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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,553 409 17.0 15.2-19.0 2,144 83.0 81.0-84.8
-Eastern NC 812 134 18.3 14.9-22.3 678 81.7 77.7-85.1
GENDER
Male 393 64 18.5 14.0-24.1 329 81.5 75.9-86.0
Female 419 70 18.0 13.2-24.0 349 82.0 76.0-86.8
RACE
White 530 57 12.2 8.7-16.8 473 87.8 83.2-91.3
African American 183 58 33.3 25.0-42.8 125 66.7 57.2-75.0
Other minorities 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 782 127 18.0 14.5-22.1 655 82.0 77.9-85.5
AGE
18-34 123 34 30.2 21.2-41.0 89 69.8 59.0-78.8
35-54 297 51 17.1 12.6-22.8 246 82.9 77.2-87.4
55-64 201 35 12.3 8.2-18.1 166 87.7 81.9-91.8
65-74 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 241 55 23.5 17.3-31.1 186 76.5 68.9-82.7
Some Post-H.S. 269 40 16.2 11.0-23.2 229 83.8 76.8-89.0
College Graduate 238 28 12.1 8.0-18.0 210 87.9 82.0-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 28 20.2 12.9-30.3 109 79.8 69.7-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 127 21 17.1 9.7-28.2 106 82.9 71.8-90.3
$50,000+ 300 27 10.4 6.6-16.1 273 89.6 83.9-93.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 215 38 14.9 9.5-22.8 177 85.1 77.2-90.5
No 596 96 19.3 15.3-24.1 500 80.7 75.9-84.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 18 8.9 5.3-14.6 135 91.1 85.4-94.7
Non-Veteran 659 116 20.5 16.5-25.3 543 79.5 74.7-83.5

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

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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