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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

Paticipation in the North Carolina Lottery*

(Adults ages 18 and older - see footnote)

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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
-Piedmont NC 7,301 2,149 31.9 30.2-33.5 5,152 68.1 66.5-69.8
GENDER
Male 2,795 994 35.9 33.4-38.5 1,801 64.1 61.5-66.6
Female 4,506 1,155 28.1 26.0-30.2 3,351 71.9 69.8-74.0
RACE
White 5,839 1,706 32.7 30.9-34.6 4,133 67.3 65.4-69.1
African American 999 351 36.9 32.8-41.3 648 63.1 58.7-67.2
Other Minorities 444 88 19.6 14.9-25.2 356 80.4 74.8-85.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 334 48 15.7 10.8-22.4 286 84.3 77.6-89.2
Non-Hispanic 6,950 2,096 33.5 31.8-35.2 4,854 66.5 64.8-68.2
AGE
18-24 205 58 29.3 22.2-37.6 147 70.7 62.4-77.8
25-34 720 230 32.2 28.0-36.7 490 67.8 63.3-72.0
35-44 1,192 438 37.6 34.2-41.1 754 62.4 58.9-65.8
45-54 1,475 531 37.1 33.9-40.4 944 62.9 59.6-66.1
55-64 1,538 507 33.5 30.5-36.6 1,031 66.5 63.4-69.5
65-74 1,197 282 23.2 20.4-26.3 915 76.8 73.7-79.6
75+ 916 90 11.1 8.6-14.3 826 88.9 85.7-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 912 174 18.3 14.5-22.8 738 81.7 77.2-85.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,011 661 36.9 33.5-40.5 1,350 63.1 59.5-66.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,877 623 34.7 31.6-38.0 1,254 65.3 62.0-68.4
College Graduate 2,485 690 31.0 28.4-33.6 1,795 69.0 66.4-71.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 143 23.0 17.3-29.8 528 77.0 70.2-82.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,119 293 25.0 21.1-29.4 826 75.0 70.6-78.9
$25,000- 34,999 705 203 32.9 27.8-38.4 502 67.1 61.6-72.2
$35,000- 49,999 981 353 37.4 33.1-41.9 628 62.6 58.1-66.9
$50,000-74,999 1,038 353 34.8 30.9-38.8 685 65.2 61.2-69.1
$75,000+ 1,826 626 38.9 35.7-42.1 1,200 61.1 57.9-64.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,507 704 32.8 30.0-35.9 1,803 67.2 64.1-70.0
No 4,758 1,439 31.6 29.6-33.6 3,319 68.4 66.4-70.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 978 331 38.0 33.8-42.3 647 62.0 57.7-66.2
Non-Veteran 6,320 1,817 31.0 29.3-32.8 4,503 69.0 67.2-70.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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