2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-50 dollars More than 50 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 892 496 55.1 50.9-59.1 166 18.4 15.6-21.7 111 13.4 10.7-16.6 64 7.6 5.7-10.1 55 5.5 4.0- 7.5
GENDER
Male 473 240 49.9 44.2-55.6 88 17.9 14.2-22.4 64 15.1 11.2-19.9 39 9.0 6.2-12.8 42 8.1 5.7-11.4
Female 419 256 61.5 55.5-67.1 78 19.0 14.8-24.1 47 11.3 8.0-15.6 25 5.9 3.7- 9.4 13 2.3 1.2- 4.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 635 362 56.6 51.7-61.3 119 18.9 15.5-22.8 83 14.4 11.2-18.3 38 5.5 3.8- 7.9 33 4.7 3.1- 7.1
Non-Hispanic Black 156 89 53.2 43.5-62.6 25 15.5 9.8-23.5 12 9.3 4.5-18.1 20 15.7 9.5-25.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 152 72 50.9 41.6-60.1 16 11.1 6.6-18.3 24 16.8 10.7-25.4 16 11.2 6.4-18.9 24 10.0 6.3-15.5
35-44 118 *** *** *** 20 17.1 10.4-26.7 15 14.7 8.3-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 195 101 53.2 44.5-61.6 48 25.0 18.4-33.1 26 11.8 7.5-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 202 125 61.7 53.0-69.8 40 19.9 14.0-27.5 19 10.9 6.3-18.3 13 4.7 2.4- 8.8 *** *** ***
65-74 152 80 47.5 37.7-57.5 30 19.6 13.2-28.2 22 14.9 9.0-23.5 12 10.6 5.6-19.2 *** *** ***
75+ 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 *** *** *** 13 18.1 10.0-30.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 207 121 57.6 49.1-65.6 44 21.3 15.3-28.8 24 11.7 7.4-18.0 *** *** *** 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 281 152 53.0 45.7-60.1 57 18.1 13.5-23.8 37 16.0 11.2-22.4 20 7.3 4.4-11.7 15 5.6 3.2- 9.8
College Graduate 335 183 54.2 47.6-60.7 52 16.8 12.2-22.6 42 11.2 7.8-15.8 31 10.6 6.8-16.0 27 7.3 4.7-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 106 *** *** *** 20 16.9 10.2-26.7 11 8.3 4.1-16.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 126 *** *** *** 21 17.8 11.1-27.4 18 12.8 7.3-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 138 79 59.9 49.8-69.2 25 17.8 11.4-26.6 16 11.6 6.7-19.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 276 139 49.6 42.4-56.8 53 18.3 13.5-24.3 38 14.3 9.8-20.4 21 10.6 6.7-16.5 25 7.2 4.6-11.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 115 *** *** *** 22 19.6 12.1-30.1 17 18.4 10.6-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 268 161 60.0 52.2-67.4 49 17.4 12.7-23.5 33 12.5 8.2-18.5 18 6.8 4.0-11.2 *** *** ***
No 621 334 53.3 48.5-58.1 116 18.7 15.3-22.7 78 13.8 10.6-17.7 45 7.8 5.4-11.0 48 6.4 4.7- 8.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 87 57.4 47.2-67.1 27 13.9 8.9-21.0 20 12.4 7.3-20.3 12 9.8 5.0-18.3 11 6.4 3.3-12.1
Non-Veteran 735 409 54.6 50.1-59.1 139 19.3 16.0-23.0 91 13.5 10.6-17.1 52 7.2 5.2- 9.9 44 5.4 3.8- 7.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 208 108 50.6 42.6-58.6 35 16.8 11.7-23.4 33 16.4 11.4-23.0 18 10.9 6.6-17.4 14 5.3 3.0- 9.3
Regional City or Suburban County 208 110 55.7 47.4-63.6 48 21.3 15.7-28.3 25 11.2 6.8-18.0 13 7.5 4.2-13.1 12 4.3 2.2- 8.1
Rural 476 278 57.6 51.7-63.3 83 17.6 13.7-22.4 53 12.7 9.0-17.7 33 5.5 3.6- 8.4 29 6.5 4.1-10.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 543 292 54.4 49.2-59.4 102 19.1 15.4-23.4 78 14.1 10.8-18.1 33 6.3 4.2- 9.5 38 6.1 4.3- 8.7
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 209 123 55.6 46.8-64.0 38 19.0 13.2-26.5 19 10.0 5.9-16.4 18 8.8 4.9-15.1 11 6.6 2.9-14.6
Unable to Work 82 *** *** *** 17 17.7 10.1-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 111 *** *** *** 22 19.5 12.2-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 545 291 53.5 48.3-58.7 103 18.9 15.2-23.1 70 12.9 9.7-16.8 41 8.4 5.9-12.0 40 6.3 4.4- 8.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 115 *** *** *** 22 19.6 12.1-30.1 17 18.4 10.6-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 189 108 54.6 45.0-63.9 34 20.6 13.8-29.6 14 6.9 3.3-14.2 18 9.0 5.0-15.9 15 8.8 4.8-15.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 378 209 55.6 49.3-61.7 70 18.3 14.2-23.4 54 14.0 10.1-19.1 23 6.4 3.9-10.3 22 5.6 3.5- 9.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 325 179 54.6 47.9-61.0 62 17.8 13.4-23.1 43 14.9 10.7-20.4 23 8.5 5.4-13.2 18 4.2 2.5- 7.1

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*Asked of respondents who reported they gambled or played any games for money.

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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