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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars More than 100 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,119 2,278 69.9 67.1-72.5 329 12.2 10.4-14.2 223 8.1 6.3-10.3 212 7.8 6.4- 9.4 77 2.1 1.5- 2.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,657 1,927 70.2 67.3-72.9 289 12.8 10.8-15.1 188 7.1 5.6- 8.9 185 8.1 6.6- 9.9 68 1.8 1.3- 2.5
No 453 344 68.5 60.4-75.6 39 10.0 6.3-15.5 35 11.9 6.5-20.6 26 6.5 3.8-10.9 9 3.1 1.4- 7.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 25 21 73.0 39.5-91.8 1 5.6 0.8-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.1 3.8-58.8 1 2.4 0.3-15.7
Recommended Range 835 632 72.3 66.8-77.2 77 11.5 8.3-15.7 53 7.6 4.6-12.2 52 6.3 4.5- 8.9 21 2.3 1.1- 4.7
Overweight 1,179 864 67.1 62.3-71.6 124 11.2 8.9-14.1 78 10.0 6.6-14.8 83 9.6 7.1-12.9 30 2.1 1.3- 3.3
Obese 952 669 70.2 65.3-74.7 114 14.7 11.0-19.3 82 6.7 5.0- 9.0 66 6.4 4.4- 9.3 21 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Current Smoker
No 2,413 1,772 71.9 69.1-74.5 260 13.1 11.0-15.4 164 6.1 4.9- 7.6 158 7.0 5.7- 8.7 59 1.9 1.3- 2.6
Yes 696 498 64.1 57.1-70.6 68 9.9 6.6-14.5 59 13.6 8.5-21.0 53 9.5 6.3-14.2 18 2.8 1.4- 5.8
History of CVD**
Yes 336 241 71.2 64.2-77.3 38 14.4 9.6-21.0 25 6.4 4.0-10.2 20 5.7 3.4- 9.4 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3
No 2,756 2,016 69.7 66.7-72.5 288 12.1 10.2-14.2 196 8.2 6.3-10.6 191 7.9 6.5- 9.7 65 2.1 1.5- 3.0
Binge Drinker
No 2,647 1,968 73.2 70.4-75.8 267 11.6 9.7-13.8 190 7.0 5.5- 9.0 162 6.5 5.2- 8.0 60 1.8 1.2- 2.5
Yes 439 289 58.7 51.4-65.7 60 14.5 10.3-19.9 31 9.9 6.3-15.3 45 13.5 9.0-19.7 14 3.5 1.5- 7.6
Heavy Drinker
No 2,905 2,131 70.9 68.2-73.6 304 11.7 10.0-13.8 208 7.5 6.0- 9.4 192 7.7 6.3- 9.5 70 2.0 1.4- 2.9
Yes 171 116 54.9 40.0-69.0 23 17.4 9.7-29.4 11 16.2 4.9-42.2 16 8.1 4.0-15.7 5 3.3 1.1- 9.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 367 274 71.7 61.5-80.0 33 7.9 5.0-12.4 26 11.4 4.8-24.7 23 7.7 4.3-13.4 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7
No 2,714 1,975 69.6 66.7-72.4 290 12.7 10.7-15.0 194 7.6 6.0- 9.6 189 7.8 6.4- 9.6 66 2.2 1.6- 3.2
Current Asthma
Yes 258 200 71.3 58.9-81.2 25 13.7 6.9-25.3 19 9.4 3.5-23.2 10 3.3 1.3- 7.8 4 2.3 0.7- 7.0
No 2,842 2,063 69.7 66.8-72.4 301 12.1 10.3-14.1 204 8.0 6.2-10.2 201 8.2 6.7- 9.9 73 2.1 1.5- 3.0
Diabetes
Yes 388 279 72.8 66.0-78.8 37 10.9 7.1-16.3 34 8.0 4.7-13.2 24 5.2 3.2- 8.5 14 3.1 1.3- 7.1
No 2,702 1,984 69.7 66.7-72.6 290 12.4 10.5-14.6 179 7.8 6.0-10.2 186 8.0 6.6- 9.8 63 2.0 1.4- 2.9
Disability
Yes 1,067 772 69.9 64.6-74.7 127 13.5 10.5-17.2 84 8.5 5.0-13.9 54 5.4 3.7- 7.7 30 2.8 1.5- 5.1
No 2,037 1,496 69.8 66.4-72.9 200 11.7 9.6-14.2 138 7.9 6.0-10.4 156 8.7 7.0-10.9 47 1.8 1.3- 2.7

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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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