2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Gambling Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Gambling Low-Risk Gambling Problem Gambling
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,485 3,436 75.7 74.1-77.2 823 18.8 17.5-20.2 226 5.5 4.6- 6.5
GENDER
Male 1,985 1,401 70.3 67.7-72.7 459 23.1 21.0-25.4 125 6.6 5.2- 8.2
Female 2,500 2,035 80.6 78.5-82.5 364 14.9 13.3-16.7 101 4.5 3.5- 5.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,922 2,996 75.3 73.6-77.0 746 19.7 18.3-21.3 180 4.9 4.1- 5.9
No 549 427 77.5 72.6-81.8 76 13.3 10.3-17.1 46 9.1 6.1-13.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,147 922 78.9 75.9-81.7 171 16.3 13.8-19.0 54 4.8 3.4- 6.7
Overweight 1,490 1,125 75.6 72.8-78.1 302 20.0 17.6-22.5 63 4.5 3.3- 6.1
Obese 1,416 1,037 71.8 68.7-74.7 284 20.4 18.0-23.1 95 7.8 6.0-10.1
Current Smoker
Yes 702 476 66.3 61.7-70.6 162 24.0 20.3-28.0 64 9.7 7.0-13.5
No 3,760 2,940 77.6 75.9-79.2 659 17.8 16.4-19.4 161 4.6 3.8- 5.6
History of CVD**
Yes 513 405 78.2 73.6-82.1 86 17.6 14.1-21.9 22 4.2 2.5- 7.0
No 3,931 2,997 75.4 73.6-77.0 732 19.0 17.5-20.5 202 5.7 4.7- 6.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 501 312 64.3 59.3-69.0 146 28.6 24.2-33.3 43 7.1 5.0-10.0
No 3,895 3,074 77.9 76.2-79.5 649 17.0 15.6-18.5 172 5.2 4.2- 6.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 218 146 68.6 61.1-75.2 57 26.5 20.3-33.8 15 4.9 2.8- 8.4
No 4,168 3,236 76.6 75.0-78.2 735 18.0 16.6-19.4 197 5.4 4.5- 6.5
COPD
Yes 349 267 78.2 72.3-83.0 53 13.9 10.2-18.7 29 7.9 4.9-12.5
No 4,123 3,157 75.5 73.8-77.1 769 19.2 17.8-20.7 197 5.3 4.4- 6.4
Current Asthma
Yes 380 304 79.4 73.8-84.1 62 16.5 12.6-21.5 *** *** ***
No 4,082 3,112 75.3 73.6-76.9 760 19.1 17.6-20.6 210 5.6 4.7- 6.7
Diabetes
Yes 641 498 77.8 73.6-81.4 106 16.8 13.6-20.5 37 5.5 3.7- 8.1
No 3,834 2,931 75.4 73.7-77.1 715 19.1 17.6-20.7 188 5.5 4.5- 6.6
Functional Disability
Yes 1,366 1,075 77.3 74.2-80.1 215 16.2 13.9-18.8 76 6.5 4.8- 8.8
No 3,103 2,350 75.2 73.3-77.0 603 19.7 18.1-21.5 150 5.1 4.2- 6.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,444 1,133 78.3 75.6-80.8 241 17.0 14.8-19.5 70 4.7 3.5- 6.3
No 3,038 2,300 74.7 72.7-76.6 582 19.5 17.9-21.3 156 5.8 4.7- 7.1

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*Those who report no gambling in the past 12 months form the first category No Gambling.
Gamblers who answer No to Q3 and Q4 and Q5 of the Gambling module are in the Low-Risk Gambling category.
The remainder are gamblers who answer Yes to Q3 or Q4 or Q5 of the Gambling module and are in the Problem Gambling category.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

^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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