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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 2,571 105 4.6 3.7- 5.8 2,466 95.4 94.2-96.3
GENDER
Male 1,273 66 5.5 4.2- 7.3 1,207 94.5 92.7-95.8
Female 1,298 39 3.4 2.3- 4.8 1,259 96.6 95.2-97.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,161 78 3.9 3.0- 5.0 2,083 96.1 95.0-97.0
No 406 27 7.9 5.1-11.9 379 92.1 88.1-94.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 651 23 4.3 2.7- 6.8 628 95.7 93.2-97.3
Overweight 922 32 4.0 2.7- 5.8 890 96.0 94.2-97.3
Obese 847 44 5.6 3.9- 8.0 803 94.4 92.0-96.1
Current Smoker
No 1,956 62 3.4 2.6- 4.6 1,894 96.6 95.4-97.4
Yes 605 42 8.0 5.7-11.3 563 92.0 88.7-94.3
History of CVD**
Yes 268 19 9.0 5.3-14.9 249 91.0 85.1-94.7
No 2,286 84 4.2 3.3- 5.4 2,202 95.8 94.6-96.7
Binge Drinker
No 2,122 74 3.7 2.8- 4.8 2,048 96.3 95.2-97.2
Yes 379 25 8.0 5.1-12.2 354 92.0 87.8-94.9
Heavy Drinker
No 2,342 87 4.0 3.1- 5.1 2,255 96.0 94.9-96.9
Yes 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,335 91 4.2 3.3- 5.3 2,244 95.8 94.7-96.7
Current Asthma
Yes 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,363 99 4.7 3.7- 5.9 2,264 95.3 94.1-96.3
Diabetes
Yes 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,252 94 4.7 3.7- 6.0 2,158 95.3 94.0-96.3
Disability
Yes 633 36 6.4 4.3- 9.4 597 93.6 90.6-95.7
No 1,934 69 4.2 3.2- 5.5 1,865 95.8 94.5-96.8
Housing Stress***
Yes 390 28 8.5 5.6-12.7 362 91.5 87.3-94.4
No 2,181 77 3.9 3.0- 5.1 2,104 96.1 94.9-97.0

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

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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