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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars 100+ dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,595 3,457 74.3 72.3-76.2 459 10.4 9.2-11.8 297 6.9 5.9- 8.2 267 5.4 4.5- 6.4 115 3.0 2.2- 4.0
-Piedmont NC 2,287 1,712 74.7 72.0-77.2 235 10.6 9.0-12.5 151 6.7 5.3- 8.6 132 5.1 4.0- 6.5 57 2.8 1.9- 4.2
GENDER
Male 1,067 765 72.0 68.1-75.6 127 11.3 9.0-14.1 82 7.9 6.0-10.4 59 5.3 3.7- 7.4 34 3.5 2.2- 5.6
Female 1,220 947 78.0 74.1-81.4 108 9.8 7.6-12.5 69 5.3 3.3- 8.4 73 5.0 3.6- 6.8 23 2.0 1.1- 3.8
RACE
White 1,821 1,349 72.4 69.2-75.4 191 11.7 9.7-14.0 121 7.2 5.4- 9.4 113 5.4 4.2- 6.9 47 3.4 2.2- 5.2
African American 367 285 78.8 72.4-84.0 34 7.8 5.0-12.0 23 5.9 3.1-11.0 16 5.7 3.1-10.5 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9
Other Minorities 94 75 85.3 75.1-91.8 10 8.6 3.9-18.0 5 3.7 1.2-10.7 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 45 84.6 70.4-92.7 5 9.3 3.3-23.4 4 3.6 1.2-10.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.2
Non-Hispanic 2,226 1,663 74.1 71.3-76.7 230 10.7 9.0-12.6 147 6.9 5.4- 8.9 131 5.4 4.2- 6.8 55 2.9 1.9- 4.3
AGE
18-24 66 48 74.4 60.2-84.8 9 10.7 5.2-20.6 6 10.7 4.1-25.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 2 3.5 0.7-15.6
25-34 257 184 70.7 63.1-77.3 23 10.1 6.1-16.1 21 6.9 4.2-11.3 25 9.3 5.6-15.1 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5
35-44 467 347 73.7 68.5-78.2 52 11.4 8.3-15.4 28 6.2 4.0- 9.4 23 4.7 2.9- 7.7 17 4.0 2.4- 6.8
45-54 552 418 75.8 71.1-80.0 62 12.0 9.0-15.8 27 5.0 3.2- 7.6 30 5.0 3.2- 7.9 15 2.2 1.2- 4.1
55-64 529 401 77.5 72.9-81.5 51 9.5 6.9-12.9 39 7.0 4.9- 9.9 29 4.5 2.7- 7.2 9 1.6 0.8- 3.3
65-74 305 224 76.8 70.8-81.8 32 10.5 7.0-15.6 22 5.3 3.2- 8.7 19 4.7 2.9- 7.8 8 2.7 1.2- 6.1
75+ 99 80 78.9 66.8-87.5 5 4.8 1.5-14.1 7 9.0 3.8-19.6 5 6.4 2.3-16.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 145 77.7 67.1-85.6 18 12.8 6.8-23.0 10 4.4 1.9-10.1 12 3.5 1.8- 6.7 3 1.5 0.4- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 681 509 74.6 69.3-79.2 77 11.9 8.7-16.0 47 5.9 4.1- 8.5 38 4.9 3.0- 7.8 10 2.7 1.0- 7.2
Some Post-H.S. 652 499 75.4 70.2-79.9 59 9.9 7.0-13.7 42 6.8 4.3-10.6 35 5.7 3.5- 9.1 17 2.2 1.2- 4.1
College Graduate 765 558 73.4 68.8-77.6 81 9.6 7.4-12.3 52 7.9 5.0-12.3 47 5.3 3.7- 7.5 27 3.8 2.4- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 116 80.3 65.6-89.7 12 7.4 3.6-14.6 5 7.5 1.6-28.5 10 3.3 1.4- 7.5 2 1.6 0.3- 6.7
$15,000- 24,999 305 235 79.7 72.1-85.5 26 9.0 5.2-14.9 22 5.8 3.3-10.0 14 4.0 1.6- 9.8 8 1.5 0.6- 3.7
$25,000- 34,999 217 173 80.2 71.8-86.5 15 5.9 3.0-11.1 17 7.8 4.1-14.3 8 3.8 1.3-10.4 4 2.3 0.7- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 372 283 77.4 70.5-83.0 38 9.8 6.0-15.5 24 5.1 3.0- 8.7 17 6.1 3.1-11.6 10 1.7 0.7- 4.1
$50,000-74,999 378 290 77.1 71.3-82.1 36 10.5 7.1-15.4 23 5.5 3.3- 8.8 24 5.8 3.4- 9.5 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
$75,000+ 675 470 69.6 64.4-74.4 84 12.0 9.2-15.5 47 8.1 5.2-12.4 50 5.9 4.1- 8.3 24 4.4 2.5- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 732 568 76.8 71.9-81.0 72 12.4 9.0-16.8 41 4.7 3.1- 7.0 37 4.6 2.9- 7.3 14 1.5 0.7- 3.1
No 1,550 1,139 73.8 70.5-76.9 163 10.0 8.2-12.1 110 7.5 5.6-10.0 95 5.4 4.0- 7.1 43 3.3 2.2- 5.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 349 246 71.9 65.0-77.9 41 10.6 7.0-15.6 28 6.4 4.1- 9.9 25 9.3 5.4-15.7 9 1.8 0.8- 4.2
Non-Veteran 1,937 1,466 75.2 72.2-77.9 193 10.6 8.8-12.7 123 6.8 5.1- 8.9 107 4.4 3.4- 5.7 48 3.0 2.0- 4.5

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money 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.

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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