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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In the past 12 months, have you gambled or played any games for money?

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times per day 1+ times per week 1+ times per month 1+ times last 12 months Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,438 47 0.9 0.6- 1.5 418 8.6 7.3-10.0 587 11.6 10.3-13.0 579 12.1 10.6-13.7 3,807 66.9 64.7-69.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,741 43 1.0 0.6- 1.6 354 8.8 7.5-10.4 508 12.0 10.6-13.7 501 12.0 10.5-13.7 3,335 66.2 63.9-68.4
No 685 4 0.6 0.1- 3.3 64 7.6 4.9-11.5 78 9.7 7.0-13.2 77 12.5 8.5-18.0 462 69.6 63.4-75.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 89 2 2.1 0.5- 8.7 7 6.7 2.4-17.7 3 11.5 2.7-37.3 7 8.7 3.6-19.5 70 71.0 51.6-84.9
Recommended Range 1,707 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0 86 5.2 3.7- 7.2 155 8.6 6.9-10.8 166 10.5 8.5-12.9 1,287 75.2 71.8-78.2
Overweight 1,893 18 0.8 0.4- 1.8 170 11.0 8.6-13.9 216 12.4 10.4-14.9 210 13.9 11.2-17.2 1,279 61.8 58.0-65.5
Obese 1,507 14 1.5 0.6- 3.6 141 10.2 7.7-13.2 193 14.2 11.3-17.6 174 12.8 9.8-16.5 985 61.3 56.9-65.6
Current Smoker
No 4,482 30 0.5 0.3- 0.7 299 7.7 6.4- 9.2 440 11.0 9.6-12.6 477 11.7 10.1-13.5 3,236 69.2 66.8-71.5
Yes 930 17 2.9 1.4- 6.1 118 12.5 9.5-16.3 142 13.8 10.8-17.4 99 13.8 10.1-18.7 554 56.9 51.5-62.2
History of CVD**
Yes 654 10 2.3 0.7- 6.9 52 9.0 6.0-13.2 50 8.0 5.5-11.4 55 11.7 7.8-17.0 487 69.1 63.0-74.6
No 4,728 36 0.8 0.5- 1.4 362 8.5 7.2-10.0 531 11.9 10.5-13.5 520 12.2 10.6-14.0 3,279 66.6 64.2-68.9
Binge Drinker
No 4,924 36 0.8 0.4- 1.4 345 7.2 6.1- 8.5 497 11.1 9.7-12.7 488 11.4 9.9-13.0 3,558 69.5 67.3-71.7
Yes 461 10 2.0 0.8- 4.7 70 17.6 12.4-24.3 83 14.0 10.5-18.5 83 16.6 11.3-23.6 215 49.9 41.9-57.9
Heavy Drinker
No 5,152 41 0.8 0.5- 1.4 380 8.0 6.8- 9.3 551 11.5 10.2-13.0 540 12.0 10.4-13.7 3,640 67.7 65.4-69.8
Yes 206 4 2.7 0.5-12.1 28 19.0 10.1-33.0 25 8.1 4.7-13.5 31 14.9 9.2-23.3 118 55.3 42.4-67.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 607 6 0.7 0.2- 1.8 43 6.9 4.6-10.3 73 10.1 7.3-13.8 59 9.8 6.8-13.9 426 72.5 67.0-77.4
No 4,726 39 1.0 0.6- 1.6 368 8.9 7.5-10.5 509 11.8 10.4-13.4 511 12.3 10.7-14.2 3,299 66.0 63.6-68.4
Current Asthma
Yes 452 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 32 5.0 3.2- 7.8 40 11.0 7.1-16.6 54 13.9 9.4-20.0 324 69.6 62.2-76.0
No 4,958 44 1.0 0.6- 1.6 383 8.9 7.6-10.4 542 11.5 10.1-13.0 523 11.9 10.4-13.7 3,466 66.7 64.4-69.0
Diabetes
Yes 695 7 1.9 0.6- 6.2 64 10.4 7.4-14.3 64 9.1 6.5-12.6 63 9.5 6.7-13.3 497 69.1 63.5-74.2
No 4,739 40 0.8 0.5- 1.4 353 8.4 7.0- 9.9 523 11.9 10.4-13.4 516 12.4 10.7-14.2 3,307 66.6 64.2-68.9
Disability
Yes 1,924 16 1.0 0.5- 2.3 137 8.9 6.9-11.4 181 10.0 8.1-12.2 166 11.2 8.5-14.4 1,424 69.0 65.1-72.6
No 3,481 31 0.9 0.5- 1.6 277 8.4 6.9-10.2 404 12.3 10.6-14.1 410 12.5 10.8-14.5 2,359 65.9 63.1-68.5

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**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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