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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,206 431 15.4 13.3-17.6 2,775 84.6 82.4-86.7
-Piedmont NC 1,953 249 15.1 12.5-18.0 1,704 84.9 82.0-87.5
GENDER
Male 910 110 16.0 12.2-20.8 800 84.0 79.2-87.8
Female 1,043 139 13.9 11.2-17.2 904 86.1 82.8-88.8
RACE
White 1,550 136 8.5 6.8-10.6 1,414 91.5 89.4-93.2
African American 313 93 34.6 26.6-43.5 220 65.4 56.5-73.4
Other Minorities 80 17 26.4 13.7-44.8 63 73.6 55.2-86.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 11 27.7 13.3-48.8 45 72.3 51.2-86.7
Non-Hispanic 1,892 237 14.3 11.8-17.1 1,655 85.7 82.9-88.2
AGE
18-24 37 7 12.3 4.9-27.7 30 87.7 72.3-95.1
25-34 154 28 19.6 12.3-29.7 126 80.4 70.3-87.7
35-44 353 42 15.5 10.3-22.7 311 84.5 77.3-89.7
45-54 451 52 13.8 9.8-19.0 399 86.2 81.0-90.2
55-64 491 64 14.4 10.6-19.1 427 85.6 80.9-89.4
65+ 448 51 12.0 8.7-16.5 397 88.0 83.5-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 38 31.7 20.7-45.3 108 68.3 54.7-79.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 515 90 22.1 15.9-29.9 425 77.9 70.1-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 544 60 12.3 8.8-16.7 484 87.7 83.3-91.2
College Graduate 746 61 7.8 5.7-10.5 685 92.2 89.5-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 123 32 39.6 24.4-57.0 91 60.4 43.0-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 249 51 33.0 23.7-43.8 198 67.0 56.2-76.3
$25,000- 34,999 212 34 16.3 9.9-25.8 178 83.7 74.2-90.1
$35,000- 49,999 285 35 14.2 9.4-20.8 250 85.8 79.2-90.6
$50,000-74,999 327 36 11.1 7.4-16.3 291 88.9 83.7-92.6
$75,000+ 576 36 6.8 4.2-10.8 540 93.2 89.2-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 621 101 20.8 15.5-27.4 520 79.2 72.6-84.5
No 1,320 145 12.8 10.1-16.1 1,175 87.2 83.9-89.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 299 38 15.6 9.6-24.3 261 84.4 75.7-90.4
Non-Veteran 1,654 211 15.0 12.3-18.2 1,443 85.0 81.8-87.7

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

^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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