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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 895 7 0.8 0.4- 1.8 44 5.3 3.7- 7.6 35 4.3 3.0- 6.2 91 11.0 8.8-13.7 718 78.5 75.1-81.6
GENDER
Male 380 *** *** *** 30 8.4 5.4-13.0 24 6.8 4.4-10.4 46 12.5 9.3-16.8 276 70.9 65.2-76.0
Female 515 *** *** *** 14 2.6 1.5- 4.7 *** *** *** 45 9.7 6.9-13.4 442 85.1 81.1-88.4
RACE
White 819 *** *** *** 39 4.9 3.3- 7.3 34 4.6 3.2- 6.7 82 11.1 8.8-14.0 657 78.4 74.8-81.6
Other minorities 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 17.4 10.9-26.5 76 73.5 63.6-81.6
35-54 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 6.4 3.6-11.3 25 10.6 7.0-15.7 159 75.6 68.3-81.7
55-64 203 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 11.1 7.0-17.0 166 81.5 74.7-86.8
65-74 217 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 6.3 3.8-10.4 180 83.4 77.5-88.0
75+ 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 131 84.2 76.3-89.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 108 89.6 82.0-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 10.8 7.1-16.1 207 76.3 69.1-82.2
Some Post-H.S. 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 13.3 9.0-19.3 192 78.4 71.7-83.9
College Graduate 273 *** *** *** 15 4.9 2.9- 8.2 14 6.0 3.3-10.5 33 14.9 10.5-20.9 208 73.2 66.7-78.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 144 80.3 70.4-87.5
$25,000- 34,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 17.5 11.6-25.6 98 74.0 64.9-81.4
$50,000+ 222 *** *** *** 18 8.6 5.0-14.4 *** *** *** 26 11.3 7.5-16.6 168 75.7 68.5-81.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 8.0 5.2-12.2 239 82.4 76.8-86.9
No 600 *** *** *** 31 5.6 3.6- 8.7 25 4.8 3.2- 7.3 66 12.4 9.6-15.9 475 76.7 72.3-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.1 7.0-20.2 100 70.6 61.0-78.8
Non-Veteran 759 *** *** *** 32 4.8 3.1- 7.4 27 4.0 2.6- 6.0 77 10.8 8.5-13.7 618 79.7 76.0-83.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 725 *** *** *** 33 5.2 3.4- 7.9 29 4.3 2.9- 6.4 71 10.9 8.5-13.8 587 79.0 75.2-82.3
No 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 11.7 7.0-19.1 131 76.0 67.4-82.9

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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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