2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-50 dollars More than 50 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,034 512 48.0 44.3-51.7 213 19.7 16.9-22.8 176 16.9 14.3-19.7 50 6.1 4.4- 8.6 83 9.3 7.2-11.9
-Non-Hispanic White 669 331 47.6 43.2-52.0 140 20.1 16.8-23.8 116 18.1 14.9-21.7 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 52 9.3 6.8-12.6
GENDER
Male 363 164 42.3 36.6-48.3 83 22.4 17.9-27.7 68 18.9 14.7-24.0 15 5.1 2.8- 9.0 33 11.2 7.6-16.2
Female 306 167 54.5 47.9-61.0 57 16.9 12.6-22.3 48 16.9 12.4-22.5 15 5.0 2.9- 8.4 19 6.7 4.0-11.2
AGE
18-34 113 47 40.2 30.8-50.3 19 18.2 11.5-27.6 34 28.5 20.4-38.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 88 *** *** *** 20 20.3 12.8-30.5 13 15.8 8.9-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 144 75 55.6 46.3-64.5 31 19.8 13.3-28.3 23 14.3 9.2-21.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 142 78 51.2 41.5-60.9 24 17.0 11.0-25.5 24 18.3 11.8-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 132 65 47.4 37.9-57.2 34 25.5 18.1-34.6 16 12.3 7.1-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 160 77 47.5 38.7-56.4 36 22.9 16.2-31.4 25 15.9 10.3-23.6 *** *** *** 14 8.6 4.8-15.1
Some Post-H.S. 204 106 48.4 40.6-56.2 43 18.8 13.6-25.5 30 17.7 12.3-24.7 *** *** *** 15 9.6 5.5-16.3
College Graduate 275 133 46.2 39.4-53.1 55 20.2 15.3-26.3 59 22.0 16.8-28.1 *** *** *** 16 6.4 3.7-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 101 *** *** *** 23 22.3 14.2-33.4 20 19.1 11.9-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 269 126 46.5 39.7-53.5 50 16.6 12.3-22.0 53 20.3 15.3-26.4 16 7.0 4.2-11.7 24 9.5 6.1-14.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 178 91 52.6 43.8-61.2 37 19.4 13.4-27.2 27 14.5 9.2-22.0 *** *** *** 18 10.6 6.0-18.0
No 486 237 45.9 40.8-51.0 102 20.1 16.4-24.5 88 19.2 15.5-23.6 25 5.8 3.7- 9.0 34 9.0 6.2-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 96 *** *** *** 24 23.8 15.5-34.6 14 14.0 7.8-23.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 571 286 48.8 44.0-53.6 116 19.6 16.1-23.6 102 18.7 15.2-22.8 26 4.9 3.1- 7.6 41 8.1 5.7-11.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 175 82 45.2 36.9-53.7 29 16.3 10.9-23.7 35 20.2 14.2-27.9 *** *** *** 16 9.4 5.6-15.2
Regional City or Suburban County 201 101 50.5 42.5-58.4 50 21.9 16.2-29.0 30 15.1 10.1-22.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 293 148 46.8 40.2-53.6 61 21.2 16.3-27.2 51 19.0 14.2-24.9 *** *** *** 25 10.7 6.6-16.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 430 207 46.3 40.9-51.7 85 18.9 15.1-23.4 85 20.6 16.5-25.4 20 5.2 3.1- 8.6 33 9.0 6.2-13.0
Unemployed 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 140 68 50.1 40.1-60.0 37 26.0 18.5-35.2 20 11.1 6.7-17.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 420 192 44.8 39.3-50.3 88 19.8 15.8-24.4 80 19.1 15.1-23.8 23 5.8 3.7- 9.0 37 10.6 7.3-15.0
HOUSING
Own 510 253 47.7 42.6-52.8 105 19.4 15.8-23.6 87 17.4 13.9-21.5 25 5.7 3.6- 8.9 40 9.8 6.9-13.8
Rent 121 58 47.2 37.2-57.5 26 20.0 13.1-29.3 22 19.4 12.3-29.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 162 80 47.9 38.9-57.0 38 23.5 16.9-31.7 28 17.4 11.6-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 239 132 50.5 43.1-57.9 43 18.2 13.1-24.7 39 18.2 13.1-24.9 *** *** *** 15 8.0 4.5-13.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 268 119 45.0 38.2-51.9 59 20.1 15.2-25.9 49 18.2 13.5-24.1 14 6.0 3.5-10.1 27 10.8 7.0-16.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 233 112 47.6 40.3-55.1 48 17.6 13.0-23.4 40 17.9 12.9-24.5 *** *** *** 23 11.9 7.4-18.4
2nd Quartile 191 96 47.2 39.2-55.3 39 20.4 14.6-27.8 30 16.6 11.3-23.7 *** *** *** 16 9.3 5.3-15.8
3rd Quartile 169 81 46.5 37.9-55.4 38 23.6 16.7-32.3 33 20.1 14.0-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** 15 19.1 11.2-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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