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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 3,223 105 4.4 3.3- 5.8 3,118 95.6 94.2-96.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 90 5 9.6 2.9-27.6 85 90.4 72.4-97.1
Buncombe 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
Cabarrus 82 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 80 98.8 95.0-99.7
Catawba 94 4 7.7 2.4-22.2 90 92.3 77.8-97.6
Cumberland 83 6 8.3 3.5-18.6 77 91.7 81.4-96.5
Davidson 90 1 9.3 1.4-43.0 89 90.7 57.0-98.6
Durham 138 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 136 99.0 95.9-99.8
Forsyth 82 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7 79 98.5 95.3-99.6
Gaston 78 4 6.8 2.2-19.2 74 93.2 80.8-97.8
Guilford 211 7 2.9 1.3- 6.3 204 97.1 93.7-98.7
Iredell 105 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 104 98.7 91.3-99.8
Johnston 78 5 8.9 2.1-30.9 73 91.1 69.1-97.9
Mecklenburg 151 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1 148 98.8 95.9-99.6
New Hanover 107 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1 104 98.3 93.9-99.5
Onslow 86 2 10.1 2.1-37.2 84 89.9 62.8-97.9
Orange 84 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 83 98.5 89.9-99.8
Pitt 80 3 6.2 1.8-19.3 77 93.8 80.7-98.2
Randolph 106 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 105 99.3 95.2-99.9
Robeson 68 5 9.0 2.9-24.8 63 91.0 75.2-97.1
Rowan 119 3 7.2 2.2-20.9 116 92.8 79.1-97.8
Union 97 3 4.1 1.0-15.2 94 95.9 84.8-99.0
Wake 210 10 3.6 1.7- 7.3 200 96.4 92.7-98.3
Wayne 86 5 17.6 5.3-44.6 81 82.4 55.4-94.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 813 40 7.8 5.0-12.1 773 92.2 87.9-95.0
Piedmont 1,962 57 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,905 96.6 95.1-97.6
Western NC 448 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3 440 99.1 97.7-99.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 301 5 1.0 0.3- 3.4 296 99.0 96.6-99.7
Northwest 668 15 3.3 1.5- 6.9 653 96.7 93.1-98.5
Charlotte 462 15 3.9 2.0- 7.4 447 96.1 92.6-98.0
Greensboro 543 16 3.6 1.9- 6.8 527 96.4 93.2-98.1
Southern Regional 253 14 7.1 3.2-15.1 239 92.9 84.9-96.8
Coastal 147 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 143 98.9 96.7-99.6
Wake 488 19 3.5 1.8- 6.6 469 96.5 93.4-98.2
Area L 32 3 12.9 3.8-35.8 29 87.1 64.2-96.2
Eastern 329 14 8.2 4.0-16.0 315 91.8 84.0-96.0

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

NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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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