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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars More than 100 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,593 1,158 68.9 64.6-72.8 166 11.6 9.1-14.6 114 8.8 6.0-12.6 99 7.5 5.6-10.0 56 3.3 2.3- 4.7
GENDER
Male 752 530 64.1 57.8-70.1 81 12.1 8.5-16.8 67 12.2 7.7-18.8 46 8.1 5.3-12.0 28 3.5 2.2- 5.6
Female 841 628 75.0 70.3-79.2 85 10.9 8.0-14.8 47 4.3 2.9- 6.3 53 6.8 4.7- 9.9 28 3.0 1.7- 5.2
RACE
White 1,294 945 69.8 65.1-74.1 134 11.4 8.6-15.0 90 7.8 5.1-11.9 83 7.8 5.8-10.5 42 3.1 2.0- 4.8
African American 213 154 67.1 56.3-76.3 23 12.5 7.2-20.8 14 8.9 3.9-19.1 13 8.1 3.3-18.2 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3
Asian 7 4 36.9 9.7-76.0 1 21.9 2.9-72.3 1 37.6 6.5-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.6 0.4-25.1
Native American 31 23 80.4 56.3-92.9 3 8.7 2.2-28.6 3 6.1 1.1-27.1 1 4.7 0.6-27.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Other Minorities 41 26 59.5 29.8-83.5 5 11.2 2.8-35.9 6 21.7 4.3-63.4 1 1.4 0.2-10.2 3 6.2 1.3-24.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 23 60.1 32.9-82.2 8 12.9 4.2-33.4 4 17.9 3.1-59.8 2 3.7 0.8-16.0 3 5.4 1.2-21.6
-English Speaking 28 17 71.7 50.3-86.4 7 16.9 7.2-34.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9 2 9.8 2.2-34.6 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 12 6 53.0 18.2-85.1 1 10.5 1.4-49.9 2 27.8 4.5-75.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.7 1.7-34.4
Non-Hispanic 1,549 1,132 69.4 65.2-73.3 157 11.4 8.8-14.5 110 8.3 5.7-11.9 97 7.8 5.8-10.4 53 3.2 2.2- 4.6
AGE
18-24 44 24 43.6 24.6-64.6 5 18.2 5.7-44.9 6 20.5 5.2-54.7 7 15.7 5.8-36.1 2 2.0 0.3-10.9
25-34 173 112 60.9 49.8-71.1 26 15.7 9.5-24.8 14 11.8 5.3-24.4 18 9.9 5.4-17.5 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0
35-44 277 209 73.6 65.8-80.1 25 7.8 4.5-13.2 23 9.3 5.7-14.7 12 5.6 2.6-11.5 8 3.8 1.6- 8.4
45-54 335 249 73.5 66.1-79.7 36 11.3 7.3-17.0 19 6.1 3.1-11.7 20 5.3 3.1- 8.9 11 3.9 1.6- 9.0
55-64 399 289 72.8 66.3-78.5 46 10.6 7.2-15.4 26 4.6 3.0- 7.2 25 8.2 4.8-13.7 13 3.8 2.0- 7.0
65-74 240 181 78.5 71.0-84.5 19 8.9 4.9-15.5 16 4.5 2.5- 8.0 11 4.4 1.9- 9.8 13 3.7 2.0- 6.8
75+ 113 87 80.4 70.1-87.7 8 4.3 2.0- 9.1 7 5.3 2.3-11.5 6 3.4 1.4- 8.1 5 6.6 2.3-17.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 127 104 64.5 43.1-81.3 10 10.3 3.7-25.4 5 19.4 5.7-48.7 5 3.4 1.3- 8.8 3 2.4 0.5-10.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 470 341 69.4 61.4-76.3 55 11.4 6.9-18.3 35 7.5 4.2-13.2 26 8.2 4.6-14.5 13 3.4 1.6- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 473 342 71.9 65.5-77.6 50 13.0 8.8-18.9 32 5.1 3.1- 8.3 33 7.8 4.9-12.0 16 2.1 1.1- 4.0
College Graduate 523 371 67.1 60.9-72.9 51 10.8 7.4-15.6 42 9.4 6.3-14.0 35 8.1 5.0-13.1 24 4.5 2.7- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 108 85.2 75.8-91.4 13 5.3 2.5-10.7 5 2.3 0.8- 6.4 6 5.6 2.2-13.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.8
$15,000- 24,999 230 181 76.5 62.9-86.2 19 10.5 5.6-18.9 14 8.5 2.1-28.8 9 2.3 0.9- 5.7 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 164 115 62.8 46.8-76.4 22 15.3 6.3-32.5 15 10.7 4.0-25.8 6 7.1 1.9-23.4 6 4.1 1.4-11.4
$35,000- 49,999 229 165 69.9 60.3-78.0 28 12.5 7.6-19.8 14 6.4 3.4-11.8 13 9.5 4.4-19.5 9 1.7 0.8- 3.7
$50,000-74,999 259 195 71.6 62.2-79.3 25 12.6 6.9-21.7 18 6.9 3.8-12.2 15 5.3 2.6-10.4 6 3.7 1.2-10.8
$75,000+ 429 278 59.5 51.5-67.0 51 12.0 8.2-17.2 35 12.2 6.3-22.2 43 11.9 8.0-17.4 22 4.5 2.6- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 491 377 75.0 67.0-81.6 44 7.9 4.9-12.5 33 8.5 3.9-17.5 21 5.1 2.6-10.1 16 3.5 1.8- 6.4
No 1,093 774 66.3 61.2-71.1 121 13.0 9.9-17.0 80 8.9 5.8-13.5 78 8.5 6.2-11.6 40 3.2 2.1- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 290 219 79.1 71.7-85.0 28 7.7 4.8-12.1 19 7.6 3.8-14.7 15 3.2 1.6- 6.5 9 2.4 1.1- 5.2
Non-Veteran 1,301 937 66.9 62.1-71.4 138 12.3 9.4-15.9 95 9.0 5.9-13.5 84 8.4 6.1-11.3 47 3.4 2.3- 5.1

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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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