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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE MALES 1,731 99 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,632 94.3 92.6-95.7
AGE
18-24 50 1 2.9 0.4-17.8 49 97.1 82.2-99.6
25-34 160 11 7.6 3.6-15.2 149 92.4 84.8-96.4
35-44 307 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0 291 95.9 93.0-97.6
45-54 395 23 6.2 3.8- 9.8 372 93.8 90.2-96.2
55-64 453 27 7.0 4.5-10.8 426 93.0 89.2-95.5
65-74 273 12 5.1 2.6- 9.9 261 94.9 90.1-97.4
75+ 88 9 9.6 4.5-19.4 79 90.4 80.6-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 15 11.0 4.8-23.3 142 89.0 76.7-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 530 27 5.3 3.3- 8.5 503 94.7 91.5-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 469 33 7.5 4.6-12.0 436 92.5 88.0-95.4
College Graduate 574 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1 550 96.8 94.9-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 10 7.1 3.4-14.5 78 92.9 85.5-96.6
$15,000- 24,999 196 21 12.8 6.6-23.3 175 87.2 76.7-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 146 14 16.0 7.6-30.7 132 84.0 69.3-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 296 12 3.7 2.0- 6.9 284 96.3 93.1-98.0
$50,000-74,999 320 14 4.5 2.4- 8.0 306 95.5 92.0-97.6
$75,000+ 564 23 3.4 2.1- 5.5 541 96.6 94.5-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 558 38 7.3 4.6-11.5 520 92.7 88.5-95.4
No 1,164 60 5.0 3.6- 7.0 1,104 95.0 93.0-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 626 31 4.7 3.1- 7.0 595 95.3 93.0-96.9
Non-Veteran 1,104 68 6.0 4.3- 8.3 1,036 94.0 91.7-95.7

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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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