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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 734 43 5.3 3.6- 7.8 691 94.7 92.2-96.4
GENDER
Male 351 25 7.1 4.3-11.3 326 92.9 88.7-95.7
Female 383 18 3.0 1.8- 5.1 365 97.0 94.9-98.2
RACE
White 670 35 4.6 3.1- 6.8 635 95.4 93.2-96.9
African American 31 4 15.9 4.2-45.2 27 84.1 54.8-95.8
Other Minorities 31 4 7.0 1.6-26.1 27 93.0 73.9-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 1 8.1 1.1-41.9 10 91.9 58.1-98.9
Non-Hispanic 723 42 5.2 3.5- 7.7 681 94.8 92.3-96.5
AGE
18-24 19 0 0.0 . - . 19 100 . - .
25-34 71 5 7.4 3.0-16.8 66 92.6 83.2-97.0
35-44 117 7 6.1 2.2-15.5 110 93.9 84.5-97.8
45-54 165 7 3.4 1.6- 7.2 158 96.6 92.8-98.4
55-64 199 14 7.2 3.9-12.7 185 92.8 87.3-96.1
65-74 121 5 3.9 1.4-10.7 116 96.1 89.3-98.6
75+ 40 5 11.8 4.6-27.3 35 88.2 72.7-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 9 6.8 2.6-16.4 74 93.2 83.6-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 11 5.1 2.1-11.8 201 94.9 88.2-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 240 14 6.4 3.5-11.2 226 93.6 88.8-96.5
College Graduate 198 9 3.8 1.8- 7.7 189 96.2 92.3-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 8 8.7 3.8-18.8 68 91.3 81.2-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 120 10 7.3 3.6-14.4 110 92.7 85.6-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 82 3 4.4 1.1-16.0 79 95.6 84.0-98.9
$35,000- 49,999 128 6 7.7 2.7-20.4 122 92.3 79.6-97.3
$50,000-74,999 128 7 4.2 1.8- 9.6 121 95.8 90.4-98.2
$75,000+ 130 7 3.3 1.5- 7.3 123 96.7 92.7-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 254 15 4.0 2.2- 6.9 239 96.0 93.1-97.8
No 474 27 5.9 3.6- 9.4 447 94.1 90.6-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 10 11.9 5.2-25.0 109 88.1 75.0-94.8
Non-Veteran 615 33 4.3 2.8- 6.5 582 95.7 93.5-97.2

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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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