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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,407 42 2.8 1.7- 4.5 1,365 97.2 95.5-98.3
No 223 9 3.5 1.0-10.8 214 96.5 89.2-99.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 19 0 0.0 . - . 19 100 . - .
Recommended Range 420 17 4.3 1.9- 9.7 403 95.7 90.3-98.1
Overweight 615 17 3.0 1.3- 6.4 598 97.0 93.6-98.7
Obese 522 16 2.1 1.1- 4.1 506 97.9 95.9-98.9
Current Smoker
No 1,246 37 2.8 1.6- 4.9 1,209 97.2 95.1-98.4
Yes 377 14 3.1 1.3- 7.1 363 96.9 92.9-98.7
History of CVD**
Yes 167 7 3.2 1.2- 8.2 160 96.8 91.8-98.8
No 1,450 44 2.9 1.8- 4.7 1,406 97.1 95.3-98.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,365 41 2.2 1.3- 3.6 1,324 97.8 96.4-98.7
Yes 248 8 5.5 2.2-12.9 240 94.5 87.1-97.8
Heavy Drinker
No 1,512 47 3.1 1.9- 4.9 1,465 96.9 95.1-98.1
Yes 89 3 1.7 0.4- 6.8 86 98.3 93.2-99.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 181 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6 176 98.0 94.4-99.3
No 1,428 45 2.7 1.6- 4.3 1,383 97.3 95.7-98.4
Current Asthma
Yes 128 3 2.1 0.6- 7.4 125 97.9 92.6-99.4
No 1,493 48 3.0 1.8- 4.8 1,445 97.0 95.2-98.2
Diabetes
Yes 198 5 3.0 0.8-10.6 193 97.0 89.4-99.2
No 1,433 46 2.9 1.8- 4.7 1,387 97.1 95.3-98.2
Disability
Yes 500 20 4.2 2.0- 8.5 480 95.8 91.5-98.0
No 1,123 31 2.4 1.3- 4.3 1,092 97.6 95.7-98.7

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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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