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
-MALES 587 107 19.2 15.2-24.0 480 80.8 76.0-84.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 366 44 11.2 8.0-15.4 322 88.8 84.6-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 115 28 22.9 15.4-32.5 87 77.1 67.5-84.6
35-44 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 129 18 13.0 7.9-20.6 111 87.0 79.4-92.1
55-64 117 26 21.7 13.9-32.2 91 78.3 67.8-86.1
65-74 96 15 14.1 7.7-24.4 81 85.9 75.6-92.3
75+ 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 162 46 26.6 19.4-35.3 116 73.4 64.7-80.6
Some Post-H.S. 176 31 15.3 10.1-22.3 145 84.7 77.7-89.9
College Graduate 204 19 7.8 4.7-12.7 185 92.2 87.3-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 91 19 16.2 9.7-25.9 72 83.8 74.1-90.3
$75,000+ 217 20 8.3 5.0-13.3 197 91.7 86.7-95.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 426 80 18.5 14.4-23.4 346 81.5 76.6-85.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 130 11 6.9 3.5-13.0 119 93.1 87.0-96.5
Non-Veteran 454 96 22.4 17.6-28.1 358 77.6 71.9-82.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 177 33 18.0 11.9-26.1 144 82.0 73.9-88.1
Regional City or Suburban County 155 25 15.0 9.7-22.4 130 85.0 77.6-90.3
Rural 255 49 23.4 16.3-32.3 206 76.6 67.7-83.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 391 68 16.8 12.7-21.7 323 83.2 78.3-87.3
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 113 19 18.0 10.0-30.2 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 347 49 11.9 8.7-16.2 298 88.1 83.8-91.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 171 45 28.1 20.3-37.6 126 71.9 62.4-79.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 184 27 17.3 10.2-27.7 157 82.7 72.3-89.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 232 35 15.6 10.6-22.4 197 84.4 77.6-89.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 176 30 16.1 10.9-23.0 146 83.9 77.0-89.1
2nd Quartile 150 20 17.3 9.5-29.3 130 82.7 70.7-90.5
3rd Quartile 171 32 19.5 13.3-27.7 139 80.5 72.3-86.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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