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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you ever lied to family members or friends about how much you gamble or how much
money you have lost gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,632 33 3.9 2.0- 7.4 1,599 96.1 92.6-98.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,407 26 2.2 1.2- 4.0 1,381 97.8 96.0-98.8
No 223 7 12.0 4.1-30.5 216 88.0 69.5-95.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 19 1 1.3 0.2- 9.6 18 98.7 90.4-99.8
Recommended Range 420 2 0.6 0.1- 3.7 418 99.4 96.3-99.9
Overweight 615 19 8.4 4.0-16.7 596 91.6 83.3-96.0
Obese 522 10 1.2 0.5- 2.6 512 98.8 97.4-99.5
Current Smoker
No 1,246 22 3.5 1.7- 7.1 1,224 96.5 92.9-98.3
Yes 377 11 5.2 1.4-17.7 366 94.8 82.3-98.6
History of CVD**
Yes 167 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 164 99.2 97.2-99.8
No 1,450 30 4.1 2.1- 7.9 1,420 95.9 92.1-97.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,365 26 4.0 1.8- 8.4 1,339 96.0 91.6-98.2
Yes 248 6 3.4 1.0-10.6 242 96.6 89.4-99.0
Heavy Drinker
No 1,512 30 3.4 1.6- 7.2 1,482 96.6 92.8-98.4
Yes 89 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 88 99.6 96.9-99.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 181 6 5.7 2.0-15.2 175 94.3 84.8-98.0
No 1,428 27 3.7 1.8- 7.8 1,401 96.3 92.2-98.2
Current Asthma
Yes 128 1 3.6 0.5-21.2 127 96.4 78.8-99.5
No 1,493 32 3.9 2.0- 7.7 1,461 96.1 92.3-98.0
Diabetes
Yes 198 4 1.6 0.3- 6.9 194 98.4 93.1-99.7
No 1,433 29 4.1 2.1- 8.0 1,404 95.9 92.0-97.9
Disability
Yes 500 11 5.8 1.9-16.5 489 94.2 83.5-98.1
No 1,123 22 3.2 1.4- 6.9 1,101 96.8 93.1-98.6

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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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