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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,377 985 67.6 63.1-71.8 143 11.8 9.0-15.2 104 8.7 5.9-12.7 94 8.5 6.3-11.4 51 3.4 2.3- 5.0
No 214 172 75.6 63.2-84.8 22 9.8 5.5-17.1 10 9.3 2.9-25.7 5 2.6 0.9- 6.7 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 18 13 58.2 21.6-87.6 3 35.5 8.1-77.5 1 1.4 0.2-10.6 1 4.9 0.6-29.7 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 413 323 73.1 65.6-79.4 37 11.0 7.3-16.2 15 4.8 2.5- 9.3 25 9.2 4.9-16.6 13 1.9 0.9- 3.8
Overweight 598 423 67.8 61.2-73.8 62 10.2 6.9-14.9 48 10.2 6.1-16.5 40 7.2 4.6-11.0 25 4.6 2.7- 7.8
Obese 511 362 67.4 58.8-74.9 56 12.2 7.6-18.8 45 10.5 5.2-20.2 33 7.5 4.6-11.9 15 2.5 1.3- 4.9
Current Smoker
No 1,215 875 67.2 62.3-71.7 131 13.3 10.1-17.2 86 8.1 5.2-12.3 79 8.1 5.8-11.2 44 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Yes 369 278 74.1 65.0-81.5 33 6.2 4.0- 9.4 26 10.8 5.0-21.8 20 5.9 3.4-10.1 12 3.1 1.3- 7.2
History of CVD**
Yes 165 126 78.5 68.8-85.9 14 7.1 3.8-12.6 10 4.1 1.8- 8.9 8 3.2 1.3- 8.1 7 7.1 2.8-16.8
No 1,413 1,019 67.9 63.4-72.1 152 12.0 9.3-15.3 104 9.2 6.2-13.4 89 7.9 5.9-10.6 49 3.0 2.0- 4.4
Binge Drinker
No 1,332 992 71.8 67.4-75.9 132 10.6 7.9-13.9 85 6.6 4.3-10.1 80 7.7 5.5-10.7 43 3.3 2.1- 4.9
Yes 244 155 58.8 48.0-68.9 30 13.3 8.3-20.7 28 17.4 9.0-31.0 19 7.4 4.2-12.6 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,476 1,085 69.5 65.1-73.6 146 10.4 8.0-13.4 105 8.9 6.0-13.1 89 7.8 5.7-10.5 51 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Yes 89 56 72.4 57.9-83.3 13 9.5 4.5-19.0 8 10.2 4.2-22.8 9 6.8 2.7-15.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 175 137 78.0 67.5-85.8 17 9.8 4.5-20.1 10 4.2 1.9- 9.2 8 6.3 2.5-14.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3
No 1,396 1,005 67.7 63.1-72.0 146 11.8 9.1-15.1 103 9.4 6.3-13.7 90 7.8 5.7-10.5 52 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Current Asthma
Yes 122 97 83.0 72.7-89.9 8 6.1 2.3-15.4 4 2.3 0.7- 7.3 6 4.6 1.7-12.0 7 4.0 1.5-10.4
No 1,460 1,051 68.0 63.5-72.1 157 11.6 9.0-14.7 110 9.4 6.4-13.5 93 7.8 5.8-10.5 49 3.2 2.2- 4.7
Diabetes
Yes 194 144 75.8 66.1-83.4 15 11.8 6.1-21.7 14 4.2 2.3- 7.6 11 4.4 1.7-10.9 10 3.7 1.8- 7.7
No 1,398 1,014 68.2 63.6-72.4 151 11.5 8.9-14.8 99 9.2 6.2-13.5 88 7.9 5.8-10.6 46 3.2 2.2- 4.8
Disability
Yes 491 377 75.0 67.0-81.6 44 7.9 4.9-12.5 33 8.5 3.9-17.5 21 5.1 2.6-10.1 16 3.5 1.8- 6.4
No 1,093 774 66.3 61.2-71.1 121 13.0 9.9-17.0 80 8.9 5.8-13.5 78 8.5 6.2-11.6 40 3.2 2.1- 5.0

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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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