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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever lied to family members or friends about how much you gamble or how much
money you have lost gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,632 33 3.9 2.0- 7.4 1,599 96.1 92.6-98.0
GENDER
Male 772 21 6.1 3.0-12.2 751 93.9 87.8-97.0
Female 860 12 0.9 0.4- 2.0 848 99.1 98.0-99.6
RACE
White 1,321 24 2.2 1.2- 4.2 1,297 97.8 95.8-98.8
African American 218 5 1.3 0.4- 4.4 213 98.7 95.6-99.6
Asian 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
Native American 33 0 0.0 . - . 33 100 . - .
Other Minorities 43 4 43.3 17.9-72.8 39 56.7 27.2-82.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 4 34.1 12.6-64.9 38 65.9 35.1-87.4
-English Speaking 28 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 14 4 50.7 19.1-81.7 10 49.3 18.3-80.9
Non-Hispanic 1,586 29 2.0 1.1- 3.6 1,557 98.0 96.4-98.9
AGE
18-24 46 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 45 99.0 92.9-99.9
25-34 179 6 11.7 4.8-25.8 173 88.3 74.2-95.2
35-44 281 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 277 98.7 95.9-99.6
45-54 345 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4 339 98.8 96.6-99.6
55-64 408 12 2.3 1.0- 5.0 396 97.7 95.0-99.0
65-74 244 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 241 99.2 97.3-99.8
75+ 115 1 3.7 0.5-21.7 114 96.3 78.3-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 6 18.7 6.4-43.4 124 81.3 56.6-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 481 13 1.6 0.8- 3.2 468 98.4 96.8-99.2
Some Post-H.S. 487 8 2.8 0.9- 7.8 479 97.2 92.2-99.1
College Graduate 534 6 1.9 0.7- 5.3 528 98.1 94.7-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 5 10.2 1.8-41.7 130 89.8 58.3-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 236 6 9.0 2.4-28.4 230 91.0 71.6-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 165 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 163 98.7 94.9-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 232 6 2.9 1.0- 7.9 226 97.1 92.1-99.0
$50,000-74,999 265 6 4.5 1.4-13.4 259 95.5 86.6-98.6
$75,000+ 441 7 1.7 0.6- 5.0 434 98.3 95.0-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 500 11 5.8 1.9-16.5 489 94.2 83.5-98.1
No 1,123 22 3.2 1.4- 6.9 1,101 96.8 93.1-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 7 2.8 1.1- 6.7 288 97.2 93.3-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,334 26 4.1 2.0- 8.4 1,308 95.9 91.6-98.0

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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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