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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you purchased a lottery ticket or scratch card since the establishment and operation of the
North Carolina State Lottery?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,704 4,271 90.9 89.4-92.1 433 9.1 7.9-10.6
-Piedmont NC 2,341 2,149 91.0 88.9-92.8 192 9.0 7.2-11.1
GENDER
Male 1,094 994 89.6 86.1-92.4 100 10.4 7.6-13.9
Female 1,247 1,155 92.7 90.4-94.5 92 7.3 5.5- 9.6
RACE
White 1,871 1,706 90.2 88.0-92.1 165 9.8 7.9-12.0
African American 369 351 95.9 92.8-97.7 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Other Minorities 96 88 86.7 64.0-96.0 8 13.3 4.0-36.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 57 48 77.9 51.5-92.1 9 22.1 7.9-48.5
Non-Hispanic 2,279 2,096 91.7 90.0-93.2 183 8.3 6.8-10.0
AGE
18-24 68 58 82.7 67.2-91.8 10 17.3 8.2-32.8
25-34 261 230 90.0 85.0-93.4 31 10.0 6.6-15.0
35-44 477 438 92.2 88.9-94.6 39 7.8 5.4-11.1
45-54 564 531 94.5 91.8-96.3 33 5.5 3.7- 8.2
55-64 539 507 93.5 90.6-95.6 32 6.5 4.4- 9.4
65-74 310 282 89.9 84.6-93.6 28 10.1 6.4-15.4
75+ 109 90 84.1 74.5-90.5 19 15.9 9.5-25.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 174 83.7 64.9-93.4 21 16.3 6.6-35.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 694 661 95.8 92.5-97.7 33 4.2 2.3- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 664 623 92.3 88.5-94.9 41 7.7 5.1-11.5
College Graduate 787 690 87.5 84.2-90.2 97 12.5 9.8-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 143 90.7 79.0-96.2 12 9.3 3.8-21.0
$15,000- 24,999 313 293 90.2 74.8-96.6 20 9.8 3.4-25.2
$25,000- 34,999 218 203 94.8 90.5-97.2 15 5.2 2.8- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 379 353 92.1 86.5-95.5 26 7.9 4.5-13.5
$50,000-74,999 385 353 90.5 85.9-93.7 32 9.5 6.3-14.1
$75,000+ 692 626 91.0 87.5-93.6 66 9.0 6.4-12.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 749 704 95.0 92.6-96.7 45 5.0 3.3- 7.4
No 1,586 1,439 89.4 86.6-91.8 147 10.6 8.2-13.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 355 331 92.8 87.7-95.8 24 7.2 4.2-12.3
Non-Veteran 1,985 1,817 90.7 88.3-92.7 168 9.3 7.3-11.7

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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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