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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,414 208 15.4 13.3-17.8 1,206 84.6 82.2-86.7
GENDER
Male 762 117 17.1 14.1-20.5 645 82.9 79.5-85.9
Female 652 91 13.0 10.4-16.2 561 87.0 83.8-89.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 991 73 7.4 5.7- 9.6 918 92.6 90.4-94.3
Non-Hispanic Black 259 95 38.0 31.3-45.1 164 62.0 54.9-68.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 215 42 18.3 13.4-24.5 173 81.7 75.5-86.6
35-44 221 36 15.8 11.1-22.0 185 84.2 78.0-88.9
45-54 262 34 11.3 7.9-16.0 228 88.7 84.0-92.1
55-64 333 57 18.8 14.4-24.3 276 81.2 75.7-85.6
65-74 256 25 10.5 6.8-15.8 231 89.5 84.2-93.2
75+ 118 13 16.1 8.8-27.6 105 83.9 72.4-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 47 36.7 27.8-46.7 87 63.3 53.3-72.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 373 79 21.6 17.1-26.9 294 78.4 73.1-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 408 48 11.0 8.1-14.8 360 89.0 85.2-91.9
College Graduate 496 34 5.5 3.8- 8.0 462 94.5 92.0-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 53 28.6 21.8-36.6 143 71.4 63.4-78.2
$25,000- 34,999 158 34 20.9 14.6-28.9 124 79.1 71.1-85.4
$35,000- 49,999 191 30 15.8 10.7-22.7 161 84.2 77.3-89.3
$50,000-74,999 199 17 9.2 5.5-15.1 182 90.8 84.9-94.5
$75,000+ 394 25 7.0 4.4-11.0 369 93.0 89.0-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 60 16.5 12.5-21.5 315 83.5 78.5-87.5
No 1,032 148 15.2 12.8-18.0 884 84.8 82.0-87.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 29 14.2 9.5-20.7 231 85.8 79.3-90.5
Non-Veteran 1,154 179 15.7 13.4-18.3 975 84.3 81.7-86.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 748 120 17.5 14.4-21.0 628 82.5 79.0-85.6
No 666 88 13.4 10.6-16.8 578 86.6 83.2-89.4

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*Asked only of respondents who have gambled or played any games for money.

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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