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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,617 226 15.5 12.6-18.9 1,391 84.5 81.1-87.4
-FEMALES 849 125 16.0 12.5-20.1 724 84.0 79.9-87.5
RACE
White 680 74 10.6 7.6-14.6 606 89.4 85.4-92.4
African American 133 43 32.5 21.9-45.1 90 67.5 54.9-78.1
Other Minorities 35 8 36.6 17.3-61.4 27 63.4 38.6-82.7
AGE
18-24 21 5 15.9 5.2-39.3 16 84.1 60.7-94.8
25-34 91 14 16.5 8.5-29.4 77 83.5 70.6-91.5
35-44 154 17 10.8 5.2-21.0 137 89.2 79.0-94.8
45-54 177 31 19.3 12.3-29.0 146 80.7 71.0-87.7
55-64 213 30 16.8 10.4-26.0 183 83.2 74.0-89.6
65+ 185 26 15.6 9.8-24.1 159 84.4 75.9-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 13 48.8 27.4-70.7 42 51.2 29.3-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 243 52 19.6 13.5-27.6 191 80.4 72.4-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 277 30 11.3 7.0-17.8 247 88.7 82.2-93.0
College Graduate 274 30 12.3 7.6-19.3 244 87.7 80.7-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 20 30.4 16.4-49.2 64 69.6 50.8-83.6
$15,000- 24,999 128 24 20.3 11.1-34.3 104 79.7 65.7-88.9
$25,000- 34,999 89 15 19.1 9.3-35.1 74 80.9 64.9-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 120 22 17.7 10.3-28.6 98 82.3 71.4-89.7
$50,000- 74,999 136 14 7.0 3.6-13.2 122 93.0 86.8-96.4
$75,000+ 194 16 9.3 4.9-16.8 178 90.7 83.2-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 263 45 21.3 14.3-30.6 218 78.7 69.4-85.7
No 580 79 13.9 10.3-18.5 501 86.1 81.5-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 1 4.8 0.7-27.8 30 95.2 72.2-99.3
Non-Veteran 818 124 16.4 12.9-20.6 694 83.6 79.4-87.1

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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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