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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your 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
-Western NC 309 34 13.7 9.4-19.6 275 86.3 80.4-90.6
GENDER
Male 154 16 11.7 6.8-19.5 138 88.3 80.5-93.2
Female 155 18 16.3 9.6-26.3 137 83.7 73.7-90.4
RACE
White 250 23 10.8 6.8-16.8 227 89.2 83.2-93.2
Other minorities 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 298 32 13.0 8.8-18.9 266 87.0 81.1-91.2
AGE
18-34 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 96 15 17.9 10.0-30.0 81 82.1 70.0-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 218 19 12.5 7.7-19.5 199 87.5 80.5-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 257 29 13.7 9.0-20.2 228 86.3 79.8-91.0

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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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