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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,738 332 12.4 10.6-14.5 2,406 87.6 85.5-89.4
No 459 97 26.3 20.1-33.7 362 73.7 66.3-79.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 26 4 18.1 4.3-52.1 22 81.9 47.9-95.7
Recommended Range 860 95 14.5 10.6-19.6 765 85.5 80.4-89.4
Overweight 1,213 144 12.3 9.6-15.7 1,069 87.7 84.3-90.4
Obese 975 173 20.1 16.3-24.5 802 79.9 75.5-83.7
Current Smoker
No 2,476 282 12.6 10.8-14.8 2,194 87.4 85.2-89.2
Yes 720 147 22.4 17.3-28.5 573 77.6 71.5-82.7
History of CVD**
Yes 346 47 13.4 9.4-18.6 299 86.6 81.4-90.6
No 2,833 379 15.6 13.4-18.0 2,454 84.4 82.0-86.6
Binge Drinker
No 2,709 373 16.3 14.0-18.9 2,336 83.7 81.1-86.0
Yes 459 55 12.1 8.4-17.0 404 87.9 83.0-91.6
Heavy Drinker
No 2,971 399 15.5 13.4-17.8 2,572 84.5 82.2-86.6
Yes 178 23 13.3 7.5-22.6 155 86.7 77.4-92.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 373 57 12.6 8.9-17.5 316 87.4 82.5-91.1
No 2,791 366 15.7 13.5-18.2 2,425 84.3 81.8-86.5
Current Asthma
Yes 264 43 19.1 12.1-28.9 221 80.9 71.1-87.9
No 2,922 387 15.1 13.0-17.5 2,535 84.9 82.5-87.0
Diabetes
Yes 400 69 18.8 13.2-26.0 331 81.2 74.0-86.8
No 2,772 356 15.0 12.9-17.4 2,416 85.0 82.6-87.1
Disability
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

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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