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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Gambling

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
-New Hanover County 140 9 7.7 3.3-16.7 131 92.3 83.3-96.7
GENDER
Male 66 4 6.4 2.0-18.5 62 93.6 81.5-98.0
Female 74 5 9.4 2.8-26.7 69 90.6 73.3-97.2
RACE
White 120 7 5.3 2.1-12.7 113 94.7 87.3-97.9
Other 19 2 17.2 3.7-53.0 17 82.8 47.0-96.3
AGE
18-44 32 3 12.4 3.5-35.5 29 87.6 64.5-96.5
45+ 106 6 5.0 1.9-12.1 100 95.0 87.9-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 33 98.5 89.7-99.8
Some College + 106 8 9.9 4.2-21.5 98 90.1 78.5-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 4 8.2 2.2-26.2 56 91.8 73.8-97.8
$50,000+ 69 3 6.1 1.7-19.9 66 93.9 80.1-98.3

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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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