2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 850 624 71.6 67.4-75.5 142 17.0 14.1-20.4 84 11.4 8.5-15.0
GENDER
Male 352 227 65.4 58.7-71.5 78 20.3 15.8-25.7 47 14.3 9.7-20.7
Female 498 397 76.9 71.4-81.6 64 14.2 10.6-18.8 37 8.9 5.8-13.4
AGE
18-34 141 104 74.5 65.3-81.9 21 12.8 7.9-20.1 16 12.7 7.3-21.2
35-44 117 *** *** *** 19 15.7 9.7-24.6 *** *** ***
45-54 143 95 66.9 57.2-75.4 34 25.2 17.6-34.8 14 7.8 4.4-13.6
55-64 173 117 64.2 54.3-73.0 32 22.6 15.3-32.1 24 13.2 8.1-20.7
65-74 177 136 77.2 67.7-84.5 27 14.8 8.8-23.8 *** *** ***
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 249 185 74.7 67.3-80.9 33 12.6 8.5-18.4 31 12.7 8.2-19.2
Some Post-H.S. 252 172 68.2 60.7-74.9 54 23.1 17.3-30.2 26 8.6 5.1-14.1
College Graduate 270 204 73.3 66.2-79.4 48 20.7 15.1-27.5 18 6.1 3.5-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 109 77.7 67.6-85.3 *** *** *** 19 14.8 8.6-24.1
$25,000- 34,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 119 *** *** *** 22 20.7 13.1-31.0 14 15.6 8.7-26.4
$50,000- 74,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 170 115 64.8 55.6-73.1 42 27.9 20.4-37.0 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 255 190 67.4 58.3-75.4 39 18.6 13.0-26.0 26 13.9 7.9-23.4
No 595 434 73.1 68.3-77.4 103 16.4 13.1-20.3 58 10.5 7.5-14.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 *** *** *** 28 26.1 17.3-37.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 731 543 72.2 67.5-76.3 114 15.7 12.7-19.3 74 12.1 9.0-16.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 287 206 69.2 62.1-75.5 52 19.2 14.3-25.3 29 11.6 7.3-18.0
Regional City or Suburban County 227 168 76.9 69.6-82.9 37 15.5 10.6-22.2 22 7.6 4.6-12.3
Rural 336 250 70.7 63.2-77.3 53 15.4 11.2-21.0 33 13.8 8.6-21.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 404 270 66.1 60.2-71.5 90 23.1 18.6-28.4 44 10.8 7.5-15.3
Unemployed 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 250 200 80.0 72.3-85.9 33 12.8 8.2-19.6 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 362 254 68.9 62.7-74.5 81 24.9 19.7-30.9 27 6.2 3.9- 9.8
HOUSING
Own 470 336 69.3 63.3-74.7 85 18.7 14.6-23.6 49 12.0 8.1-17.5
Rent 294 218 72.4 65.2-78.6 50 16.0 11.6-21.6 26 11.7 7.2-18.4
Other arrangement 82 67 80.5 68.4-88.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 354 253 70.1 63.4-76.0 58 16.2 11.9-21.6 43 13.8 9.4-19.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 231 180 76.5 68.2-83.2 35 14.9 10.1-21.4 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 265 191 69.0 61.5-75.6 49 19.4 14.3-25.7 25 11.7 7.2-18.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 144 107 73.8 64.2-81.6 21 13.8 8.5-21.7 16 12.4 7.1-20.7
2nd Quartile 200 141 68.1 59.3-75.7 36 17.9 12.7-24.7 23 14.0 8.2-23.0
3rd Quartile 309 235 76.6 70.1-82.1 50 17.4 12.5-23.7 24 6.0 3.7- 9.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 197 141 67.1 57.2-75.7 35 17.7 11.7-25.8 21 15.2 8.9-24.8

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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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