2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever lied to family members or friends about how much you gamble or how much
money you have lost gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,057 38 4.0 2.5- 6.5 1,019 96.0 93.5-97.5
GENDER
Male 587 23 4.3 2.2- 8.5 564 95.7 91.5-97.8
Female 470 15 3.6 1.9- 6.5 455 96.4 93.5-98.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 685 12 2.0 1.0- 4.0 673 98.0 96.0-99.0
Non-Hispanic Black 228 17 8.3 3.7-17.7 211 91.7 82.3-96.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 63 *** *** *** 55 88.7 77.7-94.7
AGE
18-34 182 *** *** *** 175 96.7 92.0-98.7
35-44 158 *** *** *** 151 92.9 78.2-98.0
45-54 226 *** *** *** 217 97.1 94.3-98.5
55-64 219 *** *** *** 215 96.7 89.6-99.0
65-74 192 *** *** *** 182 94.8 89.8-97.5
75+ 63 *** *** *** 62 98.0 87.0-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 276 17 5.7 3.2-10.0 259 94.3 90.0-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 333 *** *** *** 326 97.7 94.2-99.1
College Graduate 383 *** *** *** 377 99.0 97.8-99.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 294 14 7.4 3.2-16.0 280 92.6 84.0-96.8
No 758 24 2.8 1.7- 4.7 734 97.2 95.3-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 *** *** *** 146 98.6 94.6-99.7
Non-Veteran 907 36 4.4 2.7- 7.2 871 95.6 92.8-97.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 668 22 2.8 1.6- 4.8 646 97.2 95.2-98.4
Unemployed 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 221 *** *** *** 213 96.1 91.7-98.2
Unable to Work 60 *** *** *** 60 100 . - .
Other not in Labor Force 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 140 14 9.0 5.1-15.5 126 91.0 84.5-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 96 *** *** *** 90 95.9 90.2-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 118 *** *** *** 112 94.4 85.0-98.0
$50,000-74,999 149 *** *** *** 146 99.2 97.2-99.8
$75,000+ 363 *** *** *** 359 98.5 95.4-99.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 145 *** *** *** 142 98.4 95.2-99.5
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 119 *** *** *** 110 93.3 86.9-96.7
151% to 200% 98 *** *** *** 90 91.1 80.3-96.2
More than 200% 591 11 1.6 0.7- 3.3 580 98.4 96.7-99.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 145 *** *** *** 142 98.4 95.2-99.5
HOUSING
Own 737 23 3.9 2.0- 7.3 714 96.1 92.7-98.0
Rent 254 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6 241 95.7 92.4-97.6
Other arrangement 63 *** *** *** 61 95.5 79.1-99.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 308 *** *** *** 300 97.5 94.3-98.9
Regional City or Suburban County 298 15 4.4 2.4- 8.0 283 95.6 92.0-97.6
Rural 451 15 5.0 2.1-11.6 436 95.0 88.4-97.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 314 17 5.3 2.8- 9.7 297 94.7 90.3-97.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 337 *** *** *** 327 95.0 87.3-98.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 406 11 2.5 1.3- 5.0 395 97.5 95.0-98.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 311 *** *** *** 304 97.8 95.2-99.0
2nd Quartile 288 11 5.3 2.1-12.8 277 94.7 87.2-97.9
3rd Quartile 293 12 3.6 1.7- 7.4 281 96.4 92.6-98.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 165 *** *** *** 157 94.1 85.4-97.8

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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