2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Gambling

Gambling Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Gambling Low-Risk Gambling Problem Gambling
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,485 3,436 75.7 74.1-77.2 823 18.8 17.5-20.2 226 5.5 4.6- 6.5
-Eastern NC 1,658 1,277 76.0 73.2-78.5 275 16.6 14.5-19.0 106 7.4 5.8- 9.3
GENDER
Male 733 515 68.9 64.4-73.0 153 20.7 17.3-24.6 65 10.4 7.7-13.9
Female 925 762 82.5 79.1-85.4 122 12.9 10.4-15.9 41 4.6 3.2- 6.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 995 779 77.3 73.9-80.4 176 18.4 15.6-21.7 40 4.2 2.9- 6.1
Non-Hispanic Black 402 289 70.2 64.0-75.6 64 15.0 11.3-19.7 49 14.8 10.6-20.4
Other 261 209 82.6 76.1-87.6 35 10.6 7.1-15.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 252 186 74.1 67.2-80.0 42 16.9 12.1-23.1 24 9.0 5.7-14.0
35-44 230 171 76.3 69.8-81.9 39 16.9 12.2-23.0 20 6.7 4.0-11.0
45-54 257 180 67.3 60.0-73.8 62 26.1 20.1-33.2 15 6.6 3.8-11.3
55-64 327 245 75.6 69.2-81.0 57 14.5 10.9-19.0 25 9.9 5.9-16.1
65-74 341 268 78.5 72.5-83.5 55 15.8 11.6-21.1 18 5.7 3.2-10.1
75+ 221 199 87.8 79.6-93.0 19 8.6 5.1-14.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 133 84.6 75.3-90.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 466 358 76.6 71.3-81.2 73 15.5 11.8-20.1 35 7.9 5.1-11.9
Some Post-H.S. 519 382 72.7 67.7-77.2 97 19.4 15.5-23.9 40 7.9 5.5-11.4
College Graduate 509 395 75.4 70.4-79.8 91 19.7 15.6-24.5 23 4.9 3.1- 7.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 547 436 76.8 71.7-81.2 73 14.5 11.1-18.6 38 8.7 5.7-13.0
No 1,108 838 75.6 72.3-78.7 202 17.6 14.9-20.5 68 6.8 5.1- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 198 73.0 65.7-79.3 51 23.5 17.6-30.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,397 1,077 76.5 73.5-79.2 224 15.5 13.2-18.0 96 8.1 6.3-10.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 809 575 70.4 66.3-74.1 171 21.8 18.5-25.6 63 7.8 5.8-10.5
Unemployed 96 73 80.6 70.6-87.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 507 420 82.5 77.6-86.6 67 11.7 8.8-15.4 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 158 133 81.7 71.9-88.6 17 11.2 6.5-18.6 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 253 190 71.1 62.9-78.1 37 13.3 9.0-19.2 26 15.6 10.0-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 145 102 70.6 60.2-79.2 29 19.4 12.9-28.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 193 155 74.7 65.9-81.9 25 14.3 9.4-21.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 214 154 71.2 62.6-78.4 43 23.3 16.5-31.9 17 5.5 3.1- 9.4
$75,000+ 411 295 71.0 65.3-76.2 97 23.9 19.2-29.4 19 5.0 2.9- 8.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 167 140 84.4 75.3-90.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 199 146 65.1 55.9-73.4 24 12.4 8.0-18.8 29 22.4 15.2-31.8
151% to 200% 156 117 77.7 68.3-85.0 29 15.1 9.9-22.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 768 564 71.6 67.4-75.6 162 22.9 19.3-27.0 42 5.4 3.7- 7.8
HOUSING
Own 1,165 894 75.5 72.1-78.5 205 18.1 15.5-21.1 66 6.4 4.7- 8.7
Rent 358 274 76.3 70.4-81.4 54 12.9 9.6-17.1 30 10.8 7.1-16.2
Other arrangement 123 99 81.0 70.5-88.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 162 122 72.8 63.7-80.4 29 17.9 11.9-26.0 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 469 359 78.1 73.3-82.3 81 16.4 12.7-20.8 29 5.5 3.6- 8.4
Rural 1,027 796 75.3 71.6-78.6 165 16.6 13.8-19.7 66 8.1 6.0-11.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,073 818 75.0 71.4-78.2 178 16.5 13.9-19.6 77 8.5 6.4-11.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 236 189 79.8 73.0-85.3 37 14.9 10.4-20.7 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 349 270 76.2 70.2-81.4 60 18.1 13.5-23.8 19 5.7 3.4- 9.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 307 243 78.3 72.2-83.3 46 14.6 10.6-19.7 18 7.2 4.2-11.9
2nd Quartile 191 143 75.0 66.7-81.7 40 21.3 15.0-29.4 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 537 418 79.4 75.2-83.1 83 13.3 10.5-16.8 36 7.2 4.9-10.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 623 473 71.5 66.1-76.4 106 19.2 15.2-23.9 44 9.3 6.2-13.7

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*Those who report no gambling in the past 12 months form the first category No Gambling.
Gamblers who answer No to Q3 and Q4 and Q5 of the Gambling module are in the Low-Risk Gambling category.
The remainder are gamblers who answer Yes to Q3 or Q4 or Q5 of the Gambling module and are in the Problem Gambling category.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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