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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,617 226 15.5 12.6-18.9 1,391 84.5 81.1-87.4
-WHITES 1,312 140 11.3 8.7-14.7 1,172 88.7 85.3-91.3
GENDER
Male 632 66 11.9 8.0-17.2 566 88.1 82.8-92.0
Female 680 74 10.6 7.6-14.6 606 89.4 85.4-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 3 7.5 2.0-23.9 9 92.5 76.1-98.0
Non-Hispanic 1,299 137 11.4 8.7-14.8 1,162 88.6 85.2-91.3
AGE
18-24 32 7 12.0 4.6-27.7 25 88.0 72.3-95.4
25-34 134 19 16.8 8.5-30.4 115 83.2 69.6-91.5
35-44 218 17 7.1 3.6-13.5 201 92.9 86.5-96.4
45-54 261 22 7.0 4.0-11.8 239 93.0 88.2-96.0
55-64 344 43 16.6 11.1-24.1 301 83.4 75.9-88.9
65+ 312 30 7.6 4.9-11.6 282 92.4 88.4-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 86 20 23.9 11.5-43.2 66 76.1 56.8-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 379 57 17.1 10.8-26.2 322 82.9 73.8-89.2
Some Post-H.S. 405 37 8.6 5.7-12.7 368 91.4 87.3-94.3
College Graduate 442 26 5.9 3.3-10.1 416 94.1 89.9-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 17 20.1 11.3-33.2 69 79.9 66.8-88.7
$15,000- 24,999 170 25 15.0 8.2-25.9 145 85.0 74.1-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 127 19 20.3 8.2-42.1 108 79.7 57.9-91.8
$35,000-49,999 187 21 10.7 6.1-18.2 166 89.3 81.8-93.9
$50,000- 74,999 216 18 5.8 3.3-10.1 198 94.2 89.9-96.7
$75,000+ 392 22 6.7 3.9-11.4 370 93.3 88.6-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 394 60 17.4 12.1-24.2 334 82.6 75.8-87.9
No 912 80 9.1 6.2-13.1 832 90.9 86.9-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 17 6.3 2.8-13.7 243 93.7 86.3-97.2
Non-Veteran 1,050 123 12.5 9.4-16.3 927 87.5 83.7-90.6

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

^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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