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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever lied to family members or friends about how much you gamble or how much
money you have lost gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,224 69 3.3 2.3- 4.6 3,155 96.7 95.4-97.7
GENDER
Male 1,473 37 3.8 2.3- 6.0 1,436 96.2 94.0-97.7
Female 1,751 32 2.6 1.7- 4.1 1,719 97.4 95.9-98.3
RACE
White 2,539 38 2.2 1.4- 3.4 2,501 97.8 96.6-98.6
African American 508 19 3.8 2.1- 6.8 489 96.2 93.2-97.9
Asian 22 0 0.0 . - . 22 100 . - .
Native American 62 3 10.8 2.8-33.8 59 89.2 66.2-97.2
Other Minorities 75 9 15.8 6.3-34.2 66 84.2 65.8-93.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 90 7 12.2 4.3-30.4 83 87.8 69.6-95.7
-English Speaking 64 0 0.0 . - . 64 100 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 26 7 33.3 12.8-63.1 19 66.7 36.9-87.2
Non-Hispanic 3,127 62 2.8 2.0- 3.9 3,065 97.2 96.1-98.0
AGE
18-24 74 6 7.3 3.0-16.3 68 92.7 83.7-97.0
25-34 279 12 5.7 2.5-12.2 267 94.3 87.8-97.5
35-44 544 14 2.9 1.6- 5.2 530 97.1 94.8-98.4
45-54 742 11 1.4 0.7- 2.9 731 98.6 97.1-99.3
55-64 808 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9 794 97.9 96.1-98.9
65-74 545 10 2.4 1.1- 5.3 535 97.6 94.7-98.9
75+ 202 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 200 98.1 92.5-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 16 7.3 4.0-13.1 231 92.7 86.9-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 897 26 4.4 2.4- 8.0 871 95.6 92.0-97.6
Some Post-H.S. 942 18 2.8 1.5- 5.1 924 97.2 94.9-98.5
College Graduate 1,135 9 1.6 0.6- 4.2 1,126 98.4 95.8-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 8 7.8 2.0-25.6 222 92.2 74.4-98.0
$15,000- 24,999 465 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 447 95.0 91.4-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 371 10 4.6 2.0-10.0 361 95.4 90.0-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 472 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 467 99.0 97.5-99.6
$50,000-74,999 521 9 2.8 1.0- 7.6 512 97.2 92.4-99.0
$75,000+ 839 14 3.0 1.5- 5.6 825 97.0 94.4-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,096 32 3.7 2.4- 5.8 1,064 96.3 94.2-97.6
No 2,113 35 3.0 1.9- 4.8 2,078 97.0 95.2-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 541 8 2.0 0.8- 5.1 533 98.0 94.9-99.2
Non-Veteran 2,683 61 3.5 2.4- 5.0 2,622 96.5 95.0-97.6

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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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