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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,617 226 15.5 12.6-18.9 1,391 84.5 81.1-87.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,392 179 13.9 11.1-17.3 1,213 86.1 82.7-88.9
No 223 47 23.1 14.3-35.1 176 76.9 64.9-85.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 18 7 24.6 9.9-49.2 11 75.4 50.8-90.1
Recommended Range 418 53 16.4 11.5-22.9 365 83.6 77.1-88.5
Overweight 607 83 13.9 9.6-19.7 524 86.1 80.3-90.4
Obese 519 78 17.1 11.8-24.1 441 82.9 75.9-88.2
Current Smoker
No 1,234 150 12.8 10.0-16.1 1,084 87.2 83.9-90.0
Yes 374 75 23.9 16.5-33.3 299 76.1 66.7-83.5
History of CVD**
Yes 165 25 20.0 11.6-32.2 140 80.0 67.8-88.4
No 1,437 196 15.0 12.0-18.6 1,241 85.0 81.4-88.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,353 196 16.0 12.8-19.8 1,157 84.0 80.2-87.2
Yes 246 28 13.2 7.1-23.0 218 86.8 77.0-92.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,499 216 15.2 12.4-18.5 1,283 84.8 81.5-87.6
Yes 88 6 17.7 4.7-48.3 82 82.3 51.7-95.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 176 35 19.3 12.4-28.9 141 80.7 71.1-87.6
No 1,418 189 14.9 11.8-18.6 1,229 85.1 81.4-88.2
Current Asthma
Yes 127 16 12.5 6.3-23.5 111 87.5 76.5-93.7
No 1,480 209 15.7 12.6-19.4 1,271 84.3 80.6-87.4
Diabetes
Yes 197 30 19.1 11.5-30.2 167 80.9 69.8-88.5
No 1,419 196 15.1 12.0-18.8 1,223 84.9 81.2-88.0
Disability
Yes 494 85 20.4 14.3-28.4 409 79.6 71.6-85.7
No 1,114 140 13.6 10.5-17.4 974 86.4 82.6-89.5

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*Results pertain only to those who have gambled and wagered money in the last 12 months.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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