2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have there ever been periods for 2 weeks or more when you spent a lot of time thinking about
gambling or planning future gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,056 49 5.1 3.4- 7.7 1,007 94.9 92.3-96.6
GENDER
Male 585 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 471 26 5.8 3.5- 9.4 445 94.2 90.6-96.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 933 39 3.9 2.6- 5.9 894 96.1 94.1-97.4
No 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 228 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 367 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Obese 379 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 229 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 824 30 3.0 2.0- 4.6 794 97.0 95.4-98.0
History of CVD**
Yes 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 940 43 5.2 3.3- 8.1 897 94.8 91.9-96.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 826 35 5.3 3.2- 8.6 791 94.7 91.4-96.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 939 41 5.1 3.2- 8.1 898 94.9 91.9-96.8
COPD
Yes 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 972 39 4.7 2.9- 7.5 933 95.3 92.5-97.1
Current Asthma
Yes 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 975 47 5.4 3.5- 8.2 928 94.6 91.8-96.5
Diabetes
Yes 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 908 41 5.0 3.1- 7.9 867 95.0 92.1-96.9
Functional Disability
Yes 293 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 758 31 3.6 2.2- 5.9 727 96.4 94.1-97.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 313 17 5.9 3.4-10.2 296 94.1 89.8-96.6
No 743 32 4.9 2.8- 8.3 711 95.1 91.7-97.2

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*Asked of respondents who reported they gambled or played any games for money.

**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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