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
-Non-Hispanic White 684 81 11.5 9.1-14.5 603 88.5 85.5-90.9
GENDER
Male 366 44 11.2 8.0-15.4 322 88.8 84.6-92.0
Female 318 37 11.9 8.4-16.6 281 88.1 83.4-91.6
AGE
18-34 114 15 11.3 6.6-18.6 99 88.7 81.4-93.4
35-44 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 147 17 10.7 6.5-17.1 130 89.3 82.9-93.5
55-64 147 23 18.2 11.4-27.7 124 81.8 72.3-88.6
65-74 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 165 33 18.5 13.0-25.8 132 81.5 74.2-87.0
Some Post-H.S. 206 25 11.8 7.5-17.9 181 88.2 82.1-92.5
College Graduate 283 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 265 94.7 91.3-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 71 14 19.4 11.1-31.6 57 80.6 68.4-88.9
$50,000- 74,999 102 15 14.2 8.3-23.4 87 85.8 76.6-91.7
$75,000+ 276 16 4.5 2.6- 7.6 260 95.5 92.4-97.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 181 29 16.3 10.7-24.0 152 83.7 76.0-89.3
No 498 52 10.1 7.5-13.3 446 89.9 86.7-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 583 76 12.5 9.7-15.8 507 87.5 84.2-90.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 178 22 11.2 7.0-17.3 156 88.8 82.7-93.0
Regional City or Suburban County 205 25 11.1 7.2-16.7 180 88.9 83.3-92.8
Rural 301 34 12.1 8.3-17.3 267 87.9 82.7-91.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 439 54 11.1 8.4-14.6 385 88.9 85.4-91.6
Unemployed 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 430 43 8.8 6.3-12.1 387 91.2 87.9-93.7
HOUSING
Own 525 45 8.2 5.9-11.2 480 91.8 88.8-94.1
Rent 121 30 23.6 16.3-33.0 91 76.4 67.0-83.7
Other arrangement 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 167 20 11.5 7.1-18.0 147 88.5 82.0-92.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 244 33 13.8 9.4-19.8 211 86.2 80.2-90.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 273 28 9.6 6.5-14.1 245 90.4 85.9-93.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 237 27 11.1 7.4-16.3 210 88.9 83.7-92.6
2nd Quartile 194 18 8.6 5.2-13.7 176 91.4 86.3-94.8
3rd Quartile 173 27 16.6 10.8-24.7 146 83.4 75.3-89.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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