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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-WHITES

Do you sometimes gamble (or play for money) more than you think you should?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,706 279 6.4 5.4- 7.5 4,427 93.6 92.5-94.6
-WHITES 3,667 169 4.5 3.6- 5.5 3,498 95.5 94.5-96.4
GENDER
Males 1,731 99 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,632 94.3 92.6-95.7
Females 1,936 70 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,866 97.0 95.8-97.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 3,635 169 4.5 3.6- 5.6 3,466 95.5 94.4-96.4
AGE
18-24 95 4 3.9 1.3-11.0 91 96.1 89.0-98.7
25-34 341 14 4.7 2.3- 9.1 327 95.3 90.9-97.7
35-44 662 27 3.2 2.1- 4.9 635 96.8 95.1-97.9
45-54 838 41 4.8 3.3- 6.9 797 95.2 93.1-96.7
55-64 949 45 5.2 3.6- 7.4 904 94.8 92.6-96.4
65-74 556 21 3.9 2.3- 6.7 535 96.1 93.3-97.7
75+ 212 17 9.8 5.6-16.6 195 90.2 83.4-94.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 24 8.4 4.1-16.5 271 91.6 83.5-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,084 49 4.7 3.2- 6.9 1,035 95.3 93.1-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,109 58 5.5 3.8- 7.9 1,051 94.5 92.1-96.2
College Graduate 1,177 38 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,139 97.5 96.4-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 20 6.4 3.7-11.1 225 93.6 88.9-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 454 35 11.4 7.0-18.1 419 88.6 81.9-93.0
$25,000- 34,999 334 19 9.0 4.4-17.7 315 91.0 82.3-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 622 23 2.7 1.7- 4.5 599 97.3 95.5-98.3
$50,000-74,999 667 24 3.5 2.2- 5.5 643 96.5 94.5-97.8
$75,000+ 1,024 39 2.9 2.0- 4.2 985 97.1 95.8-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,204 73 5.7 4.0- 8.1 1,131 94.3 91.9-96.0
No 2,449 95 3.9 3.0- 5.2 2,354 96.1 94.8-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 34 4.7 3.2- 6.9 636 95.3 93.1-96.8
Non-Veteran 2,996 135 4.4 3.4- 5.7 2,861 95.6 94.3-96.6

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*Asked only of those who have gambled in the last SIX months.

^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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