2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

In the past 12 months, have you gambled or played any games for money?

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly* Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,489 164 3.6 3.0- 4.3 217 5.1 4.3- 6.0 228 5.1 4.4- 6.0 444 10.5 9.4-11.6 3,436 75.8 74.2-77.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 850 42 4.6 3.1- 6.6 67 9.5 6.9-13.0 50 5.7 4.0- 8.1 67 8.3 6.3-11.0 624 71.9 67.7-75.7
GENDER
Male 353 25 5.6 3.4- 9.0 41 12.7 8.4-18.6 30 8.5 5.4-13.1 30 8.2 5.4-12.2 227 65.1 58.4-71.2
Female 497 *** *** *** 26 6.8 4.1-11.1 20 3.4 1.9- 5.9 37 8.4 5.7-12.3 397 77.7 72.3-82.3
AGE
18-34 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 7.4 4.1-13.1 104 73.9 64.7-81.4
35-44 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 143 *** *** *** 17 11.6 6.7-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 95 67.0 57.3-75.5
55-64 173 *** *** *** 21 12.5 7.6-19.8 *** *** *** 15 11.4 6.4-19.6 117 64.2 54.3-73.0
65-74 176 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 136 80.4 72.4-86.5
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 *** *** *** 20 7.6 4.4-12.9 *** *** *** 15 7.2 4.0-12.6 185 74.6 67.3-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 249 *** *** *** 23 10.6 6.5-17.0 16 4.9 2.8- 8.6 22 9.0 5.5-14.3 172 69.7 62.2-76.3
College Graduate 272 *** *** *** 17 5.9 3.4-10.0 15 6.5 3.6-11.5 27 11.8 7.6-17.9 204 72.1 65.0-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 77.7 67.6-85.3
$25,000- 34,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 171 *** *** *** 15 9.5 5.4-16.2 *** *** *** 22 14.9 9.3-23.0 115 64.2 55.0-72.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 254 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 8.1 4.7-13.5 *** *** *** 190 68.2 59.0-76.1
No 596 27 3.5 2.2- 5.5 51 9.4 6.7-13.1 28 4.9 3.1- 7.8 56 9.0 6.6-12.2 434 73.2 68.4-77.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 81 68.6 57.4-77.9
Non-Veteran 732 31 3.6 2.3- 5.6 57 10.0 7.1-13.9 43 5.9 4.0- 8.6 58 8.1 6.0-11.0 543 72.3 67.7-76.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 286 *** *** *** 26 9.5 5.9-15.0 19 7.1 4.1-12.2 24 10.0 6.4-15.3 206 69.8 62.8-76.1
Regional City or Suburban County 228 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 11.3 7.3-17.2 168 76.3 68.9-82.3
Rural 336 20 5.1 2.9- 8.8 29 13.7 8.4-21.5 20 6.0 3.5-10.1 17 4.1 2.3- 7.3 250 71.1 63.5-77.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 403 22 5.1 3.1- 8.1 40 9.5 6.6-13.4 28 7.8 5.0-12.0 43 11.2 8.0-15.4 270 66.5 60.7-71.9
Unemployed 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 250 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 200 80.0 72.3-85.9
Unable to Work 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 361 22 6.5 3.9-10.6 27 7.0 4.5-10.7 21 5.7 3.5- 9.1 37 11.4 7.9-16.2 254 69.5 63.3-75.0
HOUSING
Own 471 21 4.1 2.3- 7.1 46 12.2 8.3-17.7 31 5.2 3.4- 7.8 37 8.9 6.1-12.9 336 69.6 63.6-74.9
Rent 293 16 5.5 3.0- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 8.7 5.6-13.3 218 72.7 65.5-78.8
Other arrangement 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 67 80.5 68.4-88.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 355 23 5.3 3.1- 8.9 30 11.6 7.6-17.4 22 5.9 3.5- 9.9 27 7.2 4.5-11.2 253 70.0 63.4-75.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 6.9 4.0-11.7 180 76.4 68.1-83.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 264 *** *** *** 24 9.6 5.8-15.4 *** *** *** 23 10.4 6.6-16.0 191 69.7 62.2-76.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 144 *** *** *** 16 11.8 6.7-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 107 73.8 64.2-81.6
2nd Quartile 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 11.8 7.6-17.9 141 68.3 59.5-75.9
3rd Quartile 309 *** *** *** 21 6.4 3.9-10.4 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 23 7.5 4.5-12.1 235 77.3 71.0-82.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 198 *** *** *** 17 13.8 7.7-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 141 67.0 57.2-75.6

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*Yearly equals less than once per month.

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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