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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,617 226 15.5 12.6-18.9 1,391 84.5 81.1-87.4
GENDER
Male 768 101 15.1 10.9-20.5 667 84.9 79.5-89.1
Female 849 125 16.0 12.5-20.1 724 84.0 79.9-87.5
RACE
White 1,312 140 11.3 8.7-14.7 1,172 88.7 85.3-91.3
African American 214 65 27.8 19.8-37.6 149 72.2 62.4-80.2
Asian 8 3 57.8 21.5-87.3 5 42.2 12.7-78.5
Native American 33 5 15.3 4.8-39.2 28 84.7 60.8-95.2
Other Minorities 41 12 32.9 11.5-64.8 29 67.1 35.2-88.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 10 23.6 7.2-55.0 31 76.4 45.0-92.8
-English Speaking 27 6 14.5 5.6-32.6 21 85.5 67.4-94.4
-Spanish Speaking 14 4 27.9 6.2-69.3 10 72.1 30.7-93.8
Non-Hispanic 1,572 216 15.0 12.3-18.2 1,356 85.0 81.8-87.7
AGE
18-24 46 9 10.3 4.5-21.9 37 89.7 78.1-95.5
25-34 178 33 22.3 13.5-34.4 145 77.7 65.6-86.5
35-44 279 33 10.6 6.8-16.3 246 89.4 83.7-93.2
45-54 339 45 13.5 9.3-19.2 294 86.5 80.8-90.7
55-64 404 62 18.9 13.6-25.7 342 81.1 74.3-86.4
65-74 243 32 12.6 8.1-18.9 211 87.4 81.1-91.9
75+ 115 10 9.7 4.2-20.8 105 90.3 79.2-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 38 31.5 17.6-49.7 91 68.5 50.3-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 86 19.2 13.3-26.7 390 80.8 73.3-86.7
Some Post-H.S. 484 57 11.9 8.6-16.2 427 88.1 83.8-91.4
College Graduate 528 45 9.6 6.5-13.9 483 90.4 86.1-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 33 22.7 13.5-35.6 102 77.3 64.4-86.5
$15,000- 24,999 236 46 22.4 13.1-35.5 190 77.6 64.5-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 163 28 24.7 12.9-42.2 135 75.3 57.8-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 230 33 13.2 8.6-19.8 197 86.8 80.2-91.4
$50,000-74,999 262 27 9.4 5.8-14.9 235 90.6 85.1-94.2
$75,000+ 436 35 8.9 5.8-13.2 401 91.1 86.8-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 494 85 20.4 14.3-28.4 409 79.6 71.6-85.7
No 1,114 140 13.6 10.5-17.4 974 86.4 82.6-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 25 8.0 4.4-14.2 269 92.0 85.8-95.6
Non-Veteran 1,320 201 17.0 13.7-21.0 1,119 83.0 79.0-86.3

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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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