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
-MALES 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
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,262 51 3.8 2.7- 5.2 85 6.7 5.3- 8.4 78 6.5 5.0- 8.3 148 12.7 10.6-15.1 900 70.4 67.3-73.3
Non-Hispanic Black 353 25 5.6 3.4- 9.0 41 12.7 8.4-18.6 30 8.5 5.4-13.1 30 8.2 5.4-12.2 227 65.1 58.4-71.2
Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 391 14 3.2 1.8- 5.5 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 28 7.8 5.2-11.4 55 13.5 10.2-17.8 275 71.8 66.5-76.6
35-44 275 14 4.6 2.6- 8.0 22 10.6 6.1-17.9 18 7.0 3.8-12.7 30 11.3 7.5-16.6 191 66.5 58.8-73.4
45-54 344 20 5.3 3.2- 8.5 34 10.1 6.9-14.5 32 8.6 5.9-12.4 42 12.1 8.6-16.7 216 64.0 57.8-69.8
55-64 368 19 5.4 3.0- 9.6 36 10.6 7.3-15.0 20 4.7 2.7- 8.1 42 10.8 7.7-15.0 251 68.5 62.5-73.9
65-74 361 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 33 8.5 5.9-12.3 24 6.3 4.1- 9.6 24 7.4 4.6-11.7 267 75.4 69.9-80.3
75+ 216 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 5.5 2.9-10.4 180 80.6 72.6-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 *** *** *** 14 8.6 4.0-17.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 149 76.7 67.5-83.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 539 25 4.3 2.7- 6.7 46 8.8 6.3-12.1 36 5.7 3.8- 8.3 54 10.4 7.7-13.9 378 70.9 66.1-75.2
Some Post-H.S. 526 26 5.0 3.2- 7.9 44 6.8 4.9- 9.4 44 7.7 5.5-10.7 60 12.6 9.6-16.4 352 67.9 63.1-72.4
College Graduate 718 28 3.2 2.1- 4.8 47 7.7 5.6-10.5 44 7.2 5.2-10.0 86 13.2 10.5-16.6 513 68.7 64.5-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 260 11 4.6 2.2- 9.4 30 11.2 7.4-16.7 18 6.2 3.5-11.0 15 5.1 2.7- 9.2 186 72.9 65.7-79.0
$25,000- 34,999 165 12 4.2 2.2- 7.9 *** *** *** 14 13.5 7.1-24.1 20 11.7 7.0-18.8 113 67.9 57.9-76.5
$35,000- 49,999 215 13 7.0 3.9-12.2 16 9.8 5.8-16.2 12 6.1 3.4-10.8 17 8.4 4.7-14.4 157 68.7 60.6-75.8
$50,000- 74,999 295 15 5.5 2.9-10.1 18 5.0 3.0- 8.1 20 5.8 3.6- 9.4 36 13.7 9.5-19.3 206 70.0 63.5-75.8
$75,000+ 653 28 3.6 2.3- 5.5 55 9.9 7.4-13.1 47 7.6 5.6-10.4 87 13.3 10.6-16.7 436 65.5 61.1-69.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 567 28 5.5 3.5- 8.5 41 8.3 5.3-12.7 42 7.7 5.3-10.9 44 7.2 5.1-10.1 412 71.4 66.2-76.1
No 1,408 61 3.6 2.7- 4.8 110 7.7 6.3- 9.5 88 6.3 4.9- 8.0 165 12.4 10.4-14.6 984 70.0 67.1-72.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 27 5.8 3.7- 9.1 33 6.6 4.4- 9.6 28 6.4 4.1- 9.7 41 9.6 6.8-13.5 352 71.7 66.4-76.4
Non-Veteran 1,500 61 3.6 2.7- 4.8 118 8.2 6.5-10.2 104 6.9 5.5- 8.6 169 11.3 9.6-13.4 1,048 70.1 67.1-72.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 592 29 3.9 2.6- 5.8 37 6.1 4.3- 8.6 42 6.8 4.6- 9.7 68 12.6 9.7-16.2 416 70.7 66.1-74.8
Regional City or Suburban County 527 23 4.3 2.7- 7.0 38 7.4 5.2-10.4 38 7.4 5.1-10.6 56 10.7 8.0-14.3 372 70.1 65.2-74.6
Rural 866 37 4.1 2.7- 6.0 76 9.6 7.0-12.9 53 6.3 4.6- 8.6 87 9.9 7.8-12.5 613 70.2 66.1-74.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,174 57 4.1 3.1- 5.5 100 8.5 6.9-10.6 84 7.3 5.7- 9.4 148 12.8 10.7-15.2 785 67.2 63.9-70.3
Unemployed 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 498 17 4.5 2.3- 8.5 33 7.3 4.8-11.0 27 6.1 4.0- 9.4 35 6.4 4.3- 9.4 386 75.6 70.4-80.2
Unable to Work 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 82.9 74.9-88.8
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 *** *** *** 14 10.3 4.2-23.0 11 4.6 2.1- 9.9 *** *** *** 121 76.3 64.9-84.8
101% to 150% 207 14 6.0 3.3-10.5 24 10.7 6.7-16.7 17 10.3 5.6-18.3 12 6.1 3.2-11.3 140 66.9 58.2-74.5
151% to 200% 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 12.6 7.1-21.2 117 69.7 59.6-78.3
More than 200% 1,105 54 4.4 3.2- 6.1 79 8.0 6.3-10.2 77 7.3 5.7- 9.4 135 12.4 10.2-14.9 760 67.8 64.5-71.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 565 25 4.2 2.6- 6.6 52 10.7 7.8-14.6 34 6.0 4.0- 8.9 59 10.7 8.0-14.3 395 68.4 63.3-73.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 628 33 5.0 3.3- 7.5 48 7.8 5.3-11.4 42 6.3 4.4- 8.9 61 10.3 7.8-13.4 444 70.7 66.1-75.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 792 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0 51 6.3 4.6- 8.5 57 7.6 5.6-10.2 91 11.8 9.3-14.7 562 71.0 67.1-74.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 602 23 2.9 1.8- 4.7 43 7.8 5.6-10.8 41 7.6 5.3-10.6 67 12.0 9.1-15.5 428 69.7 65.1-73.9
2nd Quartile 512 23 4.3 2.7- 6.6 28 5.8 3.5- 9.6 38 7.5 5.1-10.8 61 11.0 8.3-14.4 362 71.5 66.5-76.0
3rd Quartile 568 32 5.3 3.4- 8.1 52 8.4 6.3-11.2 33 4.8 3.3- 7.0 54 10.8 8.0-14.3 397 70.7 66.0-74.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 303 11 3.8 1.9- 7.4 28 12.0 7.5-18.7 21 7.3 4.2-12.2 29 9.3 5.9-14.2 214 67.7 60.1-74.4

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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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