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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina 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 1,424 41 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,383 96.6 95.2-97.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 166 *** *** *** 164 98.5 94.1-99.6
Region 3 105 *** *** *** 101 94.9 85.0-98.4
Region 4 296 *** *** *** 287 96.1 92.2-98.1
Region 5 210 *** *** *** 205 97.7 94.3-99.1
Region 6 110 *** *** *** 106 97.7 93.8-99.2
Region 7 212 *** *** *** 205 95.8 90.9-98.2
Region 8 203 *** *** *** 195 95.2 88.9-98.0
Region 9 & 10 122 *** *** *** 120 97.3 89.6-99.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 484 15 4.0 2.2- 7.2 469 96.0 92.8-97.8
Piedmont 764 23 3.4 2.2- 5.4 741 96.6 94.6-97.8
Western NC 176 *** *** *** 173 98.2 94.3-99.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 117 *** *** *** 117 100 . - .
Northwest 215 *** *** *** 207 94.4 88.3-97.5
Charlotte 228 *** *** *** 221 96.9 93.4-98.5
Greensboro 170 *** *** *** 165 97.3 93.2-98.9
Southern Regional 124 *** *** *** 118 95.2 88.6-98.1
Southeast 148 *** *** *** 143 97.1 91.8-99.0
Wake 213 *** *** *** 207 96.6 92.0-98.6
Area L & Eastern 209 *** *** *** 205 97.1 92.2-99.0

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

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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