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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE MALES 4,589 1,551 37.0 34.9-39.1 3,038 63.0 60.9-65.1
AGE
18-24 115 44 42.6 32.1-53.9 71 57.4 46.1-67.9
25-34 371 138 36.7 31.0-42.7 233 63.3 57.3-69.0
35-44 677 273 42.7 38.2-47.2 404 57.3 52.8-61.8
45-54 908 355 39.4 35.5-43.4 553 60.6 56.6-64.5
55-64 1,102 417 38.2 34.8-41.8 685 61.8 58.2-65.2
65-74 839 246 29.3 25.8-33.1 593 70.7 66.9-74.2
75+ 562 73 13.1 10.1-16.8 489 86.9 83.2-89.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 530 146 32.9 26.8-39.7 384 67.1 60.3-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,305 496 43.8 39.5-48.2 809 56.2 51.8-60.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 425 37.2 33.0-41.6 668 62.8 58.4-67.0
College Graduate 1,655 483 32.6 29.6-35.7 1,172 67.4 64.3-70.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 312 77 33.7 25.9-42.5 235 66.3 57.5-74.1
$15,000- 24,999 599 180 37.6 31.2-44.5 419 62.4 55.5-68.8
$25,000- 34,999 455 138 31.0 24.7-38.1 317 69.0 61.9-75.3
$35,000- 49,999 701 266 37.8 32.9-42.9 435 62.2 57.1-67.1
$50,000-74,999 825 286 36.4 31.9-41.1 539 63.6 58.9-68.1
$75,000+ 1,302 493 41.8 38.1-45.7 809 58.2 54.3-61.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,668 508 36.1 32.6-39.8 1,160 63.9 60.2-67.4
No 2,899 1,036 37.4 34.8-40.0 1,863 62.6 60.0-65.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,783 563 33.7 30.8-36.7 1,220 66.3 63.3-69.2
Non-Veteran 2,802 987 38.4 35.7-41.1 1,815 61.6 58.9-64.3

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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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