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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

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%)
North Carolina 3,223 105 4.4 3.3- 5.8 3,118 95.6 94.2-96.7
-Piedmont NC 1,962 57 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,905 96.6 95.1-97.6
GENDER
Male 914 32 4.1 2.6- 6.4 882 95.9 93.6-97.4
Female 1,048 25 2.6 1.6- 4.4 1,023 97.4 95.6-98.4
RACE
White 1,556 27 2.2 1.4- 3.6 1,529 97.8 96.4-98.6
African American 316 28 7.1 4.4-11.2 288 92.9 88.8-95.6
Other Minorities 80 2 5.6 1.3-21.6 78 94.4 78.4-98.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 55 99.8 98.5- 100
Non-Hispanic 1,901 56 3.6 2.5- 5.2 1,845 96.4 94.8-97.5
AGE
18-24 38 2 2.8 0.7-11.4 36 97.2 88.6-99.3
25-34 154 8 5.7 2.5-12.7 146 94.3 87.3-97.5
35-44 358 9 3.0 1.4- 6.1 349 97.0 93.9-98.6
45-54 453 13 2.6 1.3- 4.8 440 97.4 95.2-98.7
55-64 489 13 3.5 1.8- 6.4 476 96.5 93.6-98.2
65+ 451 12 2.9 1.5- 5.5 439 97.1 94.5-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 14 12.4 6.0-23.8 133 87.6 76.2-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 516 11 1.9 0.9- 4.0 505 98.1 96.0-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 548 12 3.3 1.7- 6.6 536 96.7 93.4-98.3
College Graduate 749 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2 729 97.6 95.8-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 7 6.4 2.8-14.1 119 93.6 85.9-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 248 7 4.5 1.9-10.0 241 95.5 90.0-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 214 5 2.8 0.6-12.1 209 97.2 87.9-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 288 6 2.0 0.8- 4.6 282 98.0 95.4-99.2
$50,000-74,999 328 11 2.4 1.2- 4.7 317 97.6 95.3-98.8
$75,000+ 576 12 2.3 1.2- 4.4 564 97.7 95.6-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 20 4.6 2.4- 8.4 605 95.4 91.6-97.6
No 1,325 37 3.0 2.0- 4.6 1,288 97.0 95.4-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 301 8 2.5 1.1- 5.5 293 97.5 94.5-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,661 49 3.6 2.4- 5.2 1,612 96.4 94.8-97.6

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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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