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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 6,754 116 1.9 1.5- 2.3 645 8.9 8.0-10.0 353 5.8 4.9- 6.8 2,555 41.1 39.3-42.9 3,085 42.4 40.6-44.1
GENDER
Males 2,912 69 2.2 1.6- 3.0 382 11.3 9.9-12.9 180 7.2 5.7- 9.1 1,101 40.8 38.2-43.5 1,180 38.4 35.9-41.0
Females 3,842 47 1.5 1.0- 2.1 263 6.4 5.2- 7.8 173 4.2 3.4- 5.1 1,454 41.4 39.0-43.8 1,905 46.6 44.3-49.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 57 0 0.0 . - . 6 18.1 5.9-43.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.5 21 45.1 27.6-63.9 29 35.7 21.7-52.6
Non-Hispanic 6,692 116 1.9 1.5- 2.4 638 8.8 7.9- 9.9 351 5.8 4.9- 6.9 2,532 41.1 39.3-42.9 3,055 42.4 40.7-44.2
AGE
18-24 130 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 6 6.0 2.2-15.6 12 12.6 6.7-22.6 75 59.7 48.7-69.9 35 20.5 13.5-30.0
25-34 631 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 25 5.0 3.1- 7.8 31 5.0 3.3- 7.3 279 42.1 37.5-46.8 290 46.9 42.1-51.7
35-44 1,141 22 1.7 1.0- 2.8 74 6.8 5.1- 8.8 46 4.4 3.1- 6.1 520 47.5 43.9-51.1 479 39.7 36.3-43.2
45-54 1,453 28 2.7 1.8- 4.2 149 10.5 8.7-12.6 78 5.4 4.1- 7.2 586 39.6 36.5-42.8 612 41.7 38.6-44.9
55-64 1,636 35 2.4 1.6- 3.7 211 13.7 11.7-16.0 96 5.6 4.4- 7.1 606 35.8 33.0-38.7 688 42.5 39.5-45.5
65-74 1,139 17 1.9 1.1- 3.1 125 11.6 9.4-14.2 61 5.4 4.1- 7.2 352 29.4 26.4-32.6 584 51.7 48.2-55.2
75+ 595 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2 53 10.4 7.6-14.2 27 4.3 2.8- 6.6 127 21.8 18.0-26.1 382 62.2 57.3-66.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 516 10 1.9 0.9- 4.3 71 13.6 9.6-18.8 21 6.6 3.1-13.7 193 39.8 33.6-46.4 221 38.1 31.9-44.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,819 41 2.7 1.8- 4.0 216 11.1 8.9-13.7 101 7.0 4.9- 9.7 725 44.6 40.7-48.5 736 34.7 31.4-38.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,962 37 2.0 1.3- 3.0 200 9.2 7.6-11.1 123 6.5 4.9- 8.5 750 40.6 37.4-43.9 852 41.8 38.5-45.1
College Graduate 2,452 28 1.1 0.7- 1.8 157 6.3 5.2- 7.6 108 4.2 3.3- 5.4 886 39.2 36.5-41.9 1,273 49.2 46.5-51.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 473 9 2.3 1.0- 5.0 38 14.8 7.6-26.8 20 4.7 2.4- 8.7 178 37.9 30.8-45.6 228 40.4 33.3-47.9
$15,000- 24,999 814 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9 89 10.5 7.6-14.3 51 6.3 4.3- 9.2 298 41.6 36.0-47.4 361 40.0 34.9-45.3
$25,000- 34,999 606 9 2.0 0.9- 4.4 63 9.2 6.6-12.8 33 4.1 2.6- 6.4 229 42.4 36.3-48.7 272 42.2 36.0-48.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,039 24 2.7 1.6- 4.3 113 9.8 7.7-12.5 50 5.4 3.8- 7.6 436 44.1 39.9-48.4 416 38.0 34.0-42.3
$50,000-74,999 1,190 15 1.6 0.8- 3.1 116 9.1 7.2-11.3 75 6.6 4.7- 9.2 462 39.6 35.9-43.4 522 43.2 39.5-47.0
$75,000+ 1,951 35 1.8 1.2- 2.8 176 7.9 6.6- 9.5 92 5.8 4.2- 8.0 721 40.9 37.8-44.2 927 43.6 40.5-46.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,343 42 2.0 1.3- 2.9 234 9.9 8.4-11.7 131 6.7 5.0- 9.0 796 38.4 35.2-41.6 1,140 43.1 40.1-46.1
No 4,385 74 1.8 1.4- 2.4 410 8.6 7.4- 9.9 222 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,746 42.2 40.0-44.4 1,933 42.1 40.0-44.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,219 19 1.4 0.8- 2.3 192 14.5 12.0-17.3 66 5.4 4.0- 7.3 394 33.5 30.0-37.3 548 45.2 41.3-49.2
Non-Veteran 5,534 97 1.9 1.5- 2.5 453 7.8 6.8- 9.0 286 5.8 4.8- 7.0 2,161 42.6 40.6-44.6 2,537 41.8 39.9-43.7

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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