2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,053 190 19.1 16.1-22.5 863 80.9 77.5-83.9
-FEMALES 466 83 18.9 14.7-24.0 383 81.1 76.0-85.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 318 37 11.9 8.4-16.6 281 88.1 83.4-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 96 17 14.5 8.7-23.1 79 85.5 76.9-91.3
55-64 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 94 14 14.7 8.1-25.1 80 85.3 74.9-91.9
75+ 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 155 28 17.2 10.8-26.2 127 82.8 73.8-89.2
College Graduate 177 18 9.1 5.3-15.1 159 90.9 84.9-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** 47 85.1 72.0-92.8
$75,000+ 144 11 6.4 3.2-12.3 133 93.6 87.7-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 138 36 25.5 17.8-35.2 102 74.5 64.8-82.2
No 328 47 16.4 11.5-22.7 281 83.6 77.3-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 448 80 19.0 14.6-24.3 368 81.0 75.7-85.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 131 21 20.8 12.7-32.2 110 79.2 67.8-87.3
Regional City or Suburban County 141 27 16.8 10.8-25.1 114 83.2 74.9-89.2
Rural 194 35 18.7 13.0-26.3 159 81.3 73.7-87.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 273 51 17.1 12.4-23.0 222 82.9 77.0-87.6
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 107 12 12.9 6.9-22.7 95 87.1 77.3-93.1
Unable to Work 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 242 26 9.8 6.2-15.0 216 90.2 85.0-93.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 143 30 20.4 13.3-29.9 113 79.6 70.1-86.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 152 28 18.7 12.6-26.9 124 81.3 73.1-87.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 171 25 18.3 11.5-27.7 146 81.7 72.3-88.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 133 18 16.1 9.7-25.4 115 83.9 74.6-90.3
2nd Quartile 137 26 21.5 13.7-32.1 111 78.5 67.9-86.3
3rd Quartile 120 23 16.7 10.2-26.3 97 83.3 73.7-89.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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