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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 720 503 71.7 67.2-75.8 71 10.4 7.9-13.7 67 9.0 6.7-12.0 60 6.7 4.7- 9.4 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8
GENDER
Male 345 216 66.4 59.4-72.7 46 12.0 8.4-16.8 39 11.1 7.6-16.1 30 7.4 4.5-11.8 14 3.1 1.6- 5.9
Female 375 287 78.6 73.1-83.2 25 8.4 5.3-13.1 28 6.1 4.0- 9.4 30 5.8 3.6- 9.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
RACE
White 656 459 71.6 66.9-75.9 65 10.5 7.8-13.9 61 8.6 6.3-11.6 54 7.1 5.0-10.1 17 2.2 1.2- 4.0
African American 31 21 63.6 38.9-82.8 5 15.7 5.3-38.1 3 17.1 4.6-46.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
Other Minorities 31 21 82.3 63.4-92.6 1 3.9 0.5-23.3 3 6.9 1.6-26.0 5 3.9 1.3-11.1 1 3.0 0.4-19.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 11 92.3 59.7-99.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.7 1.0-40.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 708 492 71.1 66.5-75.3 71 10.7 8.1-14.1 66 9.0 6.7-12.1 60 6.9 4.8- 9.7 19 2.3 1.3- 3.9
AGE
18-24 19 14 82.2 56.7-94.2 2 6.2 1.3-24.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.6 1 7.7 1.0-39.6 1 2.7 0.4-18.0
25-34 72 46 70.2 58.0-80.2 11 16.8 9.2-28.5 8 6.3 2.8-13.4 4 3.7 1.2-10.4 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4
35-44 117 83 68.6 57.8-77.7 12 11.8 6.5-20.4 12 12.6 6.6-22.9 9 6.5 3.0-13.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
45-54 164 128 78.0 69.7-84.6 13 7.2 3.8-13.1 11 7.5 3.8-14.3 10 6.7 3.4-12.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7
55-64 196 126 64.6 56.3-72.1 20 10.1 6.4-15.7 19 11.4 6.5-19.2 24 10.6 6.7-16.2 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5
65-74 114 80 68.3 57.2-77.6 9 7.2 3.7-13.6 13 14.0 7.6-24.3 10 6.4 3.2-12.6 2 4.1 0.9-17.4
75+ 36 24 73.2 56.4-85.2 4 9.2 3.2-23.3 3 6.5 1.9-19.6 2 4.3 1.0-16.7 3 6.9 2.1-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 55 73.0 59.7-83.2 9 13.4 6.2-26.7 7 6.4 2.6-15.0 6 4.3 1.5-11.8 5 2.9 1.1- 7.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 142 68.4 58.4-76.9 29 14.1 9.0-21.3 19 11.2 6.2-19.3 14 4.0 2.0- 7.8 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 230 161 71.6 63.5-78.4 18 8.3 4.7-14.1 24 7.9 5.1-12.2 23 10.7 6.0-18.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.6
College Graduate 198 144 74.6 66.7-81.2 15 7.3 3.9-13.3 17 9.0 5.3-15.0 17 6.7 3.8-11.6 5 2.4 0.8- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 57 74.9 60.4-85.3 9 15.9 7.4-30.7 5 3.7 1.3-10.6 5 5.5 2.0-14.6 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 117 83 72.6 61.0-81.8 13 11.3 5.8-21.0 11 8.4 3.7-17.8 7 5.0 1.7-13.3 3 2.8 0.7-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 82 56 73.4 61.7-82.5 6 7.5 3.0-17.6 7 7.0 3.1-15.0 12 10.6 5.6-19.0 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
$35,000- 49,999 125 85 60.0 47.8-71.1 13 14.6 7.8-25.5 12 13.1 6.6-24.5 12 10.9 4.6-23.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 127 91 75.0 65.1-82.9 12 9.1 4.6-17.4 15 10.6 5.9-18.3 8 4.5 2.0- 9.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
$75,000+ 129 78 70.0 58.5-79.5 14 8.4 4.5-15.1 15 9.4 5.0-17.0 12 6.3 3.3-11.8 10 5.9 2.6-12.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 249 180 73.0 64.9-79.9 25 9.8 6.0-15.5 16 5.4 2.9-10.1 24 10.7 6.0-18.2 4 1.1 0.3- 4.0
No 465 321 71.4 65.7-76.4 45 10.6 7.5-14.7 49 10.4 7.4-14.5 36 5.0 3.3- 7.4 14 2.7 1.4- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 115 74 62.4 50.5-73.0 10 6.6 3.3-12.6 19 21.1 12.0-34.3 5 3.4 1.3- 8.2 7 6.6 2.6-15.5
Non-Veteran 605 429 73.1 68.2-77.5 61 11.0 8.2-14.7 48 7.1 5.1- 9.9 55 7.2 5.0-10.3 12 1.6 0.8- 3.0

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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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