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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

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
-Wake County 364 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2 34 8.2 5.6-11.8 22 8.4 5.0-13.7 131 38.5 32.4-45.0 165 42.3 36.2-48.7
GENDER
Male 160 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9 21 9.6 6.0-15.0 7 6.4 2.7-14.5 58 38.2 29.6-47.6 70 43.8 34.8-53.2
Female 204 8 3.3 1.4- 7.8 13 6.7 3.5-12.3 15 10.3 5.4-18.7 73 38.8 30.5-47.9 95 40.9 32.9-49.3
RACE
White 282 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 25 7.4 4.8-11.2 12 4.7 2.2- 9.8 102 39.5 32.5-47.0 136 47.0 39.8-54.2
Other 82 5 5.8 2.1-15.2 9 10.4 5.0-20.4 10 18.2 9.2-32.8 29 35.8 24.3-49.1 29 29.9 19.6-42.7
AGE
18-44 130 4 1.7 0.6- 5.3 7 4.4 2.0- 9.7 9 10.7 5.3-20.4 58 45.1 35.3-55.4 52 38.0 28.7-48.2
45+ 230 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 26 12.5 8.3-18.4 13 5.8 3.1-10.7 72 31.3 24.8-38.6 112 48.1 40.8-55.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 6 5.8 2.3-14.0 6 7.3 3.0-17.0 9 22.0 10.8-39.5 22 31.5 19.8-46.1 31 33.4 22.2-46.7
Some College + 289 6 1.7 0.6- 4.7 28 8.4 5.6-12.6 13 4.4 2.3- 8.3 109 40.6 33.7-47.9 133 44.9 37.9-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 6 4.2 1.6-10.5 9 6.4 3.0-13.0 13 18.5 9.8-31.9 36 27.7 18.8-38.8 54 43.3 31.7-55.7
$50,000+ 214 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 22 8.9 5.6-13.9 8 4.6 1.9-10.6 85 44.4 36.4-52.6 95 41.2 33.7-49.2

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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.

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