2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Gambling

In the past 12 months, have you gambled or played any games for money?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Piedmont NC 2,130 77 3.3 2.5- 4.2 105 5.2 4.1- 6.6 106 5.1 4.0- 6.3 239 11.2 9.7-12.8 1,603 75.3 73.0-77.4
GENDER
Male 959 42 3.8 2.7- 5.4 71 7.6 5.7-10.1 69 6.8 5.1- 9.0 107 10.9 8.9-13.4 670 70.8 67.2-74.2
Female 1,171 35 2.8 1.9- 4.1 34 3.1 1.9- 4.9 37 3.5 2.4- 5.0 132 11.4 9.5-13.8 933 79.2 76.2-81.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,397 54 3.3 2.5- 4.5 63 4.3 3.2- 5.7 66 5.1 3.9- 6.7 180 13.2 11.3-15.4 1,034 74.1 71.3-76.7
Non-Hispanic Black 421 16 3.9 2.2- 6.9 33 9.4 6.0-14.5 23 5.6 3.4- 9.2 34 8.3 5.6-12.0 315 72.8 66.9-77.9
Other 312 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 3.7 2.2- 6.2 25 6.7 4.2-10.4 254 85.7 81.0-89.4
AGE
18-34 418 13 2.3 1.3- 4.1 *** *** *** 18 4.5 2.8- 7.3 45 10.9 8.0-14.5 328 78.7 73.9-82.8
35-44 298 15 5.3 3.1- 9.2 *** *** *** 19 6.2 3.5-11.0 32 10.7 7.3-15.6 220 71.5 64.5-77.5
45-54 379 15 3.6 2.1- 6.2 23 6.3 4.0- 9.9 28 6.6 4.4- 9.8 51 14.6 10.8-19.4 262 68.9 63.1-74.1
55-64 381 18 4.2 2.4- 7.2 30 7.7 5.1-11.3 *** *** *** 54 12.7 9.6-16.6 265 71.0 65.6-76.0
65-74 369 *** *** *** 20 4.5 2.7- 7.4 18 5.3 3.2- 8.6 36 9.4 6.5-13.3 286 79.3 74.2-83.6
75+ 244 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 213 87.5 81.5-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 145 82.7 73.4-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 491 16 3.0 1.8- 5.0 30 5.9 3.9- 8.8 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1 54 10.7 7.9-14.4 367 75.2 70.5-79.4
Some Post-H.S. 560 21 4.0 2.5- 6.3 24 4.7 2.9- 7.5 36 5.4 3.7- 7.7 62 11.4 8.7-14.8 417 74.5 70.1-78.4
College Graduate 900 34 3.3 2.3- 4.9 42 4.5 3.1- 6.3 38 4.7 3.3- 6.6 116 14.3 11.8-17.2 670 73.2 69.7-76.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 569 19 3.4 2.0- 5.8 28 5.4 3.1- 9.3 32 5.3 3.5- 7.9 52 9.0 6.5-12.2 438 77.0 72.2-81.2
No 1,548 58 3.3 2.4- 4.4 77 5.2 4.0- 6.8 71 4.8 3.7- 6.3 185 11.9 10.2-13.9 1,157 74.8 72.1-77.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 9.4 5.9-14.7 150 73.0 65.5-79.3
Non-Veteran 1,911 62 2.9 2.2- 3.9 92 5.1 3.9- 6.7 91 5.0 4.0- 6.4 216 11.4 9.8-13.1 1,450 75.5 73.1-77.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,165 49 3.8 2.8- 5.2 68 5.9 4.6- 7.7 73 6.3 4.8- 8.2 161 13.4 11.3-15.8 814 70.6 67.4-73.5
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 105 80.3 68.6-88.4
Retired 548 *** *** *** 19 3.2 1.9- 5.6 18 3.5 2.1- 5.7 45 8.3 6.0-11.4 452 82.6 78.4-86.1
Unable to Work 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 85.6 78.3-90.7
Other not in Labor Force 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 12.3 7.2-20.0 116 77.2 67.5-84.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 268 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 7.2 4.4-11.6 216 83.9 78.4-88.2
$25,000- 34,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 14.2 8.8-22.2 124 73.1 63.2-81.1
$35,000- 49,999 230 15 5.6 3.2- 9.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 7.2 3.9-12.6 171 75.7 68.7-81.6
$50,000- 74,999 265 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 11.3 7.6-16.3 196 75.4 69.0-80.9
$75,000+ 684 25 3.5 2.2- 5.5 38 6.7 4.7- 9.3 38 6.0 4.2- 8.3 103 14.8 12.0-18.1 480 69.1 64.9-73.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 82.0 71.4-89.2
101% to 150% 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.9 5.0-15.3 160 77.4 69.5-83.7
151% to 200% 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 13.1 8.1-20.5 132 71.2 62.1-78.9
More than 200% 1,118 47 3.9 2.8- 5.5 60 5.6 4.2- 7.4 59 5.3 4.0- 7.0 140 12.6 10.5-15.0 812 72.6 69.4-75.5
HOUSING
Own 1,409 47 3.1 2.2- 4.3 75 5.8 4.3- 7.8 67 4.9 3.7- 6.4 174 11.8 10.0-13.8 1,046 74.4 71.6-77.1
Rent 551 23 3.5 2.2- 5.5 24 4.0 2.4- 6.6 33 6.4 4.1- 9.9 49 9.5 7.0-12.9 422 76.6 71.9-80.6
Other arrangement 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.9 7.0-19.4 115 75.9 67.0-82.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,099 38 3.1 2.2- 4.4 55 5.3 3.8- 7.3 50 4.3 3.0- 6.0 123 12.5 10.3-15.1 833 74.8 71.6-77.8
Regional City or Suburban County 552 22 4.1 2.5- 6.6 21 3.6 2.2- 5.8 35 6.4 4.4- 9.2 66 11.1 8.6-14.3 408 74.8 70.4-78.7
Rural 479 17 2.6 1.6- 4.4 29 7.2 4.2-12.2 21 5.1 3.2- 8.1 50 8.1 5.8-11.2 362 77.0 71.7-81.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 947 37 3.6 2.4- 5.2 47 4.8 3.2- 7.3 50 5.0 3.6- 7.0 106 11.2 9.1-13.7 707 75.4 71.8-78.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,093 38 3.2 2.2- 4.6 49 5.0 3.5- 6.9 51 4.9 3.5- 6.7 125 11.5 9.5-13.9 830 75.4 72.2-78.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 666 23 3.1 2.0- 4.8 35 5.7 3.9- 8.2 34 5.2 3.6- 7.6 79 12.1 9.5-15.2 495 73.9 69.9-77.6
2nd Quartile 845 34 3.3 2.3- 4.8 33 4.5 2.8- 7.3 44 5.4 3.8- 7.7 97 11.1 8.9-13.8 637 75.6 71.8-78.9
3rd Quartile 549 *** *** *** 31 5.1 3.3- 7.6 25 4.0 2.5- 6.4 59 11.2 8.4-14.8 417 76.2 71.6-80.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Gambling.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14OCT21.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts