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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 1,442 57 4.1 3.0- 5.4 1,385 95.9 94.6-97.0
GENDER
Male 724 32 4.0 2.7- 5.8 692 96.0 94.2-97.3
Female 718 25 4.2 2.7- 6.5 693 95.8 93.5-97.3
RACE
White 1,028 30 3.0 2.0- 4.4 998 97.0 95.6-98.0
African American 317 21 7.0 4.3-11.2 296 93.0 88.8-95.7
Other minorities 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,369 55 4.1 3.1- 5.6 1,314 95.9 94.4-96.9
AGE
18-34 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 565 26 4.0 2.6- 6.0 539 96.0 94.0-97.4
55-64 326 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 383 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 463 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5 445 96.1 93.5-97.7
College Graduate 478 15 3.7 2.2- 6.2 463 96.3 93.8-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 556 19 3.2 1.9- 5.2 537 96.8 94.8-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 327 21 6.9 4.1-11.2 306 93.1 88.8-95.9
No 1,113 36 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,077 96.6 95.1-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,206 52 4.3 3.2- 5.9 1,154 95.7 94.1-96.8

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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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