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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 2,342 128 5.8 4.6- 7.4 2,214 94.2 92.6-95.4
GENDER
Male 1,093 74 7.5 5.5-10.2 1,019 92.5 89.8-94.5
Female 1,249 54 3.8 2.7- 5.2 1,195 96.2 94.8-97.3
RACE
White 1,871 74 3.7 2.7- 5.0 1,797 96.3 95.0-97.3
African American 370 51 15.3 10.7-21.5 319 84.7 78.5-89.3
Other Minorities 96 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 94 98.7 94.7-99.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 57 0 0.0 . - . 57 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,280 128 6.1 4.8- 7.8 2,152 93.9 92.2-95.2
AGE
18-24 69 2 3.3 0.7-14.6 67 96.7 85.4-99.3
25-34 261 14 6.7 3.5-12.3 247 93.3 87.7-96.5
35-44 476 27 5.1 3.2- 8.0 449 94.9 92.0-96.8
45-54 563 33 5.5 3.6- 8.1 530 94.5 91.9-96.4
55-64 540 27 7.5 4.4-12.5 513 92.5 87.5-95.6
65-74 311 17 7.0 4.0-11.8 294 93.0 88.2-96.0
75+ 109 8 9.7 4.4-19.9 101 90.3 80.1-95.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 15 4.5 2.3- 8.6 181 95.5 91.4-97.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 694 45 7.6 5.3-11.0 649 92.4 89.0-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 665 45 7.7 5.0-11.8 620 92.3 88.2-95.0
College Graduate 786 23 2.9 1.6- 5.2 763 97.1 94.8-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 14 11.8 4.5-27.4 142 88.2 72.6-95.5
$15,000- 24,999 314 30 10.6 6.5-16.7 284 89.4 83.3-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 218 16 11.6 6.1-21.2 202 88.4 78.8-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 377 19 4.8 2.6- 8.5 358 95.2 91.5-97.4
$50,000-74,999 384 17 5.0 2.9- 8.4 367 95.0 91.6-97.1
$75,000+ 693 22 2.6 1.5- 4.3 671 97.4 95.7-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 750 54 8.0 5.5-11.6 696 92.0 88.4-94.5
No 1,586 74 5.0 3.6- 6.8 1,512 95.0 93.2-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 356 22 7.1 4.2-11.9 334 92.9 88.1-95.8
Non-Veteran 1,985 106 5.6 4.3- 7.3 1,879 94.4 92.7-95.7

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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.

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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