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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 2,571 105 4.6 3.7- 5.8 2,466 95.4 94.2-96.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 819 36 5.9 4.0- 8.8 783 94.1 91.2-96.0
Piedmont 1,442 57 4.1 3.0- 5.4 1,385 95.9 94.6-97.0
Western NC 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 441 19 5.5 3.4- 9.0 422 94.5 91.0-96.6
Charlotte 440 18 4.1 2.4- 6.9 422 95.9 93.1-97.6
Greensboro 330 16 4.6 2.7- 7.8 314 95.4 92.2-97.3
Southern Regional 326 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 357 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Eastern 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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