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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 1,432 241 16.8 14.5-19.3 1,191 83.2 80.7-85.5
GENDER
Male 717 106 15.0 12.0-18.6 611 85.0 81.4-88.0
Female 715 135 19.1 15.9-22.9 580 80.9 77.1-84.1
RACE
White 1,017 125 12.8 10.4-15.6 892 87.2 84.4-89.6
African American 317 95 27.8 22.2-34.1 222 72.2 65.9-77.8
Other minorities 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,359 229 16.5 14.2-19.1 1,130 83.5 80.9-85.8
AGE
18-34 231 44 18.6 13.7-24.9 187 81.4 75.1-86.3
35-54 563 101 17.4 13.9-21.5 462 82.6 78.5-86.1
55-64 327 61 18.4 14.0-23.8 266 81.6 76.2-86.0
65-74 215 30 10.9 6.8-16.9 185 89.1 83.1-93.2
75+ 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 27 18.5 12.1-27.1 90 81.5 72.9-87.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 380 81 20.7 16.0-26.3 299 79.3 73.7-84.0
Some Post-H.S. 459 81 17.6 13.8-22.2 378 82.4 77.8-86.2
College Graduate 474 52 11.3 8.1-15.5 422 88.7 84.5-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 27 18.6 11.8-28.1 93 81.4 71.9-88.2
$15,000- 24,999 219 61 30.0 22.9-38.2 158 70.0 61.8-77.1
$25,000- 34,999 160 30 18.8 12.5-27.3 130 81.2 72.7-87.5
$35,000- 49,999 233 50 22.6 16.2-30.5 183 77.4 69.5-83.8
$50,000+ 552 50 9.3 6.8-12.6 502 90.7 87.4-93.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 73 23.1 18.0-29.2 250 76.9 70.8-82.0
No 1,107 167 15.3 12.9-18.1 940 84.7 81.9-87.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 230 28 12.2 7.8-18.6 202 87.8 81.4-92.2
Non-Veteran 1,202 213 17.5 15.0-20.3 989 82.5 79.7-85.0

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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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