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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 1,414 208 15.4 13.3-17.8 1,206 84.6 82.2-86.7
-Piedmont NC 761 112 14.7 12.0-17.9 649 85.3 82.1-88.0
GENDER
Male 417 65 16.1 12.4-20.7 352 83.9 79.3-87.6
Female 344 47 12.6 9.2-17.0 297 87.4 83.0-90.8
RACE
White 554 47 8.1 5.8-11.1 507 91.9 88.9-94.2
African American 147 46 32.1 24.0-41.5 101 67.9 58.5-76.0
Other minorities 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 705 92 13.2 10.5-16.4 613 86.8 83.6-89.5
AGE
18-34 119 21 16.4 10.5-24.6 98 83.6 75.4-89.5
35-54 284 40 12.5 8.9-17.3 244 87.5 82.7-91.1
55-64 166 28 18.1 12.3-25.8 138 81.9 74.2-87.7
65-74 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 41 20.3 14.7-27.4 148 79.7 72.6-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 206 21 8.6 5.4-13.5 185 91.4 86.5-94.6
College Graduate 289 20 5.4 3.4- 8.5 269 94.6 91.5-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 103 29 30.5 21.2-41.7 74 69.5 58.3-78.8
$25,000- 34,999 87 20 22.2 13.8-33.7 67 77.8 66.3-86.2
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 343 23 6.9 4.3-10.8 320 93.1 89.2-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 196 26 13.7 9.0-20.3 170 86.3 79.7-91.0
No 561 86 15.1 12.0-18.9 475 84.9 81.1-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 19 19.5 11.8-30.4 99 80.5 69.6-88.2
Non-Veteran 643 93 13.9 11.1-17.1 550 86.1 82.9-88.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 229 44 19.2 13.8-26.0 185 80.8 74.0-86.2
No 532 68 12.9 10.0-16.6 464 87.1 83.4-90.0

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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 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.

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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