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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,888 106 3.6 2.9- 4.5 121 4.0 3.3- 4.9 140 5.1 4.2- 6.2 315 11.8 10.4-13.3 2,206 75.4 73.5-77.3
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,626 55 3.5 2.6- 4.8 36 1.7 1.1- 2.6 62 4.0 3.0- 5.3 167 11.0 9.2-12.9 1,306 79.8 77.4-82.1
AGE
18-34 424 19 4.8 2.9- 7.8 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6 20 5.2 3.3- 8.1 61 14.8 11.4-18.9 310 72.7 67.7-77.1
35-44 323 14 3.9 2.2- 7.0 13 4.4 2.5- 7.7 26 7.4 4.7-11.3 37 12.0 8.4-16.8 233 72.3 66.4-77.6
45-54 457 24 4.8 3.1- 7.3 23 5.3 3.4- 8.3 34 7.3 5.0-10.4 64 15.2 11.6-19.6 312 67.5 62.2-72.3
55-64 573 24 3.8 2.4- 6.1 30 5.5 3.6- 8.2 22 4.1 2.4- 6.9 72 11.0 8.6-14.1 425 75.6 71.2-79.5
65-74 620 16 1.9 1.1- 3.2 33 4.5 3.1- 6.5 28 4.7 3.1- 7.1 54 9.6 7.2-12.8 489 79.3 75.3-82.8
75+ 447 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 5.2 3.0- 8.7 402 89.0 84.7-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 7.2 4.0-12.7 140 85.1 78.1-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 700 30 4.1 2.8- 6.0 28 4.4 2.9- 6.6 33 4.7 3.2- 6.9 73 10.8 8.3-13.8 536 76.0 72.1-79.6
Some Post-H.S. 843 29 4.2 2.8- 6.4 39 4.1 2.9- 5.8 48 5.7 4.1- 7.7 89 11.6 9.2-14.4 638 74.5 70.8-77.8
College Graduate 1,173 41 3.2 2.3- 4.5 51 4.4 3.2- 6.0 51 5.1 3.8- 6.8 141 14.2 11.8-16.9 889 73.2 70.0-76.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 87.6 79.7-92.8
$15,000- 24,999 318 *** *** *** 19 5.8 3.6- 9.3 18 5.0 3.0- 8.2 26 7.8 4.9-12.0 244 77.6 71.7-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 218 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 12.9 8.4-19.1 170 76.3 68.3-82.7
$35,000- 49,999 322 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 6.0 3.8- 9.5 24 8.4 5.2-13.2 251 77.1 71.2-82.1
$50,000- 74,999 411 19 4.8 2.7- 8.3 17 3.4 2.0- 5.6 17 4.0 2.4- 6.8 47 12.5 9.1-16.8 311 75.3 70.0-79.9
$75,000+ 955 40 4.2 2.9- 6.0 51 5.9 4.3- 8.0 53 6.0 4.4- 8.0 131 13.9 11.5-16.7 680 70.0 66.5-73.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 909 27 2.9 1.8- 4.6 31 3.0 2.0- 4.5 45 5.2 3.7- 7.3 77 8.8 6.8-11.4 729 80.0 76.7-83.0
No 1,970 79 4.0 3.1- 5.1 90 4.5 3.5- 5.7 92 4.9 3.9- 6.2 236 12.9 11.2-14.8 1,473 73.7 71.3-75.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 362 15 3.7 2.0- 6.5 19 5.4 3.3- 9.0 26 7.7 4.9-11.8 37 10.4 7.3-14.7 265 72.8 67.0-77.9
Non-Veteran 2,522 90 3.6 2.8- 4.6 102 3.8 3.1- 4.8 113 4.8 3.9- 5.9 277 11.9 10.4-13.5 1,940 75.8 73.8-77.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 733 27 3.1 2.0- 4.7 28 3.5 2.3- 5.4 26 3.3 2.2- 5.1 96 15.5 12.6-19.0 556 74.5 70.6-78.1
Regional City or Suburban County 829 24 3.1 2.0- 4.8 37 4.4 3.0- 6.3 51 6.9 5.1- 9.4 93 11.5 9.2-14.3 624 74.1 70.4-77.5
Rural 1,326 55 4.4 3.2- 6.1 56 4.1 3.1- 5.5 63 5.0 3.7- 6.6 126 9.5 7.8-11.5 1,026 77.0 74.2-79.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,444 67 4.5 3.4- 5.9 79 5.6 4.4- 7.1 89 6.3 5.0- 7.8 202 14.2 12.2-16.4 1,007 69.5 66.6-72.2
Unemployed 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 79.2 71.1-85.5
Retired 934 *** *** *** 27 2.2 1.4- 3.4 33 4.1 2.7- 6.1 67 7.9 6.0-10.3 789 83.8 80.6-86.5
Unable to Work 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 165 89.5 84.4-93.1
Other not in Labor Force 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 16.2 10.6-24.1 134 74.3 65.6-81.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 186 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 150 82.0 74.3-87.7
101% to 150% 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 6.2 3.7-10.1 23 9.3 5.8-14.5 195 76.9 70.5-82.3
151% to 200% 251 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 12.6 8.3-18.7 197 77.6 70.5-83.4
More than 200% 1,629 68 4.1 3.1- 5.5 78 5.1 3.9- 6.5 86 5.7 4.5- 7.2 195 12.5 10.7-14.6 1,202 72.6 69.9-75.1
HOUSING
Own 2,220 78 3.6 2.8- 4.7 94 4.1 3.3- 5.2 108 5.3 4.3- 6.5 243 11.3 9.8-12.9 1,697 75.7 73.5-77.8
Rent 481 19 3.1 2.0- 5.0 24 4.6 3.0- 7.1 27 5.7 3.8- 8.6 51 13.3 9.9-17.8 360 73.2 68.2-77.6
Other arrangement 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 14.8 9.3-22.8 132 74.5 65.6-81.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 725 20 3.9 2.3- 6.6 32 4.6 3.1- 6.9 37 5.2 3.6- 7.5 77 10.2 8.0-13.0 559 76.0 72.0-79.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 992 46 4.0 2.8- 5.6 42 3.9 2.7- 5.5 53 5.3 3.8- 7.2 102 11.1 9.0-13.7 749 75.7 72.4-78.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,171 40 3.2 2.3- 4.5 47 3.8 2.8- 5.3 50 5.0 3.7- 6.7 136 13.1 10.9-15.6 898 74.9 71.8-77.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 995 40 3.9 2.8- 5.5 43 4.2 3.0- 5.9 40 5.1 3.6- 7.2 114 13.3 10.9-16.1 758 73.5 70.1-76.7
2nd Quartile 783 27 2.9 1.9- 4.3 27 3.2 2.1- 4.9 42 5.4 3.8- 7.5 97 12.3 9.9-15.2 590 76.2 72.6-79.5
3rd Quartile 782 25 3.2 1.9- 5.2 36 4.6 3.2- 6.6 43 5.2 3.7- 7.4 69 9.7 7.5-12.5 609 77.3 73.6-80.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 328 *** *** *** 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5 15 4.2 2.4- 7.4 35 9.9 6.8-14.2 249 74.0 67.4-79.7

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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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