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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have there ever been periods for 2 weeks or more when you spent a lot of time thinking about
gambling or planning future gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 218 19 8.6 4.2-16.5 199 91.4 83.5-95.8
GENDER
Male 82 8 9.0 3.6-21.1 74 91.0 78.9-96.4
Female 136 11 8.1 2.8-21.5 125 91.9 78.5-97.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 217 19 8.7 4.3-16.7 198 91.3 83.3-95.7
AGE
18-24 10 2 25.2 4.7-69.7 8 74.8 30.3-95.3
25-34 29 2 3.5 0.8-14.2 27 96.5 85.8-99.2
35-44 35 3 12.1 2.6-41.7 32 87.9 58.3-97.4
45-54 60 3 2.2 0.6- 8.1 57 97.8 91.9-99.4
55-64 52 7 15.4 5.3-37.3 45 84.6 62.7-94.7
65+ 32 2 3.8 0.7-18.0 30 96.2 82.0-99.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 23 4 5.9 1.6-19.9 19 94.1 80.1-98.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 76 8 11.8 3.9-30.4 68 88.2 69.6-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 58 3 5.2 1.4-17.7 55 94.8 82.3-98.6
College Graduate 61 4 8.3 2.1-27.4 57 91.7 72.6-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 5 4.3 1.3-13.1 32 95.7 86.9-98.7
$15,000- 24,999 41 1 13.6 2.1-54.0 40 86.4 46.0-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 26 0 0.0 . - . 26 100 . - .
$35,000-49,999 33 4 9.7 2.9-28.3 29 90.3 71.7-97.1
$50,000- 74,999 37 3 9.5 2.4-30.6 34 90.5 69.4-97.6
$75,000+ 32 3 11.6 2.4-40.7 29 88.4 59.3-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 66 5 6.4 1.7-21.6 61 93.6 78.4-98.3
No 150 14 9.3 4.1-19.6 136 90.7 80.4-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 1 6.6 0.9-35.1 25 93.4 64.9-99.1
Non-Veteran 192 18 8.8 4.2-17.5 174 91.2 82.5-95.8

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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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