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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,206 431 15.4 13.3-17.6 2,775 84.6 82.4-86.7
-Eastern NC 810 121 16.5 12.5-21.4 689 83.5 78.6-87.5
GENDER
Male 346 51 16.1 11.1-22.7 295 83.9 77.3-88.9
Female 464 70 17.0 11.2-24.9 394 83.0 75.1-88.8
RACE
White 571 56 11.4 7.2-17.5 515 88.6 82.5-92.8
African American 179 55 26.6 18.1-37.3 124 73.4 62.7-81.9
Other Minorities 55 10 36.3 19.4-57.4 45 63.7 42.6-80.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 5 33.2 13.1-61.9 20 66.8 38.1-86.9
Non-Hispanic 783 116 15.9 11.9-20.9 667 84.1 79.1-88.1
AGE
18-24 27 8 28.8 11.6-55.4 19 71.2 44.6-88.4
25-34 84 18 25.2 13.9-41.4 66 74.8 58.6-86.1
35-44 115 17 12.9 6.9-22.7 98 87.1 77.3-93.1
45-54 197 36 13.4 8.4-20.7 161 86.6 79.3-91.6
55-64 203 31 13.9 8.5-22.0 172 86.1 78.0-91.5
65+ 178 10 7.8 3.7-15.7 168 92.2 84.3-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 13 22.4 10.4-41.6 40 77.6 58.4-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 47 22.4 14.5-33.1 200 77.6 66.9-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 244 42 18.2 11.7-27.2 202 81.8 72.8-88.3
College Graduate 265 19 7.0 3.1-15.2 246 93.0 84.8-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 18 28.5 14.1-49.3 46 71.5 50.7-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 126 29 28.3 18.1-41.4 97 71.7 58.6-81.9
$25,000- 34,999 92 26 41.3 24.8-60.0 66 58.7 40.0-75.2
$35,000- 49,999 116 14 10.5 5.5-19.1 102 89.5 80.9-94.5
$50,000-74,999 118 10 11.3 4.2-27.0 108 88.7 73.0-95.8
$75,000+ 202 14 3.8 1.8- 8.0 188 96.2 92.0-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 50 19.7 13.6-27.7 241 80.3 72.3-86.4
No 517 71 15.1 10.3-21.5 446 84.9 78.5-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 165 22 15.7 8.4-27.5 143 84.3 72.5-91.6
Non-Veteran 645 99 16.7 12.3-22.3 546 83.3 77.7-87.7

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*Asked only of respondents who have gambled or played any games for money.

^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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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