69.7
65-74 2,231 492 22.3 20.3-24.5 1,739 77.7 75.5-79.7
75+ 1,694 172 11.6 9.7-13.7 1,522 88.4 86.3-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,322 266 25.6 21.8-29.8 1,056 74.4 70.2-78.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,380 1,012 36.4 33.7-39.3 2,368 63.6 60.7-66.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,215 1,007 32.1 29.7-34.6 2,208 67.9 65.4-70.3
College Graduate 3,925 1,017 28.9 27.0-31.0 2,908 71.1 69.0-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,080 215 26.9 21.9-32.5 865 73.1 67.5-78.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,659 420 30.4 26.7-34.5 1,239 69.6 65.5-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,186 307 28.2 24.4-32.3 879 71.8 67.7-75.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,721 560 33.0 29.9-36.2 1,161 67.0 63.8-70.1
$50,000-74,999 1,860 607 33.4 30.5-36.5 1,253 66.6 63.5-69.5
$75,000+ 2,805 909 36.6 34.0-39.3 1,896 63.4 60.7-66.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,421 1,090 29.9 27.7-32.2 3,331 70.1 67.8-72.3
No 7,387 2,202 32.4 30.8-34.0 5,185 67.6 66.0-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,921 605 33.7 30.9-36.6 1,316 66.3 63.4-69.1
Non-Veteran 9,938 2,698 31.2 29.8-32.7 7,240 68.8 67.3-70.2

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*Denominator includes respondents who have NEVER played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
video poker, or the lottery.

^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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