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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 734 630 87.9 84.9-90.4 104 12.1 9.6-15.1
GENDER
Male 352 304 88.7 84.3-92.0 48 11.3 8.0-15.7
Female 382 326 86.9 82.4-90.4 56 13.1 9.6-17.6
RACE
White 669 569 87.5 84.4-90.0 100 12.5 10.0-15.6
African American 31 31 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 32 28 81.6 47.3-95.7 4 18.4 4.3-52.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 9 65.5 28.6-90.0 3 34.5 10.0-71.4
Non-Hispanic 722 621 88.6 85.7-90.9 101 11.4 9.1-14.3
AGE
18-24 19 17 90.1 65.0-97.8 2 9.9 2.2-35.0
25-34 72 64 90.3 81.2-95.2 8 9.7 4.8-18.8
35-44 118 106 91.4 84.7-95.3 12 8.6 4.7-15.3
45-54 165 143 87.6 81.4-92.0 22 12.4 8.0-18.6
55-64 199 166 83.0 76.1-88.2 33 17.0 11.8-23.9
65-74 119 101 84.7 76.3-90.5 18 15.3 9.5-23.7
75+ 40 31 81.4 66.2-90.7 9 18.6 9.3-33.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 75 89.7 75.6-96.1 9 10.3 3.9-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 213 193 92.2 86.8-95.5 20 7.8 4.5-13.2
Some Post-H.S. 239 200 85.8 80.3-89.9 39 14.2 10.1-19.7
College Graduate 197 161 84.7 78.5-89.4 36 15.3 10.6-21.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 66 92.7 84.5-96.7 10 7.3 3.3-15.5
$15,000- 24,999 120 111 90.3 78.0-96.1 9 9.7 3.9-22.0
$25,000- 34,999 82 73 89.4 78.9-95.0 9 10.6 5.0-21.1
$35,000- 49,999 129 109 86.0 77.7-91.6 20 14.0 8.4-22.3
$50,000-74,999 127 112 91.5 85.4-95.2 15 8.5 4.8-14.6
$75,000+ 130 100 81.8 72.8-88.3 30 18.2 11.7-27.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 254 222 89.3 84.0-92.9 32 10.7 7.1-16.0
No 474 404 87.4 83.5-90.5 70 12.6 9.5-16.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 99 86.3 78.6-91.6 20 13.7 8.4-21.4
Non-Veteran 615 531 88.2 84.8-90.9 84 11.8 9.1-15.2

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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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