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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 52 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 50 98.6 94.5-99.7
Buncombe 34 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 33 98.8 91.8-99.8
Cabarrus 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
Catawba 39 0 0.0 . - . 39 100 . - .
Cumberland 57 0 0.0 . - . 57 100 . - .
Davidson 46 3 6.2 1.6-21.5 43 93.8 78.5-98.4
Durham 64 2 2.6 0.6-10.8 62 97.4 89.2-99.4
Forsyth 56 3 6.9 1.3-29.9 53 93.1 70.1-98.7
Gaston 39 3 6.5 1.8-21.0 36 93.5 79.0-98.2
Guilford 58 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 57 98.6 90.3-99.8
Iredell 46 2 1.8 0.4- 8.2 44 98.2 91.8-99.6
Johnston 55 5 5.5 2.0-14.3 50 94.5 85.7-98.0
Mecklenburg 77 2 7.4 1.6-28.2 75 92.6 71.8-98.4
New Hanover 59 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 58 99.4 95.5-99.9
Onslow 46 1 7.6 1.1-37.9 45 92.4 62.1-98.9
Orange 41 1 5.5 0.8-30.0 40 94.5 70.0-99.2
Pitt 53 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3 50 97.2 90.7-99.2
Randolph 33 1 2.5 0.3-15.9 32 97.5 84.1-99.7
Robeson 28 1 4.3 0.6-25.1 27 95.7 74.9-99.4
Rowan 59 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 57 98.8 94.9-99.7
Union 58 0 0.0 . - . 58 100 . - .
Wake 91 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4 88 98.1 93.6-99.4
Wayne 44 2 4.0 0.7-19.4 42 96.0 80.6-99.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 463 19 4.0 1.9- 8.1 444 96.0 91.9-98.1
Piedmont 878 25 2.6 1.3- 4.9 853 97.4 95.1-98.7
Western NC 291 7 1.8 0.8- 3.9 284 98.2 96.1-99.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 213 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 206 97.4 94.3-98.8
Northwest 334 10 2.8 0.9- 8.8 324 97.2 91.2-99.1
Charlotte 234 5 3.8 1.1-12.9 229 96.2 87.1-98.9
Greensboro 206 5 1.5 0.5- 4.3 201 98.5 95.7-99.5
Southern Regional 153 4 1.8 0.5- 6.6 149 98.2 93.4-99.5
Coastal 70 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 69 99.7 97.6- 100
Wake 226 10 2.3 1.1- 4.5 216 97.7 95.5-98.9
Area L 22 0 0.0 . - . 22 100 . - .
Eastern 174 9 8.3 3.1-20.5 165 91.7 79.5-96.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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