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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-African Americans

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

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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 6,185 86 1.4 1.1- 1.8 335 5.8 5.1- 6.6 290 4.9 4.3- 5.6 717 12.3 11.3-13.3 4,757 75.6 74.3-76.9
-African Americans 1,185 23 2.4 1.5- 3.9 68 6.3 4.9- 8.2 64 5.2 3.9- 6.8 114 10.4 8.4-12.8 916 75.7 72.6-78.6
GENDER
Male 421 *** *** *** 38 9.1 6.4-12.8 25 5.8 3.8- 8.8 46 12.7 9.2-17.2 300 69.2 63.7-74.2
Female 764 *** *** *** 30 4.2 2.8- 6.1 39 4.7 3.2- 6.7 68 8.6 6.5-11.2 616 80.8 77.3-83.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,159 23 2.5 1.5- 4.0 68 6.5 5.0- 8.4 64 5.3 4.0- 7.0 110 10.3 8.3-12.7 894 75.5 72.3-78.4
AGE
18-34 218 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 12.2 8.0-18.0 167 75.8 68.8-81.7
35-44 166 *** *** *** 14 8.4 4.8-14.2 *** *** *** 20 12.1 7.7-18.5 119 71.4 63.4-78.3
45-54 226 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 6.0 3.3-10.5 26 10.6 6.9-16.1 169 74.5 67.6-80.4
55-64 262 *** *** *** 16 7.7 4.5-12.7 22 7.6 4.8-11.8 21 8.6 5.3-13.8 196 73.2 66.5-79.0
65-74 186 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 82.8 76.0-87.9
75+ 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 100 85.5 75.6-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 *** *** *** 14 8.8 4.8-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 76.3 67.1-83.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 385 *** *** *** 24 7.1 4.5-10.9 21 5.5 3.4- 8.8 34 10.6 7.2-15.3 299 74.9 69.3-79.8
Some Post-H.S. 334 *** *** *** 18 4.9 2.9- 8.0 22 6.6 4.2-10.4 32 9.8 6.6-14.2 256 77.1 71.5-81.8
College Graduate 297 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 40 14.1 10.0-19.4 226 74.0 67.7-79.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 191 84.7 77.7-89.8
$15,000- 24,999 259 *** *** *** 15 6.8 3.8-12.0 15 5.8 3.2-10.2 20 7.8 4.8-12.5 203 76.5 69.7-82.1
$25,000- 34,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 71.8 61.6-80.2
$35,000- 49,999 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 11.3 6.6-18.6 96 71.5 62.1-79.4
$50,000- 74,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.6 7.0-21.6 67 71.5 60.2-80.6
$75,000+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 22.2 14.4-32.5 78 59.6 49.4-69.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 343 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 5.1 3.1- 8.4 29 8.9 5.8-13.4 275 80.3 74.9-84.8
No 831 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6 53 7.0 5.2- 9.4 44 5.2 3.7- 7.3 84 10.8 8.4-13.7 632 74.3 70.6-77.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 *** *** *** 13 11.0 6.2-18.8 14 12.6 7.2-21.1 20 16.7 10.5-25.4 83 58.6 48.8-67.7
Non-Veteran 1,053 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 55 5.7 4.2- 7.7 50 4.2 3.0- 5.8 94 9.6 7.5-12.1 833 77.9 74.7-80.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 595 *** *** *** 34 6.1 4.2- 8.8 33 4.8 3.3- 7.0 49 9.2 6.7-12.5 466 76.7 72.3-80.6
No 590 *** *** *** 34 6.5 4.5- 9.4 31 5.5 3.6- 8.1 65 11.4 8.6-15.1 450 74.8 70.3-78.8

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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