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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,750 86 3.8 2.8- 5.2 2,664 96.2 94.8-97.2
No 464 19 6.5 3.7-11.4 445 93.5 88.6-96.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 26 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 25 99.1 93.6-99.9
Recommended Range 862 33 5.6 3.5- 9.0 829 94.4 91.0-96.5
Overweight 1,221 43 4.8 3.2- 7.4 1,178 95.2 92.6-96.8
Obese 981 25 3.1 1.6- 5.8 956 96.9 94.2-98.4
Current Smoker
No 2,493 65 3.5 2.4- 5.0 2,428 96.5 95.0-97.6
Yes 719 40 6.9 4.4-10.7 679 93.1 89.3-95.6
History of CVD**
Yes 346 12 2.4 1.2- 4.9 334 97.6 95.1-98.8
No 2,850 93 4.5 3.4- 6.1 2,757 95.5 93.9-96.6
Binge Drinker
No 2,727 84 3.8 2.8- 5.2 2,643 96.2 94.8-97.2
Yes 458 19 6.7 3.7-12.1 439 93.3 87.9-96.3
Heavy Drinker
No 2,990 94 4.2 3.1- 5.6 2,896 95.8 94.4-96.9
Yes 177 8 4.9 1.9-12.3 169 95.1 87.7-98.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 376 18 6.5 3.3-12.2 358 93.5 87.8-96.7
No 2,805 86 4.1 3.0- 5.6 2,719 95.9 94.4-97.0
Current Asthma
Yes 264 10 3.6 1.3- 9.6 254 96.4 90.4-98.7
No 2,939 94 4.4 3.3- 5.9 2,845 95.6 94.1-96.7
Diabetes
Yes 405 16 3.3 1.8- 5.8 389 96.7 94.2-98.2
No 2,784 87 4.5 3.3- 6.0 2,697 95.5 94.0-96.7
Disability
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

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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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