2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

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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%)
TOTAL 3,390 91 2.4 1.8- 3.2 210 5.9 5.0- 6.9 215 6.1 5.2- 7.1 385 12.4 11.1-14.0 2,489 73.2 71.3-75.1
GENDER
Male 1,517 57 3.6 2.5- 5.1 127 8.0 6.5- 9.9 109 6.7 5.3- 8.4 182 13.7 11.6-16.2 1,042 68.0 64.9-70.9
Female 1,873 34 1.4 0.9- 2.1 83 4.0 3.1- 5.2 106 5.6 4.4- 7.0 203 11.3 9.6-13.3 1,447 77.7 75.3-80.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,290 65 2.4 1.8- 3.3 134 5.8 4.7- 7.1 148 6.2 5.1- 7.6 296 14.4 12.6-16.4 1,647 71.1 68.7-73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 646 15 2.2 1.2- 4.1 49 7.1 5.1-10.0 41 6.4 4.5- 9.1 50 8.3 6.0-11.4 491 75.9 71.6-79.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.3 7.4-22.7 86 77.0 66.7-84.8
Hispanic 229 *** *** *** 17 4.7 2.6- 8.2 *** *** *** 17 7.9 4.5-13.4 182 82.1 75.4-87.2
AGE
18-34 581 *** *** *** 32 5.0 3.4- 7.4 40 6.5 4.6- 9.1 73 12.7 9.9-16.3 426 74.0 69.7-77.9
35-44 420 13 2.5 1.3- 4.8 26 6.3 4.0- 9.8 25 6.4 3.9-10.3 55 13.2 9.8-17.5 301 71.6 66.1-76.5
45-54 585 28 3.5 2.2- 5.7 31 5.0 3.2- 7.7 56 9.3 6.8-12.6 79 15.3 11.9-19.3 391 66.9 62.0-71.5
55-64 646 14 2.3 1.2- 4.3 56 8.4 6.1-11.5 39 5.3 3.7- 7.7 94 16.2 12.7-20.3 443 67.8 63.1-72.3
65-74 687 16 3.1 1.6- 5.8 43 5.9 4.1- 8.3 41 4.4 3.0- 6.4 55 7.9 5.7-10.7 532 78.7 74.6-82.4
75+ 427 *** *** *** 21 4.4 2.5- 7.4 12 2.8 1.4- 5.2 24 4.1 2.5- 6.5 361 87.4 83.3-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 *** *** *** 20 5.7 3.5- 9.2 19 5.2 3.1- 8.7 24 7.7 4.7-12.3 306 80.1 74.5-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 832 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6 52 5.1 3.6- 7.2 51 5.1 3.6- 7.1 78 10.8 8.4-13.8 625 76.1 72.3-79.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 21 2.3 1.3- 4.0 76 6.9 5.3- 9.0 69 7.4 5.6- 9.8 116 12.6 10.2-15.5 733 70.7 67.1-74.2
College Graduate 1,165 37 2.6 1.7- 3.9 62 5.3 3.8- 7.3 76 5.7 4.4- 7.5 167 16.5 14.0-19.3 823 69.9 66.6-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 *** *** *** 12 3.3 1.4- 7.9 15 5.4 2.8-10.2 16 5.6 3.2- 9.9 254 84.1 77.9-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 509 *** *** *** 27 4.8 3.1- 7.5 32 5.9 3.8- 8.9 38 8.5 5.5-12.8 405 80.1 75.2-84.3
$25,000- 34,999 295 *** *** *** 16 4.7 2.4- 8.8 25 6.9 4.4-10.7 31 10.7 6.8-16.4 216 76.0 69.5-81.5
$35,000- 49,999 404 *** *** *** 34 8.0 5.2-12.1 30 6.4 4.1-10.0 55 16.1 11.8-21.4 276 67.9 61.8-73.4
$50,000-74,999 449 20 3.5 2.0- 6.0 33 7.5 5.1-10.9 30 6.8 4.5-10.1 57 14.6 10.7-19.6 309 67.6 61.9-72.9
$75,000+ 795 30 4.4 2.8- 6.8 59 7.3 5.3- 9.9 56 7.0 5.0- 9.7 135 17.4 14.5-20.8 515 63.9 59.7-67.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 635 *** *** *** 29 3.8 2.5- 5.8 27 4.2 2.7- 6.5 53 8.7 6.3-11.9 516 81.9 77.9-85.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,148 22 2.0 1.1- 3.8 70 5.6 4.2- 7.5 74 5.8 4.3- 7.6 102 10.2 8.0-12.9 880 76.5 73.0-79.6
No 2,232 68 2.5 1.9- 3.4 140 6.0 4.9- 7.3 141 6.2 5.1- 7.6 281 13.5 11.8-15.3 1,602 71.8 69.4-74.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 463 17 4.8 2.5- 9.2 45 9.8 6.8-14.0 42 8.2 5.7-11.7 50 12.9 9.0-18.2 309 64.2 58.1-69.9
Non-Veteran 2,929 74 2.1 1.6- 2.8 165 5.3 4.4- 6.4 173 5.8 4.8- 6.9 335 12.4 10.9-14.0 2,182 74.4 72.3-76.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 794 19 2.1 1.3- 3.6 41 4.5 3.1- 6.4 41 5.0 3.4- 7.2 109 14.3 11.6-17.4 584 74.1 70.4-77.5
Regional City or Suburban County 790 21 2.6 1.5- 4.5 52 7.4 5.4-10.1 48 5.6 4.0- 7.9 93 12.3 9.7-15.4 576 72.0 68.0-75.7
Rural 1,808 51 2.4 1.6- 3.6 117 5.8 4.6- 7.2 126 7.1 5.7- 8.7 183 11.3 9.4-13.5 1,331 73.4 70.6-76.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,658 58 2.9 2.1- 4.1 126 7.1 5.8- 8.7 127 7.4 6.0- 9.0 239 15.2 13.2-17.4 1,108 67.4 64.6-70.1
Unemployed 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 81.3 71.2-88.4
Retired 1,045 22 2.3 1.3- 4.2 59 5.2 3.8- 7.1 47 3.6 2.5- 5.1 84 7.8 6.0-10.0 833 81.1 77.9-83.9
Unable to Work 356 *** *** *** 19 5.7 3.2- 9.9 24 6.3 3.8-10.4 32 10.9 6.9-17.0 275 76.0 69.3-81.7
Other not in Labor Force 217 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 11.0 6.6-17.8 182 82.4 75.0-87.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 85.3 74.5-92.0
50% to 100% 248 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 5.6 2.8-10.7 19 6.7 3.5-12.3 203 83.1 76.3-88.3
101% to 150% 495 *** *** *** 29 5.1 3.1- 8.3 40 7.8 5.4-11.1 32 8.2 5.3-12.4 386 78.0 72.9-82.4
151% to 200% 235 *** *** *** 15 5.2 2.8- 9.4 22 7.9 4.7-12.9 18 8.8 4.7-15.7 175 76.5 68.9-82.7
More than 200% 1,671 62 3.7 2.6- 5.0 125 7.5 6.1- 9.3 109 6.3 4.9- 7.9 255 16.8 14.6-19.2 1,120 65.8 62.9-68.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 635 *** *** *** 29 3.8 2.5- 5.8 27 4.2 2.7- 6.5 53 8.7 6.3-11.9 516 81.9 77.9-85.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 732 22 2.2 1.3- 4.0 49 6.4 4.5- 9.2 49 6.7 4.7- 9.5 69 11.0 8.2-14.7 543 73.6 69.0-77.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,440 44 2.7 1.8- 4.1 92 6.4 5.0- 8.1 86 6.2 4.8- 8.0 165 12.6 10.5-15.0 1,053 72.1 69.1-74.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,220 25 2.1 1.3- 3.3 69 5.0 3.8- 6.7 80 5.7 4.3- 7.4 151 12.8 10.6-15.2 895 74.4 71.4-77.3

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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 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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