2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,053 190 19.1 16.1-22.5 863 80.9 77.5-83.9
-Eastern NC 381 92 28.0 22.3-34.4 289 72.0 65.6-77.7
GENDER
Male 218 59 31.4 23.8-40.2 159 68.6 59.8-76.2
Female 163 33 22.3 15.0-31.8 130 77.7 68.2-85.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 216 30 15.3 10.2-22.4 186 84.7 77.6-89.8
Non-Hispanic Black 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 13 18.5 10.4-30.8 64 81.5 69.2-89.6
55-64 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 137 36 27.2 19.0-37.4 101 72.8 62.6-81.0
College Graduate 114 18 15.7 9.3-25.3 96 84.3 74.7-90.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 270 58 24.9 18.7-32.3 212 75.1 67.7-81.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 320 82 31.0 24.5-38.2 238 69.0 61.8-75.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 234 56 23.9 17.7-31.4 178 76.1 68.6-82.3
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 60 *** *** *** 44 82.4 70.0-90.3
$75,000+ 116 16 15.7 8.9-26.2 100 84.3 73.8-91.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 204 38 17.8 12.2-25.3 166 82.2 74.7-87.8
HOUSING
Own 271 54 22.7 16.6-30.3 217 77.3 69.7-83.4
Rent 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 110 25 21.9 14.0-32.5 85 78.1 67.5-86.0
Rural 231 56 29.9 22.3-38.8 175 70.1 61.2-77.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 255 66 30.5 23.3-38.8 189 69.5 61.2-76.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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