2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,985 89 4.1 3.2- 5.2 151 7.8 6.4- 9.5 133 6.8 5.5- 8.3 211 11.0 9.5-12.8 1,401 70.3 67.8-72.7
Female 2,504 75 3.1 2.4- 4.1 66 2.6 1.9- 3.7 95 3.6 2.9- 4.6 233 10.0 8.6-11.5 2,035 80.6 78.6-82.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,888 106 3.6 2.9- 4.5 121 4.0 3.3- 4.9 140 5.1 4.2- 6.2 315 11.8 10.4-13.3 2,206 75.4 73.5-77.3
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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 83.1 73.3-89.8
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.4 6.4-25.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 71 92.7 85.8-96.4
Hispanic 373 *** *** *** 15 3.3 1.9- 5.6 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 22 5.9 3.6- 9.6 309 84.6 79.9-88.4
AGE
18-34 781 26 3.2 2.1- 4.9 30 3.8 2.4- 5.9 42 5.5 4.0- 7.7 84 10.7 8.5-13.3 599 76.8 73.2-80.0
35-44 612 27 4.6 3.0- 7.0 28 5.7 3.4- 9.4 36 5.5 3.6- 8.3 67 10.9 8.3-14.2 454 73.2 68.5-77.5
45-54 736 38 4.8 3.4- 6.8 44 6.2 4.4- 8.6 53 6.8 5.1- 9.2 88 13.8 10.9-17.3 513 68.4 64.2-72.3
55-64 835 33 4.1 2.7- 6.3 55 7.1 5.2- 9.6 38 4.4 3.0- 6.6 95 10.8 8.6-13.4 614 73.5 69.7-77.1
65-74 868 27 2.1 1.3- 3.2 48 5.1 3.7- 7.0 43 5.0 3.5- 7.0 71 8.8 6.7-11.3 679 79.1 75.7-82.1
75+ 571 *** *** *** 11 2.6 1.2- 5.9 15 2.6 1.5- 4.6 28 5.1 3.2- 8.0 508 88.0 83.9-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 408 15 2.5 1.4- 4.6 16 5.3 2.6-10.4 15 4.2 2.2- 7.9 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 344 83.0 77.3-87.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,153 47 3.8 2.7- 5.2 60 5.5 4.1- 7.4 60 4.9 3.6- 6.6 109 9.9 8.0-12.2 877 75.9 72.8-78.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,278 50 4.3 3.1- 6.0 70 5.2 3.9- 6.9 77 5.6 4.3- 7.2 131 10.9 9.0-13.1 950 74.0 71.0-76.8
College Graduate 1,634 52 3.0 2.2- 4.1 71 4.5 3.4- 5.8 76 5.2 4.0- 6.7 185 13.1 11.1-15.3 1,250 74.3 71.6-76.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,367 47 3.8 2.7- 5.4 57 4.6 3.1- 6.7 84 5.9 4.5- 7.7 104 8.2 6.6-10.2 1,075 77.5 74.4-80.3
No 3,105 116 3.5 2.8- 4.3 160 5.3 4.4- 6.4 141 4.7 3.9- 5.7 338 11.3 10.0-12.7 2,350 75.2 73.3-77.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 546 29 5.6 3.6- 8.6 35 6.1 4.2- 8.8 33 6.2 4.1- 9.1 49 10.0 7.3-13.5 400 72.2 67.4-76.6
Non-Veteran 3,935 134 3.3 2.7- 4.0 182 5.0 4.1- 6.0 194 5.0 4.2- 5.9 394 10.5 9.4-11.7 3,031 76.2 74.5-77.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,312 100 4.2 3.3- 5.2 139 6.0 5.0- 7.3 139 6.1 5.0- 7.4 285 12.6 11.1-14.3 1,649 71.1 68.8-73.2
Unemployed 256 13 3.4 1.8- 6.1 16 8.4 4.0-16.8 12 3.5 1.8- 6.4 18 5.6 3.3- 9.4 197 79.2 71.6-85.2
Retired 1,276 33 2.7 1.6- 4.3 46 3.6 2.5- 5.3 48 4.1 2.9- 5.7 93 7.5 5.9- 9.4 1,056 82.1 79.2-84.6
Unable to Work 346 13 4.0 2.2- 7.5 *** *** *** 18 3.1 1.8- 5.3 20 6.2 3.7-10.2 285 84.3 79.2-88.3
Other not in Labor Force 281 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 4.6 2.3- 9.1 28 11.6 7.7-17.0 232 79.7 73.0-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 3.4 1.7- 6.6 15 5.3 2.8- 9.6 276 83.5 75.3-89.3
$15,000- 24,999 633 19 3.0 1.7- 5.3 42 6.6 4.7- 9.3 38 5.3 3.7- 7.7 39 6.0 4.1- 8.6 495 79.0 74.9-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 375 18 3.6 2.1- 6.3 11 2.8 1.3- 5.7 21 7.4 4.2-12.9 46 14.2 10.0-19.7 279 72.0 65.4-77.7
$35,000- 49,999 523 25 5.4 3.5- 8.1 27 6.2 3.9- 9.5 29 5.5 3.6- 8.3 37 7.7 5.2-11.1 405 75.3 70.5-79.6
$50,000-74,999 565 27 5.3 3.3- 8.4 28 3.9 2.6- 5.9 29 4.7 3.1- 7.0 62 11.7 8.9-15.3 419 74.3 69.8-78.4
$75,000+ 1,253 51 3.9 2.8- 5.4 70 6.3 4.8- 8.2 70 6.0 4.6- 7.7 171 13.8 11.7-16.2 891 70.0 66.9-73.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 817 17 2.1 1.3- 3.6 30 2.6 1.7- 3.9 25 3.3 2.1- 5.2 74 9.9 7.6-12.6 671 82.1 78.7-85.0
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 107 81.3 69.7-89.2
50% to 100% 416 13 2.7 1.2- 5.8 18 5.7 2.6-11.8 22 4.0 2.4- 6.7 23 5.3 3.2- 8.5 340 82.4 76.4-87.1
101% to 150% 491 20 3.9 2.4- 6.3 34 6.8 4.6- 9.9 31 6.8 4.3-10.7 33 8.3 5.6-12.3 373 74.1 68.9-78.8
151% to 200% 402 15 3.7 2.1- 6.5 14 4.5 2.3- 8.4 24 6.0 3.5- 9.9 44 12.0 8.3-17.0 305 73.8 67.8-79.1
More than 200% 2,211 98 4.5 3.5- 5.7 111 5.3 4.2- 6.5 117 5.5 4.5- 6.8 261 12.3 10.7-14.0 1,624 72.4 70.1-74.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 817 17 2.1 1.3- 3.6 30 2.6 1.7- 3.9 25 3.3 2.1- 5.2 74 9.9 7.6-12.6 671 82.1 78.7-85.0
HOUSING
Own 3,074 107 3.4 2.7- 4.3 154 5.5 4.5- 6.7 154 5.0 4.2- 6.0 319 10.8 9.5-12.2 2,340 75.3 73.3-77.1
Rent 1,061 42 3.7 2.6- 5.2 51 4.6 3.3- 6.4 63 6.4 4.7- 8.7 97 9.7 7.7-12.1 808 75.7 72.3-78.7
Other arrangement 317 15 4.9 2.8- 8.4 12 3.6 1.7- 7.2 11 3.3 1.6- 7.0 25 9.7 6.3-14.6 254 78.5 72.4-83.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,261 44 3.1 2.2- 4.3 61 5.1 3.7- 6.9 61 4.6 3.4- 6.3 140 12.4 10.3-14.8 955 74.9 71.8-77.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,237 41 3.4 2.4- 4.9 54 4.1 3.0- 5.5 71 6.0 4.5- 7.8 131 10.8 8.9-13.0 940 75.8 72.8-78.5
Rural 1,991 79 4.1 3.1- 5.4 102 5.9 4.5- 7.7 96 4.9 3.8- 6.2 173 8.6 7.2-10.3 1,541 76.5 73.9-78.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,314 49 4.2 2.9- 5.9 73 6.6 5.0- 8.7 70 5.4 4.0- 7.1 124 9.2 7.5-11.3 998 74.6 71.5-77.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,436 60 3.8 2.8- 5.2 66 4.5 3.2- 6.3 73 4.8 3.7- 6.3 136 10.0 8.3-12.1 1,101 76.8 74.0-79.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,739 55 3.0 2.3- 4.1 78 4.7 3.6- 6.2 85 5.2 4.1- 6.7 184 11.5 9.8-13.4 1,337 75.5 73.0-77.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,350 44 3.0 2.2- 4.2 66 5.3 4.0- 6.9 66 5.5 4.1- 7.2 133 11.1 9.2-13.4 1,041 75.1 72.2-77.8
2nd Quartile 1,164 44 3.3 2.4- 4.6 44 4.1 2.7- 6.2 58 5.1 3.8- 6.9 139 11.6 9.6-13.9 879 75.9 72.8-78.8
3rd Quartile 1,281 46 3.7 2.5- 5.3 68 5.1 3.9- 6.6 68 4.6 3.5- 6.1 110 9.2 7.4-11.3 989 77.5 74.6-80.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 694 30 5.6 3.4- 8.9 39 7.7 5.1-11.4 36 5.4 3.6- 8.1 62 8.5 6.3-11.4 527 72.9 68.0-77.2

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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 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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