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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,751 49 2.6 1.8- 3.7 2,702 97.4 96.3-98.2
No 464 19 5.7 2.8-11.1 445 94.3 88.9-97.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 26 0 0.0 . - . 26 100 . - .
Recommended Range 862 11 2.1 1.0- 4.4 851 97.9 95.6-99.0
Overweight 1,221 29 4.1 2.3- 7.2 1,192 95.9 92.8-97.7
Obese 982 26 3.5 2.1- 5.7 956 96.5 94.3-97.9
Current Smoker
No 2,493 44 2.5 1.7- 3.6 2,449 97.5 96.4-98.3
Yes 720 24 5.2 2.7- 9.6 696 94.8 90.4-97.3
History of CVD**
Yes 345 14 4.5 2.3- 8.5 331 95.5 91.5-97.7
No 2,852 55 3.2 2.2- 4.6 2,797 96.8 95.4-97.8
Binge Drinker
No 2,726 53 2.9 1.9- 4.4 2,673 97.1 95.6-98.1
Yes 459 14 4.6 2.2- 9.3 445 95.4 90.7-97.8
Heavy Drinker
No 2,990 64 3.3 2.3- 4.7 2,926 96.7 95.3-97.7
Yes 177 3 2.2 0.6- 7.4 174 97.8 92.6-99.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 376 13 4.3 2.1- 8.6 363 95.7 91.4-97.9
No 2,805 56 3.1 2.1- 4.6 2,749 96.9 95.4-97.9
Current Asthma
Yes 264 7 2.9 1.1- 7.1 257 97.1 92.9-98.9
No 2,940 62 3.3 2.3- 4.7 2,878 96.7 95.3-97.7
Diabetes
Yes 405 12 3.8 1.9- 7.6 393 96.2 92.4-98.1
No 2,785 57 3.2 2.2- 4.7 2,728 96.8 95.3-97.8
Disability
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

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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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