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2014 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 1,424 41 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,383 96.6 95.2-97.6
GENDER
Male 765 32 4.7 3.1- 6.9 733 95.3 93.1-96.9
Female 659 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,257 30 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,227 97.3 95.9-98.2
No 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 344 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 533 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5 517 96.8 94.5-98.2
Obese 469 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 322 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,097 28 2.9 2.0- 4.4 1,069 97.1 95.6-98.0
History of CVD**
Yes 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,248 40 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,208 96.3 94.8-97.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,155 28 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,127 97.2 95.8-98.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,300 33 2.9 1.9- 4.2 1,267 97.1 95.8-98.1
COPD
Yes 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,300 40 3.6 2.5- 5.1 1,260 96.4 94.9-97.5
Current Asthma
Yes 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,318 40 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,278 96.4 94.9-97.4
Diabetes
Yes 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,252 37 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,215 96.7 95.2-97.7
Disability
Yes 377 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,039 27 3.1 2.0- 4.8 1,012 96.9 95.2-98.0
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 440 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 984 35 3.8 2.6- 5.5 949 96.2 94.5-97.4

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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.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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