2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-50 dollars More than 50 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,034 512 48.0 44.3-51.7 213 19.7 16.9-22.8 176 16.9 14.3-19.7 50 6.1 4.4- 8.6 83 9.3 7.2-11.9
GENDER
Male 579 265 44.7 39.9-49.7 126 20.2 16.7-24.2 110 18.0 14.7-21.9 26 6.0 3.7- 9.4 52 11.0 8.1-14.9
Female 455 247 52.5 46.8-58.1 87 19.0 14.8-24.0 66 15.3 11.7-19.7 24 6.4 3.9-10.4 31 6.9 4.4-10.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 669 331 47.6 43.2-52.0 140 20.1 16.8-23.8 116 18.1 14.9-21.7 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 52 9.3 6.8-12.6
Non-Hispanic Black 223 111 49.2 40.6-57.8 46 19.5 13.6-27.1 31 13.8 9.2-20.1 13 7.4 3.6-14.4 22 10.1 5.9-16.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 15.3 8.4-26.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 180 77 43.4 35.5-51.7 30 19.0 12.9-27.0 47 22.8 16.9-30.0 *** *** *** 19 11.3 6.8-18.3
35-44 153 70 42.8 33.1-53.1 28 16.5 10.9-24.1 29 16.8 11.2-24.6 *** *** *** 16 12.9 7.2-22.1
45-54 221 106 49.9 42.2-57.6 56 21.7 16.1-28.6 32 13.7 9.4-19.7 12 8.6 4.4-16.0 15 6.0 3.5-10.2
55-64 214 119 52.8 44.6-60.8 37 17.8 12.6-24.6 35 17.9 12.3-25.4 *** *** *** 14 7.1 3.8-12.9
65-74 190 97 48.2 39.6-56.8 47 25.3 18.6-33.4 23 12.7 8.1-19.4 *** *** *** 14 8.8 5.1-14.8
75+ 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** 15 14.7 7.9-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 124 46.8 39.8-53.9 61 21.8 16.5-28.2 45 15.5 11.1-21.1 12 4.6 2.4- 8.7 28 11.3 7.3-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 327 174 49.9 43.5-56.3 69 20.7 15.9-26.6 47 16.4 12.1-21.8 16 5.3 3.0- 9.3 21 7.7 4.7-12.3
College Graduate 373 182 46.6 40.7-52.5 68 18.0 14.0-22.9 79 22.1 17.5-27.4 18 5.7 3.5- 9.3 26 7.7 4.9-11.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 290 150 54.2 46.8-61.4 60 18.6 13.9-24.4 42 13.7 9.5-19.3 11 4.0 2.0- 7.6 27 9.5 5.9-15.0
No 739 359 45.7 41.4-50.1 152 20.0 16.7-23.7 133 18.0 15.0-21.4 39 7.0 4.7-10.2 56 9.3 6.9-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 67 42.4 33.3-52.1 35 21.4 15.0-29.6 22 15.0 9.4-22.9 *** *** *** 15 14.4 8.2-24.0
Non-Veteran 887 443 48.7 44.7-52.8 178 19.5 16.5-22.9 154 17.2 14.4-20.3 44 6.0 4.1- 8.7 68 8.6 6.4-11.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 653 314 47.2 42.7-51.7 129 18.0 14.9-21.6 125 18.9 15.7-22.6 31 6.3 4.1- 9.7 54 9.6 7.1-12.9
Unemployed 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 214 111 51.5 43.1-59.8 51 23.6 17.5-31.0 30 12.1 8.1-17.8 *** *** *** 15 9.7 5.1-17.7
Unable to Work 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 68 43.7 34.2-53.7 38 32.4 23.6-42.8 17 13.0 7.9-20.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 96 *** *** *** 16 13.9 7.6-23.9 12 9.0 4.6-17.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** 31 25.5 17.6-35.5 16 13.2 7.7-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 148 67 48.1 38.6-57.7 30 18.0 11.9-26.4 28 15.8 10.5-23.3 *** *** *** 13 11.2 6.0-19.9
$75,000+ 354 162 45.3 39.3-51.4 66 16.9 13.0-21.7 72 21.7 17.0-27.2 18 5.8 3.5- 9.4 36 10.3 7.1-14.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 136 79 55.9 46.0-65.4 23 17.9 11.4-26.9 26 20.8 13.7-30.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 74 *** *** *** 18 18.5 10.4-30.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 118 *** *** *** 23 19.2 11.9-29.4 15 13.4 7.8-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 580 269 47.0 42.2-51.8 119 18.8 15.5-22.7 110 18.9 15.5-23.0 29 5.5 3.7- 8.1 53 9.8 7.2-13.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 136 79 55.9 46.0-65.4 23 17.9 11.4-26.9 26 20.8 13.7-30.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 718 351 46.9 42.5-51.4 154 20.4 17.1-24.2 119 16.6 13.6-20.0 34 5.8 3.8- 8.6 60 10.4 7.7-13.8
Rent 253 128 49.3 41.8-56.9 47 17.3 12.4-23.5 46 17.4 12.6-23.5 13 8.2 4.1-15.9 19 7.8 4.6-12.9
Other arrangement 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 304 146 47.1 40.5-53.8 53 17.2 12.5-23.2 56 17.8 13.4-23.3 22 9.5 5.8-15.2 27 8.4 5.5-12.7
Regional City or Suburban County 291 144 48.9 42.2-55.7 70 22.6 17.6-28.6 44 15.6 11.2-21.2 13 4.7 2.6- 8.4 20 8.2 4.9-13.4
Rural 439 222 48.0 42.0-54.1 90 19.7 15.7-24.5 76 17.1 13.3-21.6 15 4.2 2.1- 8.4 36 11.0 7.4-16.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 307 147 44.4 37.7-51.4 75 25.8 20.3-32.2 48 14.2 10.3-19.2 15 4.9 2.7- 8.7 22 10.7 6.4-17.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 330 184 53.5 46.8-60.1 53 14.5 10.6-19.5 58 19.0 14.4-24.6 12 5.3 2.6-10.7 23 7.7 4.8-12.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 397 181 45.7 40.0-51.6 85 20.4 16.0-25.5 70 16.7 12.9-21.3 23 7.5 4.6-11.8 38 9.7 6.7-14.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 304 143 47.1 40.7-53.7 62 18.1 13.9-23.3 53 17.9 13.4-23.5 15 5.8 3.2-10.1 31 11.1 7.4-16.4
2nd Quartile 282 142 48.8 41.7-55.9 58 20.1 15.0-26.5 44 15.3 11.1-20.8 16 7.5 4.2-13.2 22 8.2 5.0-13.2
3rd Quartile 288 146 48.4 41.5-55.4 61 22.0 16.6-28.5 51 18.3 13.6-24.3 13 5.6 2.7-11.1 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 160 81 47.0 37.1-57.3 32 17.7 11.9-25.5 28 15.5 10.0-23.1 *** *** *** 13 15.4 8.0-27.5

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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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