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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 51 38 82.1 68.7-90.6 5 6.6 2.4-16.5 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 5 7.9 2.8-20.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.6
Buncombe 33 21 72.5 54.3-85.5 5 12.7 4.8-29.5 2 3.2 0.7-13.3 5 11.6 4.4-27.3 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 46 30 54.3 34.6-72.8 8 27.0 11.6-51.1 5 7.3 2.9-17.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 2 10.1 2.1-36.6
Catawba 39 26 69.8 51.5-83.5 6 14.1 5.6-31.1 4 8.6 2.9-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.4 2.2-22.5
Cumberland 53 40 78.8 65.1-88.2 6 12.0 5.3-25.0 7 9.2 4.0-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Davidson 46 38 81.1 63.9-91.2 4 9.8 3.3-26.1 1 3.4 0.5-20.4 3 5.8 1.5-19.3 0 0.0 . - .
Durham 61 42 58.3 40.7-74.0 6 16.7 5.7-40.1 9 21.4 10.7-38.2 2 2.6 0.6-10.9 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
Forsyth 56 45 68.9 45.4-85.5 3 9.8 2.1-35.2 2 2.7 0.6-10.3 2 13.4 2.7-46.4 4 5.2 1.6-15.5
Gaston 38 28 57.9 33.8-78.8 4 13.0 4.5-32.3 2 3.1 0.7-13.0 3 9.4 2.9-26.7 1 16.6 2.6-59.2
Guilford 55 40 67.8 47.7-82.9 5 13.1 3.9-36.0 4 8.8 2.8-24.6 4 8.7 2.0-31.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5
Iredell 45 29 45.9 25.2-68.1 7 20.3 7.5-44.6 2 3.5 0.8-14.1 4 26.4 7.3-62.0 3 3.8 1.1-12.2
Johnston 52 44 86.8 72.3-94.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.3 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 2 3.6 0.8-14.6 1 3.2 0.4-19.9
Mecklenburg 75 47 64.0 50.5-75.6 5 6.4 2.5-15.7 8 9.8 4.6-20.0 8 8.4 3.7-18.1 7 11.3 5.1-23.4
New Hanover 57 43 79.6 61.9-90.3 3 3.2 1.0-10.1 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 6 12.2 3.8-33.0 4 3.7 1.3-10.4
Onslow 46 33 66.8 47.8-81.5 5 15.4 5.4-36.7 3 7.4 2.4-20.6 3 6.9 1.7-24.3 2 3.6 0.6-18.2
Orange 41 28 65.6 48.2-79.6 5 15.5 6.2-33.7 5 10.0 4.0-22.9 1 2.3 0.3-14.7 2 6.6 1.7-22.9
Pitt 51 34 67.2 49.8-80.9 3 4.5 1.2-15.8 6 10.3 4.5-22.0 6 15.9 5.8-36.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.5
Randolph 30 22 74.2 53.0-88.0 5 11.3 3.9-28.2 1 4.2 0.6-24.9 2 10.3 2.6-33.4 0 0.0 . - .
Robeson 27 19 72.3 48.5-87.8 4 8.6 2.5-25.5 3 12.1 3.3-35.9 1 7.0 1.0-36.3 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 59 46 63.1 41.8-80.3 4 3.9 1.3-10.9 5 15.3 5.1-37.9 2 14.8 3.7-44.3 2 2.9 0.6-12.6
Union 58 42 73.6 57.9-85.0 5 6.8 2.4-18.0 4 6.9 2.0-21.2 4 5.9 2.0-15.9 3 6.9 1.9-21.6
Wake 87 63 72.2 60.4-81.6 11 11.3 6.0-20.4 4 6.8 2.4-17.7 6 8.2 3.6-17.7 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6
Wayne 44 33 74.2 56.8-86.2 8 19.9 9.6-36.6 2 3.2 0.6-15.0 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 445 333 69.2 60.0-77.1 42 11.7 6.6-19.8 28 9.6 4.4-19.5 28 7.6 4.7-12.3 14 2.0 1.0- 3.9
Piedmont 859 622 68.9 63.4-73.9 91 11.2 8.3-14.8 59 8.2 4.9-13.3 50 7.7 5.1-11.4 37 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Western NC 289 203 67.8 59.8-74.9 33 13.4 8.8-19.7 27 9.9 5.8-16.5 21 6.4 3.8-10.5 5 2.5 0.8- 7.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 211 147 68.0 58.8-75.9 24 14.0 8.7-21.6 19 10.4 5.3-19.3 18 6.8 3.9-11.6 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Northwest 333 250 70.2 61.0-78.0 33 10.1 5.9-16.6 22 5.6 3.3- 9.2 14 10.1 4.7-20.6 14 4.0 2.1- 7.6
Charlotte 230 157 60.1 48.2-70.9 23 10.8 6.3-17.8 20 13.9 5.2-32.0 16 5.6 3.1-10.0 14 9.7 5.2-17.3
Greensboro 199 143 71.2 59.9-80.5 24 11.1 5.6-20.6 12 5.0 2.2-11.0 15 11.3 5.3-22.4 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6
Southern Regional 144 113 82.1 70.8-89.7 14 10.5 4.4-22.6 11 3.9 1.9- 7.7 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
Coastal 68 50 63.3 32.5-86.1 5 4.9 1.3-16.6 3 24.1 4.9-66.1 6 5.9 1.6-19.0 4 1.8 0.6- 5.5
Wake 216 163 73.1 64.3-80.4 23 12.4 7.2-20.5 14 8.0 4.5-14.1 10 5.0 2.5- 9.9 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4
Area L 21 16 53.0 23.9-80.2 2 25.4 5.4-67.0 1 16.3 2.4-60.4 1 4.0 0.5-24.6 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4
Eastern 171 119 63.7 51.3-74.5 18 11.5 5.7-21.7 12 7.0 2.4-18.8 16 14.9 7.9-26.3 6 2.9 1.0- 8.5

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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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