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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Have you purchased a lottery ticket or scratch card since the establishment and operation of the
North Carolina State Lottery?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
-WHITES 3,663 3,304 90.5 89.0-91.8 359 9.5 8.2-11.0
GENDER
Males 1,731 1,551 89.9 87.6-91.7 180 10.1 8.3-12.4
Females 1,932 1,753 91.3 89.3-92.9 179 8.7 7.1-10.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 24 81.0 56.3-93.4 4 19.0 6.6-43.7
Non-Hispanic 3,631 3,276 90.6 89.1-91.9 355 9.4 8.1-10.9
AGE
18-24 94 82 88.9 79.7-94.3 12 11.1 5.7-20.3
25-34 341 303 89.4 84.8-92.7 38 10.6 7.3-15.2
35-44 663 601 91.3 88.4-93.5 62 8.7 6.5-11.6
45-54 838 773 92.3 89.9-94.2 65 7.7 5.8-10.1
55-64 947 868 91.5 89.1-93.4 79 8.5 6.6-10.9
65-74 554 492 89.0 85.6-91.7 62 11.0 8.3-14.4
75+ 212 172 82.9 76.3-88.0 40 17.1 12.0-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 266 92.7 88.4-95.5 29 7.3 4.5-11.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,085 1,012 94.6 92.0-96.4 73 5.4 3.6- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,106 1,007 90.4 87.3-92.8 99 9.6 7.2-12.7
College Graduate 1,175 1,017 86.2 83.3-88.7 158 13.8 11.3-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 215 91.1 82.9-95.5 29 8.9 4.5-17.1
$15,000- 24,999 453 420 93.2 89.3-95.8 33 6.8 4.2-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 334 307 93.3 89.3-95.9 27 6.7 4.1-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 624 560 88.6 84.1-92.0 64 11.4 8.0-15.9
$50,000-74,999 667 607 91.3 88.2-93.6 60 8.7 6.4-11.8
$75,000+ 1,022 909 89.7 86.7-92.1 113 10.3 7.9-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,202 1,090 92.7 90.6-94.3 112 7.3 5.7- 9.4
No 2,447 2,202 89.6 87.6-91.2 245 10.4 8.8-12.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 668 605 90.8 87.0-93.6 63 9.2 6.4-13.0
Non-Veteran 2,994 2,698 90.4 88.8-91.8 296 9.6 8.2-11.2

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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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