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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

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%)
TOTAL 3,223 105 4.4 3.3- 5.8 3,118 95.6 94.2-96.7
GENDER
Male 1,473 58 5.3 3.7- 7.6 1,415 94.7 92.4-96.3
Female 1,750 47 3.1 2.1- 4.7 1,703 96.9 95.3-97.9
RACE
White 2,538 55 2.9 1.9- 4.3 2,483 97.1 95.7-98.1
African American 508 42 8.6 5.6-12.8 466 91.4 87.2-94.4
Asian 22 0 0.0 . - . 22 100 . - .
Native American 62 4 9.2 2.5-28.4 58 90.8 71.6-97.5
Other Minorities 75 4 9.7 3.3-25.4 71 90.3 74.6-96.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 90 3 3.1 0.6-13.6 87 96.9 86.4-99.4
-English Speaking 64 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 62 99.0 94.9-99.8
-Spanish Speaking 26 1 6.5 0.9-34.8 25 93.5 65.2-99.1
Non-Hispanic 3,126 102 4.4 3.3- 5.9 3,024 95.6 94.1-96.7
AGE
18-24 74 4 3.6 1.3-10.0 70 96.4 90.0-98.7
25-34 279 14 7.5 3.9-14.0 265 92.5 86.0-96.1
35-44 544 18 5.0 2.9- 8.5 526 95.0 91.5-97.1
45-54 743 26 3.4 2.1- 5.5 717 96.6 94.5-97.9
55-64 805 21 2.8 1.7- 4.7 784 97.2 95.3-98.3
65-74 546 18 3.2 1.8- 5.6 528 96.8 94.4-98.2
75+ 202 3 1.9 0.5- 6.1 199 98.1 93.9-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 22 9.7 5.2-17.4 225 90.3 82.6-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 896 26 4.0 2.3- 6.9 870 96.0 93.1-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 943 25 4.3 2.5- 7.4 918 95.7 92.6-97.5
College Graduate 1,134 32 3.3 1.9- 5.6 1,102 96.7 94.4-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 12 4.0 1.9- 8.2 218 96.0 91.8-98.1
$15,000- 24,999 465 15 6.0 3.0-11.6 450 94.0 88.4-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 371 12 3.9 1.6- 9.3 359 96.1 90.7-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 472 12 2.6 1.4- 4.9 460 97.4 95.1-98.6
$50,000-74,999 520 21 4.7 2.4- 9.0 499 95.3 91.0-97.6
$75,000+ 839 16 2.6 1.4- 4.8 823 97.4 95.2-98.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,098 51 6.8 4.6- 9.9 1,047 93.2 90.1-95.4
No 2,110 54 3.4 2.3- 5.0 2,056 96.6 95.0-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 540 21 5.7 2.9-10.9 519 94.3 89.1-97.1
Non-Veteran 2,683 84 4.1 3.0- 5.6 2,599 95.9 94.4-97.0

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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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