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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

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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
-MALES 768 101 15.1 10.9-20.5 667 84.9 79.5-89.1
RACE
White 632 66 11.9 8.0-17.2 566 88.1 82.8-92.0
African American 81 22 23.1 12.2-39.3 59 76.9 60.7-87.8
Other Minorities 47 12 29.0 10.5-58.7 35 71.0 41.3-89.5
AGE
18-24 25 4 7.8 2.5-22.2 21 92.2 77.8-97.5
25-34 87 19 25.6 13.5-43.0 68 74.4 57.0-86.5
35-44 125 16 10.5 6.0-17.7 109 89.5 82.3-94.0
45-54 162 14 8.0 4.3-14.4 148 92.0 85.6-95.7
55-64 191 32 20.5 13.0-30.8 159 79.5 69.2-87.0
65+ 173 16 8.3 4.3-15.6 157 91.7 84.4-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 25 26.8 12.1-49.4 49 73.2 50.6-87.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 233 34 18.9 10.7-31.0 199 81.1 69.0-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 207 27 12.4 8.0-18.8 180 87.6 81.2-92.0
College Graduate 254 15 7.3 3.8-13.6 239 92.7 86.4-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 13 14.3 6.4-28.8 38 85.7 71.2-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 108 22 23.8 10.8-44.7 86 76.2 55.3-89.2
$25,000- 34,999 74 13 27.7 11.6-52.8 61 72.3 47.2-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 110 11 8.6 4.2-16.8 99 91.4 83.2-95.8
$50,000- 74,999 126 13 11.5 5.9-21.0 113 88.5 79.0-94.1
$75,000+ 242 19 8.6 5.0-14.6 223 91.4 85.4-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 231 40 19.7 11.1-32.7 191 80.3 67.3-88.9
No 534 61 13.4 9.1-19.4 473 86.6 80.6-90.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 263 24 8.4 4.4-15.2 239 91.6 84.8-95.6
Non-Veteran 502 77 17.6 12.3-24.6 425 82.4 75.4-87.7

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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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