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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 1,632 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,581 97.1 95.4-98.2
-WHITES 1,321 30 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,291 98.6 97.8-99.1
GENDER
Male 634 15 1.4 0.7- 2.7 619 98.6 97.3-99.3
Female 687 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 672 98.7 97.6-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 1 2.2 0.3-15.3 11 97.8 84.7-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,308 29 1.4 0.8- 2.2 1,279 98.6 97.8-99.2
AGE
18-24 32 0 0.0 . - . 32 100 . - .
25-34 135 0 0.0 . - . 135 100 . - .
35-44 219 3 1.4 0.4- 5.3 216 98.6 94.7-99.6
45-54 265 10 2.6 1.2- 5.3 255 97.4 94.7-98.8
55-64 346 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 341 98.9 97.0-99.6
65+ 313 12 2.8 1.4- 5.4 301 97.2 94.6-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 7 2.7 1.1- 6.6 80 97.3 93.4-98.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 382 10 1.1 0.5- 2.4 372 98.9 97.6-99.5
Some Post-H.S. 407 5 1.4 0.5- 4.0 402 98.6 96.0-99.5
College Graduate 445 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 437 98.8 97.4-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 3 1.7 0.5- 5.8 83 98.3 94.2-99.5
$15,000- 24,999 170 13 4.2 2.1- 8.3 157 95.8 91.7-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 128 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5 125 98.0 93.5-99.4
$35,000-49,999 188 3 2.0 0.5- 8.0 185 98.0 92.0-99.5
$50,000- 74,999 218 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 215 99.6 98.6-99.9
$75,000+ 394 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 391 99.4 97.9-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 399 14 2.6 1.3- 5.2 385 97.4 94.8-98.7
No 916 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 900 99.1 98.4-99.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 8 2.3 0.9- 6.0 253 97.7 94.0-99.1
Non-Veteran 1,058 22 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,036 98.8 98.0-99.3

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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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