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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

In the past 12 months, have you gambled or played any games for money?

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly* Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,185 86 1.4 1.1- 1.8 335 5.8 5.1- 6.6 290 4.9 4.3- 5.6 717 12.3 11.3-13.3 4,757 75.6 74.3-76.9
-Piedmont NC 3,365 49 1.5 1.0- 2.0 168 5.7 4.8- 6.8 149 4.8 4.0- 5.8 399 12.7 11.4-14.1 2,600 75.3 73.5-77.0
GENDER
Male 1,413 22 1.4 0.8- 2.4 116 8.8 7.1-10.7 92 7.4 5.8- 9.3 188 13.9 11.9-16.2 995 68.5 65.6-71.4
Female 1,952 27 1.5 1.0- 2.3 52 3.0 2.2- 4.1 57 2.5 1.9- 3.4 211 11.6 10.0-13.5 1,605 81.4 79.2-83.4
RACE
White 2,380 36 1.4 0.9- 2.0 114 5.5 4.4- 6.8 101 4.8 3.8- 6.0 305 13.9 12.3-15.7 1,824 74.5 72.3-76.6
African American 671 *** *** *** 37 6.2 4.3- 8.8 34 4.8 3.3- 7.1 64 10.2 7.8-13.4 523 76.3 72.1-79.9
Other minorities 270 *** *** *** 16 6.4 3.7-11.0 *** *** *** 25 9.2 6.0-13.9 216 78.8 72.2-84.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 266 *** *** *** 19 6.6 4.1-10.5 *** *** *** 17 6.0 3.5-10.1 216 82.2 76.2-86.9
Non-Hispanic 3,075 48 1.6 1.1- 2.2 148 5.6 4.7- 6.7 135 4.8 3.9- 5.8 377 13.3 11.9-14.8 2,367 74.7 72.8-76.6
AGE
18-34 537 *** *** *** 21 4.1 2.6- 6.5 20 4.2 2.6- 6.7 70 12.2 9.5-15.5 417 77.9 73.7-81.5
35-54 1,026 *** *** *** 62 6.5 5.0- 8.5 63 6.2 4.8- 8.1 149 15.2 12.9-17.9 741 71.0 67.8-74.0
55-64 669 *** *** *** 46 8.8 6.5-11.9 29 4.6 3.1- 6.9 82 12.4 9.9-15.5 501 71.9 67.8-75.7
65-74 612 13 1.9 1.0- 3.3 27 4.4 3.0- 6.6 31 5.0 3.4- 7.4 58 9.7 7.4-12.7 483 79.0 75.2-82.4
75+ 469 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 38 9.5 6.6-13.3 412 85.7 81.2-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 417 *** *** *** 29 8.2 5.5-12.2 16 4.3 2.4- 7.6 27 7.2 4.8-10.7 340 78.8 73.6-83.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 857 15 1.9 1.1- 3.4 49 6.1 4.4- 8.4 34 4.2 2.9- 6.1 92 10.9 8.7-13.7 667 76.8 73.2-80.0
Some Post-H.S. 858 *** *** *** 44 5.6 4.0- 7.7 47 6.1 4.4- 8.4 104 13.7 11.1-16.7 651 73.6 69.9-76.9
College Graduate 1,219 17 1.6 0.9- 2.6 46 4.2 3.0- 5.8 52 4.2 3.1- 5.7 175 16.3 13.9-18.9 929 73.8 70.8-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 343 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 7.1 4.4-11.3 297 86.3 81.2-90.1
$15,000- 24,999 545 *** *** *** 30 6.3 4.2- 9.4 20 4.3 2.5- 7.3 44 8.3 6.0-11.5 442 79.5 75.1-83.4
$25,000- 34,999 305 *** *** *** 21 7.6 4.9-11.8 19 7.0 4.2-11.4 39 13.4 9.4-18.8 217 69.3 62.8-75.0
$35,000- 49,999 367 *** *** *** 24 8.0 5.0-12.4 22 6.7 4.1-10.7 44 12.3 8.7-17.1 272 71.7 65.6-77.1
$50,000+ 1,128 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8 65 6.5 4.9- 8.5 63 5.6 4.2- 7.4 198 18.6 16.1-21.5 783 67.6 64.2-70.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 888 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1 40 5.9 4.1- 8.3 38 4.4 3.0- 6.4 103 13.2 10.6-16.2 690 74.8 71.1-78.2
No 2,460 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 127 5.7 4.7- 6.9 111 5.0 4.0- 6.1 293 12.5 11.1-14.2 1,897 75.4 73.3-77.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 389 *** *** *** 25 8.2 5.2-12.7 19 6.8 4.1-11.3 62 18.0 13.8-23.1 271 64.5 58.4-70.2
Non-Veteran 2,973 37 1.3 0.9- 2.0 143 5.4 4.5- 6.5 130 4.6 3.7- 5.6 337 12.1 10.7-13.6 2,326 76.6 74.7-78.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,057 *** *** *** 53 5.5 4.0- 7.5 47 4.9 3.5- 6.8 113 11.1 9.0-13.7 827 76.5 73.2-79.6
No 2,308 32 1.3 0.9- 1.9 115 5.8 4.7- 7.1 102 4.8 3.8- 6.0 286 13.4 11.8-15.2 1,773 74.8 72.6-76.9

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*Yearly equals less than once per month.

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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