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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-MALES

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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
-MALES 1,267 187 16.0 13.6-18.7 1,080 84.0 81.3-86.4
RACE
White 929 93 10.9 8.6-13.8 836 89.1 86.2-91.4
African American 227 71 30.5 23.7-38.3 156 69.5 61.7-76.3
Other Minorities 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 228 46 21.2 15.8-27.9 182 78.8 72.1-84.2
35-44 212 36 17.2 12.1-24.0 176 82.8 76.0-87.9
45-54 240 42 17.9 12.7-24.7 198 82.1 75.3-87.3
55-64 301 41 10.7 7.5-15.0 260 89.3 85.0-92.5
65-74 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 17 16.4 9.9-25.8 99 83.6 74.2-90.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 383 74 20.2 15.6-25.7 309 79.8 74.3-84.4
Some Post-H.S. 363 54 16.0 11.9-21.2 309 84.0 78.8-88.1
College Graduate 403 41 10.4 7.0-15.0 362 89.6 85.0-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 21 21.0 12.8-32.6 82 79.0 67.4-87.2
$15,000- 24,999 189 46 25.4 18.5-33.8 143 74.6 66.2-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 147 22 17.2 11.0-25.9 125 82.8 74.1-89.0
$35,000- 49,999 203 42 20.5 14.1-28.9 161 79.5 71.1-85.9
$50,000- 74,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 333 34 12.2 8.4-17.5 299 87.8 82.5-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 313 58 17.0 12.4-22.8 255 83.0 77.2-87.6
No 951 129 15.8 13.0-19.0 822 84.2 81.0-87.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 401 47 11.8 8.4-16.2 354 88.2 83.8-91.6
Non-Veteran 866 140 17.4 14.4-20.8 726 82.6 79.2-85.6

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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.

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