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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

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%)
North Carolina 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
-MALES 772 25 3.1 1.7- 5.6 747 96.9 94.4-98.3
RACE
White 634 15 1.4 0.7- 2.7 619 98.6 97.3-99.3
African American 82 8 9.0 3.6-21.1 74 91.0 78.9-96.4
Other Minorities 48 2 7.2 1.3-32.3 46 92.8 67.7-98.7
AGE
18-24 25 1 0.9 0.1- 6.9 24 99.1 93.1-99.9
25-34 87 2 3.1 0.7-13.9 85 96.9 86.1-99.3
35-44 125 3 4.4 1.2-14.6 122 95.6 85.4-98.8
45-54 163 6 2.1 0.8- 5.1 157 97.9 94.9-99.2
55-64 193 6 4.3 1.6-11.4 187 95.7 88.6-98.4
65+ 173 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7 166 97.6 94.3-99.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 8 6.9 1.9-21.7 66 93.1 78.3-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 233 4 1.2 0.2- 5.8 229 98.8 94.2-99.8
Some Post-H.S. 210 6 3.4 1.4- 8.2 204 96.6 91.8-98.6
College Graduate 255 7 3.0 0.9- 9.1 248 97.0 90.9-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 4 10.7 2.1-40.5 47 89.3 59.5-97.9
$15,000- 24,999 108 5 1.3 0.4- 3.6 103 98.7 96.4-99.6
$25,000- 34,999 75 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8 73 98.6 94.2-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 111 3 4.3 1.2-14.6 108 95.7 85.4-98.8
$50,000- 74,999 126 4 4.0 1.1-13.0 122 96.0 87.0-98.9
$75,000+ 243 4 2.3 0.6- 8.0 239 97.7 92.0-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 232 8 5.1 1.8-13.3 224 94.9 86.7-98.2
No 537 17 2.4 1.2- 4.7 520 97.6 95.3-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 264 8 2.7 1.1- 6.8 256 97.3 93.2-98.9
Non-Veteran 505 17 3.3 1.6- 6.7 488 96.7 93.3-98.4

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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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