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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your 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
-Western NC 443 61 14.2 10.0-19.6 382 85.8 80.4-90.0
GENDER
Male 209 25 14.6 8.9-23.0 184 85.4 77.0-91.1
Female 234 36 13.6 8.5-20.9 198 86.4 79.1-91.5
RACE
White 405 52 13.5 9.4-19.1 353 86.5 80.9-90.6
African American 11 2 12.8 2.5-45.3 9 87.2 54.7-97.5
Other Minorities 24 7 33.3 9.8-69.6 17 66.7 30.4-90.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 3 57.8 18.8-89.0 5 42.2 11.0-81.2
Non-Hispanic 435 58 12.6 9.0-17.5 377 87.4 82.5-91.0
AGE
18-24 9 2 22.0 5.2-59.3 7 78.0 40.7-94.8
25-34 40 8 18.2 8.6-34.4 32 81.8 65.6-91.4
35-44 71 9 18.2 9.0-33.3 62 81.8 66.7-91.0
45-54 91 14 10.5 5.2-19.9 77 89.5 80.1-94.8
55-64 110 17 11.4 6.5-19.3 93 88.6 80.7-93.5
65+ 117 11 8.1 3.7-16.8 106 91.9 83.2-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 12 19.4 8.6-38.1 35 80.6 61.9-91.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 129 23 17.5 10.5-27.8 106 82.5 72.2-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 147 19 16.3 8.5-29.1 128 83.7 70.9-91.5
College Graduate 120 7 4.4 1.8-10.1 113 95.6 89.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 9 17.7 5.8-42.8 30 82.3 57.2-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 90 18 28.9 16.3-45.9 72 71.1 54.1-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 62 9 12.7 5.7-26.2 53 87.3 73.8-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 67 10 14.4 6.7-28.3 57 85.6 71.7-93.3
$50,000-74,999 74 5 3.2 1.0-10.1 69 96.8 89.9-99.0
$75,000+ 60 3 3.2 0.6-16.4 57 96.8 83.6-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 181 31 15.0 9.0-24.0 150 85.0 76.0-91.0
No 261 30 13.7 8.7-21.1 231 86.3 78.9-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 73 7 7.2 3.1-16.0 66 92.8 84.0-96.9
Non-Veteran 370 54 15.1 10.5-21.2 316 84.9 78.8-89.5

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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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