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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 3,206 431 15.4 13.3-17.6 2,775 84.6 82.4-86.7
GENDER
Male 1,465 186 15.9 13.0-19.3 1,279 84.1 80.7-87.0
Female 1,741 245 14.7 12.2-17.7 1,496 85.3 82.3-87.8
RACE
White 2,526 244 10.0 8.2-12.0 2,282 90.0 88.0-91.8
African American 503 150 31.3 25.2-38.0 353 68.7 62.0-74.8
Asian 22 3 4.5 1.0-17.5 19 95.5 82.5-99.0
Native American 62 13 28.6 14.1-49.4 49 71.4 50.6-85.9
Other Minorities 75 18 33.4 19.3-51.3 57 66.6 48.7-80.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 89 19 31.0 18.3-47.4 70 69.0 52.6-81.7
-English Speaking 63 8 16.6 7.1-34.1 55 83.4 65.9-92.9
-Spanish Speaking 26 11 55.7 31.3-77.6 15 44.3 22.4-68.7
Non-Hispanic 3,110 411 14.5 12.6-16.7 2,699 85.5 83.3-87.4
AGE
18-24 73 17 18.4 10.0-31.4 56 81.6 68.6-90.0
25-34 278 54 21.0 15.0-28.7 224 79.0 71.3-85.0
35-44 539 68 15.3 11.2-20.4 471 84.7 79.6-88.8
45-54 739 102 13.3 10.3-17.1 637 86.7 82.9-89.7
55-64 804 112 13.9 11.0-17.5 692 86.1 82.5-89.0
65-74 542 57 11.4 8.2-15.5 485 88.6 84.5-91.8
75+ 201 15 7.7 4.2-13.8 186 92.3 86.2-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 63 28.0 19.9-37.8 183 72.0 62.2-80.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 891 160 21.6 17.0-27.1 731 78.4 72.9-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 935 121 14.6 11.4-18.4 814 85.4 81.6-88.6
College Graduate 1,131 87 7.3 5.4- 9.8 1,044 92.7 90.2-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 59 32.9 22.4-45.4 167 67.1 54.6-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 465 98 30.8 24.3-38.2 367 69.2 61.8-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 366 69 23.8 16.5-33.0 297 76.2 67.0-83.5
$35,000- 49,999 468 59 13.2 9.7-17.8 409 86.8 82.2-90.3
$50,000-74,999 519 51 10.2 6.9-14.8 468 89.8 85.2-93.1
$75,000+ 838 53 5.9 3.9- 8.7 785 94.1 91.3-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,093 182 19.7 15.9-24.2 911 80.3 75.8-84.1
No 2,098 246 13.5 11.2-16.2 1,852 86.5 83.8-88.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 537 67 14.9 10.3-21.0 470 85.1 79.0-89.7
Non-Veteran 2,669 364 15.4 13.3-17.9 2,305 84.6 82.1-86.7

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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.

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