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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you ever played games for money, such as casino gambling, scratch card games,
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,183 8,470 57.9 56.6-59.1 6,713 42.1 40.9-43.4
-Piedmont NC 7,307 4,212 59.4 57.7-61.2 3,095 40.6 38.8-42.3
GENDER
Male 2,797 1,809 64.9 62.1-67.6 988 35.1 32.4-37.9
Female 4,510 2,403 54.3 52.1-56.5 2,107 45.7 43.5-47.9
RACE
White 5,844 3,450 63.2 61.3-65.0 2,394 36.8 35.0-38.7
African American 1,000 586 60.7 56.2-65.1 414 39.3 34.9-43.8
Other Minorities 444 167 36.4 30.0-43.3 277 63.6 56.7-70.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 334 103 30.3 23.2-38.6 231 69.7 61.4-76.8
Non-Hispanic 6,956 4,102 62.4 60.7-64.1 2,854 37.6 35.9-39.3
AGE
18-24 206 94 48.2 39.7-56.9 112 51.8 43.1-60.3
25-34 721 450 61.9 57.1-66.4 271 38.1 33.6-42.9
35-44 1,192 782 66.7 63.2-70.0 410 33.3 30.0-36.8
45-54 1,476 962 65.8 62.6-69.0 514 34.2 31.0-37.4
55-64 1,539 934 61.0 57.8-64.1 605 39.0 35.9-42.2
65-74 1,198 627 54.2 50.7-57.7 571 45.8 42.3-49.3
75+ 917 334 37.6 33.6-41.8 583 62.4 58.2-66.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 913 348 38.6 33.2-44.4 565 61.4 55.6-66.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,012 1,123 58.2 54.4-61.9 889 41.8 38.1-45.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,880 1,160 63.0 59.6-66.3 720 37.0 33.7-40.4
College Graduate 2,486 1,575 66.0 63.4-68.4 911 34.0 31.6-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 672 293 44.3 37.4-51.3 379 55.7 48.7-62.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,120 555 47.5 42.1-53.0 565 52.5 47.0-57.9
$25,000- 34,999 705 388 58.5 53.1-63.8 317 41.5 36.2-46.9
$35,000- 49,999 982 609 62.3 57.8-66.6 373 37.7 33.4-42.2
$50,000-74,999 1,038 661 65.2 61.0-69.2 377 34.8 30.8-39.0
$75,000+ 1,827 1,283 72.5 69.6-75.2 544 27.5 24.8-30.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,509 1,403 60.4 57.4-63.2 1,106 39.6 36.8-42.6
No 4,762 2,793 59.1 56.9-61.3 1,969 40.9 38.7-43.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 979 624 68.9 64.9-72.6 355 31.1 27.4-35.1
Non-Veteran 6,325 3,587 58.1 56.2-60.0 2,738 41.9 40.0-43.8

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^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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