2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 4,485 3,436 75.7 74.1-77.2 823 18.8 17.5-20.2 226 5.5 4.6- 6.5
-Piedmont NC 2,130 1,603 75.2 72.9-77.3 432 20.0 18.1-22.1 95 4.8 3.7- 6.3
GENDER
Male 958 670 70.9 67.3-74.2 239 23.8 20.8-27.0 49 5.4 3.6- 7.9
Female 1,172 933 78.9 75.9-81.6 193 16.7 14.3-19.4 46 4.4 3.0- 6.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,396 1,034 74.1 71.3-76.6 319 22.9 20.4-25.6 43 3.1 2.2- 4.3
Non-Hispanic Black 422 315 72.4 66.5-77.6 73 17.7 13.7-22.5 34 9.9 6.3-15.3
Other 312 254 85.7 81.0-89.4 40 10.0 7.0-14.1 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4
AGE
18-34 417 328 78.9 74.2-83.0 72 16.4 12.9-20.6 17 4.6 2.6- 8.1
35-44 298 220 71.5 64.5-77.5 64 21.4 16.5-27.3 *** *** ***
45-54 379 262 68.8 63.1-74.0 101 27.6 22.6-33.2 16 3.6 2.1- 6.1
55-64 378 265 71.4 65.9-76.3 88 22.2 17.8-27.3 25 6.4 4.1- 9.8
65-74 373 286 77.4 72.0-82.0 70 18.4 14.2-23.5 17 4.2 2.4- 7.2
75+ 244 213 87.5 81.5-91.8 26 11.0 7.0-17.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 145 82.4 73.2-89.0 19 8.5 5.0-14.1 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 490 367 75.3 70.6-79.5 84 17.1 13.5-21.3 39 7.6 5.3-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 563 417 73.8 69.3-77.7 126 22.6 18.9-26.8 20 3.6 2.1- 6.3
College Graduate 897 670 73.6 70.1-76.9 203 24.0 20.9-27.5 24 2.4 1.5- 3.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 438 76.6 71.8-80.8 107 18.0 14.5-22.1 25 5.5 3.1- 9.4
No 1,547 1,157 74.8 72.1-77.3 320 20.6 18.3-23.0 70 4.6 3.4- 6.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 215 150 72.4 64.9-78.7 58 25.0 18.9-32.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,910 1,450 75.5 73.0-77.7 372 19.5 17.5-21.6 88 5.1 3.8- 6.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,167 814 70.4 67.2-73.3 294 24.6 21.9-27.5 59 5.0 3.7- 6.8
Unemployed 130 105 80.9 69.1-88.9 17 9.2 5.3-15.4 *** *** ***
Retired 549 452 82.2 78.0-85.8 77 14.6 11.3-18.6 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Unable to Work 134 109 85.6 78.3-90.7 21 12.1 7.4-19.2 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 143 116 77.2 67.5-84.7 23 17.7 11.5-26.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 269 216 83.7 78.2-88.0 38 11.8 8.1-16.9 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 163 124 72.6 62.8-80.6 29 18.0 11.8-26.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 230 171 75.5 68.4-81.4 42 17.6 12.5-24.1 17 6.9 4.0-11.8
$50,000- 74,999 265 196 74.9 68.3-80.5 58 21.0 15.8-27.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 684 480 69.1 64.9-73.0 185 28.3 24.6-32.4 19 2.6 1.5- 4.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 172 138 82.0 71.4-89.2 25 10.8 6.6-17.1 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 207 160 77.4 69.5-83.7 33 14.2 9.6-20.5 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 176 132 70.9 61.8-78.6 29 20.1 13.4-28.9 15 9.0 5.1-15.4
More than 200% 1,119 812 72.3 69.2-75.3 268 24.5 21.6-27.5 39 3.2 2.2- 4.6
HOUSING
Own 1,408 1,046 74.3 71.5-77.0 312 21.6 19.2-24.2 50 4.1 2.8- 5.9
Rent 552 422 76.4 71.8-80.5 92 16.4 13.1-20.3 38 7.2 4.8-10.8
Other arrangement 149 115 75.9 67.0-82.9 27 19.2 12.9-27.6 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,100 833 74.6 71.3-77.6 212 19.7 17.1-22.6 55 5.8 4.1- 8.0
Regional City or Suburban County 551 408 75.0 70.6-78.9 123 21.8 18.1-26.0 20 3.2 1.9- 5.2
Rural 479 362 76.8 71.5-81.4 97 18.4 14.7-22.9 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 946 707 75.4 71.9-78.7 193 19.7 16.9-22.9 46 4.8 3.2- 7.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,095 830 75.1 71.9-78.0 219 19.8 17.2-22.7 46 5.1 3.5- 7.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 667 495 73.7 69.6-77.4 142 21.6 18.2-25.4 30 4.7 3.1- 7.0
2nd Quartile 846 637 75.5 71.8-78.9 165 18.5 15.7-21.6 44 6.0 4.0- 9.0
3rd Quartile 548 417 76.0 71.4-80.1 112 21.0 17.2-25.5 19 3.0 1.7- 5.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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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