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2018 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 913 146 16.0 13.2-19.3 767 84.0 80.7-86.8
-Piedmont NC 375 59 15.9 12.1-20.6 316 84.1 79.4-87.9
GENDER
Male 198 27 13.0 8.5-19.3 171 87.0 80.7-91.5
Female 177 32 19.6 13.7-27.2 145 80.4 72.8-86.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 252 24 8.7 5.6-13.1 228 91.3 86.9-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 84 13 14.1 7.9-23.9 71 85.9 76.1-92.1
55-64 86 17 20.1 12.3-30.9 69 79.9 69.1-87.7
65-74 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 82 18 21.3 13.1-32.6 64 78.7 67.4-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 110 15 13.8 8.1-22.6 95 86.2 77.4-91.9
College Graduate 154 17 11.4 6.5-19.2 137 88.6 80.8-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 68 13 17.6 9.7-29.9 55 82.4 70.1-90.3
$75,000+ 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 275 31 10.7 7.2-15.6 244 89.3 84.4-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 324 49 15.3 11.3-20.3 275 84.7 79.7-88.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 185 33 20.1 14.0-27.9 152 79.9 72.1-86.0
Regional City or Suburban County 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 99 20 19.1 11.9-29.1 79 80.9 70.9-88.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 236 29 11.5 7.7-16.9 207 88.5 83.1-92.3
Unemployed 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 241 30 12.5 8.5-18.0 211 87.5 82.0-91.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 174 23 11.6 7.3-17.8 151 88.4 82.2-92.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 176 31 19.8 13.8-27.6 145 80.2 72.4-86.2

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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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