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%)
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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 1,626 55 3.5 2.6- 4.8 36 1.7 1.1- 2.6 62 4.0 3.0- 5.3 167 11.0 9.2-12.9 1,306 79.8 77.4-82.1
Non-Hispanic Black 497 17 3.7 2.0- 6.6 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
Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 92.2 82.0-96.9
AGE
18-34 390 12 3.3 1.7- 6.1 11 3.9 1.9- 7.9 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 29 7.6 5.2-11.1 324 82.0 77.0-86.1
35-44 337 13 4.7 2.6- 8.6 *** *** *** 18 4.1 2.5- 6.7 37 10.6 7.3-15.1 263 79.3 73.8-83.9
45-54 392 18 4.4 2.7- 7.2 *** *** *** 21 5.2 3.2- 8.4 46 15.4 11.1-21.0 297 72.4 66.5-77.6
55-64 467 14 3.0 1.6- 5.5 19 4.0 2.3- 6.9 18 4.2 2.4- 7.4 53 10.8 7.9-14.5 363 78.1 73.1-82.4
65-74 507 14 1.9 1.0- 3.4 15 2.3 1.2- 4.3 19 3.9 2.2- 6.7 47 9.9 7.2-13.4 412 82.0 77.7-85.7
75+ 355 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 4.9 2.6- 9.0 328 92.9 88.7-95.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 195 89.5 82.6-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 614 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1 14 2.1 1.1- 4.1 24 4.1 2.5- 6.6 55 9.3 6.8-12.6 499 81.2 77.1-84.7
Some Post-H.S. 752 24 3.8 2.4- 6.0 26 4.1 2.5- 6.6 33 4.0 2.7- 6.0 71 9.5 7.3-12.3 598 78.6 74.7-82.0
College Graduate 916 24 2.9 1.8- 4.5 24 1.7 1.0- 2.7 32 3.5 2.3- 5.1 99 12.9 10.4-16.0 737 79.1 75.6-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 4.0 2.0- 8.0 203 85.2 76.5-91.0
$15,000- 24,999 373 *** *** *** 12 3.3 1.8- 5.9 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 24 6.6 4.1-10.6 309 83.6 78.7-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 16.4 10.2-25.3 166 75.6 66.6-82.8
$35,000- 49,999 308 12 4.0 2.1- 7.5 11 3.1 1.4- 6.8 17 5.0 2.8- 8.9 20 7.1 4.2-11.6 248 80.8 74.8-85.6
$50,000- 74,999 270 12 5.2 2.5-10.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 9.4 6.1-14.1 213 79.5 73.1-84.7
$75,000+ 600 23 4.3 2.6- 6.9 15 2.3 1.2- 4.3 23 4.0 2.5- 6.3 84 14.3 11.3-18.0 455 75.1 70.7-79.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 800 19 2.5 1.4- 4.2 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 42 4.5 3.1- 6.5 60 9.1 6.8-12.1 663 82.4 78.8-85.5
No 1,697 55 3.4 2.5- 4.6 50 3.1 2.1- 4.6 53 3.3 2.4- 4.4 173 10.4 8.7-12.3 1,366 79.9 77.4-82.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,435 73 3.1 2.4- 4.1 64 2.7 1.9- 3.7 90 3.6 2.8- 4.6 225 9.9 8.5-11.5 1,983 80.7 78.7-82.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 669 15 2.3 1.3- 4.1 24 4.1 2.4- 7.1 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5 72 12.1 9.4-15.5 539 78.8 74.6-82.4
Regional City or Suburban County 710 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6 16 1.2 0.7- 2.2 33 4.7 3.2- 7.0 75 10.8 8.4-13.8 568 80.6 76.9-83.8
Rural 1,125 42 4.1 2.8- 6.0 26 2.5 1.6- 4.1 43 3.5 2.4- 5.0 86 7.5 5.8- 9.7 928 82.3 79.2-85.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,138 43 4.3 3.0- 6.0 39 3.2 2.2- 4.8 55 4.6 3.4- 6.3 137 12.4 10.3-15.0 864 75.4 72.2-78.4
Unemployed 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 127 84.2 76.5-89.7
Retired 778 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 13 1.0 0.5- 2.1 21 2.7 1.6- 4.4 58 8.3 6.2-11.0 670 86.7 83.5-89.3
Unable to Work 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 7.3 4.1-12.7 170 85.6 78.7-90.6
Other not in Labor Force 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 7.5 4.2-13.1 193 84.9 77.5-90.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 256 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 13 4.5 2.4- 8.3 219 87.3 81.6-91.4
101% to 150% 284 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 4.0 2.3- 7.1 21 10.1 6.1-16.3 233 80.0 73.4-85.3
151% to 200% 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 5.2 2.7- 9.9 27 11.6 7.1-18.4 188 76.7 69.0-83.0
More than 200% 1,106 44 4.5 3.1- 6.4 32 2.3 1.4- 3.5 40 3.6 2.5- 5.1 126 12.2 10.0-14.7 864 77.5 74.4-80.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 749 24 4.2 2.4- 7.1 21 2.8 1.6- 4.9 36 4.8 3.2- 7.0 65 7.9 5.9-10.3 603 80.3 76.5-83.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 808 27 2.9 1.9- 4.4 18 1.7 0.9- 3.1 31 3.6 2.4- 5.4 75 9.8 7.5-12.7 657 82.1 78.6-85.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 947 24 2.8 1.8- 4.3 27 3.3 2.0- 5.5 28 3.1 2.0- 4.7 93 11.2 8.9-14.0 775 79.6 76.2-82.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 748 21 3.1 2.0- 4.9 23 2.9 1.7- 4.9 25 3.6 2.3- 5.6 66 10.4 8.0-13.4 613 80.0 76.2-83.3
2nd Quartile 652 21 2.5 1.6- 4.1 16 2.6 1.3- 5.3 20 3.1 1.9- 4.9 78 12.1 9.4-15.4 517 79.7 75.7-83.2
3rd Quartile 713 14 2.3 1.2- 4.3 16 2.1 1.1- 3.9 35 4.4 2.9- 6.6 56 7.7 5.6-10.5 592 83.5 79.8-86.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 391 19 7.4 3.9-13.4 11 3.3 1.5- 7.1 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3 33 7.8 5.2-11.4 313 78.0 71.7-83.3

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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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