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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 448 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3 440 99.1 97.7-99.6
GENDER
Male 213 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 209 99.1 97.5-99.7
Female 235 4 1.0 0.2- 4.6 231 99.0 95.4-99.8
RACE
White 409 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5 402 99.0 97.5-99.6
African American 12 0 0.0 . - . 12 100 . - .
Other Minorities 24 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 23 99.8 98.7- 100
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 440 8 1.0 0.4- 2.4 432 99.0 97.6-99.6
AGE
18-24 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
25-34 41 2 3.4 0.8-13.5 39 96.6 86.5-99.2
35-44 71 0 0.0 . - . 71 100 . - .
45-54 92 0 0.0 . - . 92 100 . - .
55-64 113 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8 110 97.8 93.2-99.3
65+ 117 3 0.6 0.1- 3.3 114 99.4 96.7-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 3 1.3 0.2- 7.8 44 98.7 92.2-99.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 131 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 128 99.0 96.4-99.7
Some Post-H.S. 149 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 148 99.0 93.2-99.9
College Graduate 121 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 120 99.6 96.9-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 2 0.8 0.1- 4.8 38 99.2 95.2-99.9
$15,000- 24,999 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 63 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 61 98.5 93.9-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 68 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 67 99.1 93.9-99.9
$50,000-74,999 74 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 73 98.9 92.3-99.8
$75,000+ 61 0 0.0 . - . 61 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 181 6 1.8 0.6- 5.7 175 98.2 94.3-99.4
No 266 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 264 99.6 98.1-99.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 73 2 2.2 0.5- 9.4 71 97.8 90.6-99.5
Non-Veteran 375 6 0.7 0.2- 2.3 369 99.3 97.7-99.8

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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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