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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

In the past 6 months, how often have you played any games for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 6 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,364 172 2.3 1.9- 2.7 812 9.1 8.3-10.1 489 6.8 5.9- 7.9 3,235 41.6 40.0-43.2 3,656 40.2 38.6-41.8
-Piedmont NC 4,163 107 2.4 1.9- 3.1 399 9.2 8.0-10.5 249 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,589 41.4 39.2-43.7 1,819 40.1 37.9-42.3
GENDER
Male 1,784 57 2.5 1.7- 3.4 237 11.5 9.8-13.6 121 8.0 6.1-10.4 680 40.6 37.4-43.9 689 37.4 34.2-40.7
Female 2,379 50 2.3 1.6- 3.3 162 6.5 5.0- 8.4 128 5.8 4.4- 7.6 909 42.4 39.3-45.5 1,130 43.0 40.1-46.0
RACE
White 3,417 76 2.1 1.6- 2.8 331 9.2 7.8-10.7 180 5.5 4.4- 6.7 1,286 41.6 39.1-44.1 1,544 41.7 39.3-44.1
African American 576 20 2.5 1.4- 4.5 56 10.5 7.5-14.5 51 8.3 5.7-11.9 243 43.6 38.1-49.3 206 35.1 29.7-40.9
Other Minorities 163 11 5.5 2.6-11.1 12 5.9 3.0-11.6 16 17.7 8.9-32.1 57 34.4 24.7-45.5 67 36.6 26.5-48.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 99 6 2.8 1.2- 6.6 5 5.2 1.6-15.4 12 24.9 12.0-44.7 34 35.2 22.6-50.3 42 31.8 19.5-47.3
Non-Hispanic 4,057 101 2.4 1.8- 3.1 392 9.3 8.1-10.7 236 6.1 5.0- 7.2 1,553 41.8 39.5-44.0 1,775 40.5 38.3-42.7
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.8 2.4-17.7 8 12.9 5.8-26.1 55 58.6 45.4-70.7 21 21.7 12.8-34.3
25-34 449 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 21 6.4 3.8-10.4 32 7.3 4.7-11.1 199 42.7 37.1-48.5 187 42.0 36.3-47.8
35-44 777 17 2.0 1.1- 3.6 54 6.6 4.8- 9.1 47 6.4 4.6- 9.0 357 46.1 41.7-50.5 302 38.8 34.6-43.2
45-54 951 28 3.4 2.3- 5.2 96 9.6 7.6-12.2 56 6.8 4.9- 9.5 385 41.0 37.0-45.1 386 39.1 35.2-43.1
55-64 925 32 3.4 2.2- 5.4 122 15.1 12.2-18.6 53 4.8 3.4- 6.6 332 36.0 32.2-40.1 386 40.6 36.7-44.7
65-74 619 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3 71 12.5 9.5-16.2 36 6.0 4.0- 8.8 190 28.0 23.9-32.3 308 51.2 46.4-56.1
75+ 325 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 27 12.0 7.4-18.9 15 4.4 2.4- 7.9 63 18.6 13.9-24.3 215 63.2 56.1-69.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 11 1.8 0.9- 3.5 40 6.9 4.6-10.2 24 19.1 10.6-31.9 120 30.5 23.2-39.0 143 41.7 32.4-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,103 33 3.3 2.1- 5.0 124 11.3 8.5-14.8 69 6.9 4.9- 9.6 468 47.0 42.3-51.7 409 31.6 27.7-35.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,150 36 2.8 1.8- 4.3 132 11.6 9.3-14.5 75 6.1 4.5- 8.2 423 40.3 36.1-44.5 484 39.3 35.2-43.4
College Graduate 1,566 27 1.7 1.1- 2.6 103 6.5 5.0- 8.3 81 4.9 3.7- 6.4 577 40.8 37.5-44.2 778 46.2 42.9-49.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 7 2.6 1.0- 6.6 25 15.6 7.7-29.1 16 6.7 2.5-16.7 108 34.8 25.8-45.1 130 40.3 30.3-51.2
$15,000- 24,999 548 11 0.9 0.5- 2.0 55 8.2 5.6-11.9 46 12.1 6.8-20.6 200 37.7 31.1-44.8 236 41.1 34.0-48.6
$25,000- 34,999 379 7 1.8 0.7- 4.3 40 8.8 5.8-13.2 21 7.4 3.8-13.6 150 42.4 34.9-50.2 161 39.7 32.2-47.7
$35,000- 49,999 605 24 4.0 2.4- 6.6 69 10.2 7.4-13.8 35 5.9 3.7- 9.5 251 45.4 39.7-51.1 226 34.5 29.3-40.1
$50,000-74,999 655 18 2.6 1.5- 4.4 76 11.3 8.6-14.8 44 6.1 4.3- 8.8 247 39.4 34.5-44.6 270 40.5 35.6-45.6
$75,000+ 1,278 30 2.1 1.4- 3.3 108 8.2 6.4-10.5 66 6.2 4.5- 8.7 489 42.6 38.8-46.5 585 40.8 37.3-44.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,386 36 2.2 1.5- 3.4 142 10.0 8.0-12.4 96 8.1 6.0-10.9 474 38.5 34.4-42.8 638 41.1 37.2-45.1
No 2,763 71 2.5 1.8- 3.3 257 8.9 7.4-10.6 153 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,109 42.5 39.9-45.3 1,173 39.6 37.0-42.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 617 19 2.7 1.5- 5.0 103 17.4 13.4-22.2 38 6.0 4.1- 8.7 196 34.2 29.2-39.5 261 39.7 34.5-45.2
Non-Veteran 3,545 88 2.3 1.8- 3.1 296 7.8 6.6- 9.2 210 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,393 42.7 40.2-45.2 1,558 40.1 37.8-42.5

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*Asked only of those who have ever gambled.

^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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