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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,617 226 15.5 12.6-18.9 1,391 84.5 81.1-87.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 214 65 27.8 19.8-37.6 149 72.2 62.4-80.2
GENDER
Male 81 22 23.1 12.2-39.3 59 76.9 60.7-87.8
Female 133 43 32.5 21.9-45.1 90 67.5 54.9-78.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 213 65 28.1 20.0-38.0 148 71.9 62.0-80.0
AGE
18-24 10 1 3.8 0.5-24.7 9 96.2 75.3-99.5
25-34 29 10 34.0 15.4-59.4 19 66.0 40.6-84.6
35-44 34 10 19.6 9.0-37.7 24 80.4 62.3-91.0
45-54 58 19 36.7 21.4-55.3 39 63.3 44.7-78.6
55-64 51 17 33.3 18.4-52.5 34 66.7 47.5-81.6
65+ 32 8 20.8 8.9-41.4 24 79.2 58.6-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 23 10 50.4 22.1-78.3 13 49.6 21.7-77.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 75 24 28.2 14.6-47.5 51 71.8 52.5-85.4
Some Post-H.S. 57 17 26.1 13.9-43.6 40 73.9 56.4-86.1
College Graduate 59 14 21.9 11.4-37.9 45 78.1 62.1-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 13 31.4 14.1-56.2 24 68.6 43.8-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 41 12 21.2 9.9-39.7 29 78.8 60.3-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 25 7 43.5 15.9-75.8 18 56.5 24.2-84.1
$35,000-49,999 32 12 27.7 13.6-48.2 20 72.3 51.8-86.4
$50,000- 74,999 36 8 24.1 10.8-45.6 28 75.9 54.4-89.2
$75,000+ 31 10 20.8 9.3-40.1 21 79.2 59.9-90.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 65 17 22.1 11.2-38.7 48 77.9 61.3-88.8
No 147 47 29.7 19.9-41.7 100 70.3 58.3-80.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 6 18.7 7.1-40.8 20 81.3 59.2-92.9
Non-Veteran 188 59 28.8 20.1-39.4 129 71.2 60.6-79.9

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money in the last 12 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.

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