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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

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%)
TOTAL 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
GENDER
Male 772 25 3.1 1.7- 5.6 747 96.9 94.4-98.3
Female 860 26 2.6 1.3- 5.3 834 97.4 94.7-98.7
RACE
White 1,321 30 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,291 98.6 97.8-99.1
African American 218 19 8.6 4.2-16.5 199 91.4 83.5-95.8
Asian 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
Native American 33 0 0.0 . - . 33 100 . - .
Other Minorities 43 2 8.6 1.5-36.9 41 91.4 63.1-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 3 7.1 1.3-30.2 39 92.9 69.8-98.7
-English Speaking 28 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 27 98.9 92.2-99.8
-Spanish Speaking 14 2 10.0 1.6-42.8 12 90.0 57.2-98.4
Non-Hispanic 1,586 48 2.6 1.7- 4.2 1,538 97.4 95.8-98.3
AGE
18-24 46 3 6.4 1.4-25.3 43 93.6 74.7-98.6
25-34 179 3 2.2 0.5- 8.6 176 97.8 91.4-99.5
35-44 281 6 2.8 0.9- 8.1 275 97.2 91.9-99.1
45-54 345 13 2.4 1.2- 4.4 332 97.6 95.6-98.8
55-64 408 12 3.1 1.4- 7.0 396 96.9 93.0-98.6
65-74 244 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5 237 98.1 95.5-99.2
75+ 115 7 4.8 1.9-11.8 108 95.2 88.2-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 13 5.9 1.9-16.6 117 94.1 83.4-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 481 18 3.3 1.4- 7.6 463 96.7 92.4-98.6
Some Post-H.S. 487 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 479 98.0 95.6-99.1
College Graduate 534 12 2.3 1.0- 5.3 522 97.7 94.7-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 9 6.7 1.9-21.3 126 93.3 78.7-98.1
$15,000- 24,999 236 14 5.1 1.8-13.5 222 94.9 86.5-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 165 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 162 98.6 95.4-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 232 7 3.2 1.3- 7.9 225 96.8 92.1-98.7
$50,000-74,999 265 6 2.2 0.7- 7.1 259 97.8 92.9-99.3
$75,000+ 441 6 1.7 0.5- 5.2 435 98.3 94.8-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 500 20 4.2 2.0- 8.5 480 95.8 91.5-98.0
No 1,123 31 2.4 1.3- 4.3 1,092 97.6 95.7-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 9 2.6 1.1- 6.2 286 97.4 93.8-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,334 42 3.0 1.8- 5.0 1,292 97.0 95.0-98.2

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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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