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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have there ever been periods for 2 weeks or more when you spent a lot of time thinking about
gambling or planning future gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,424 41 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,383 96.6 95.2-97.6
GENDER
Male 765 32 4.7 3.1- 6.9 733 95.3 93.1-96.9
Female 659 *** *** *** 650 98.5 96.9-99.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 996 17 2.5 1.5- 4.2 979 97.5 95.8-98.5
Non-Hispanic Black 261 12 5.0 2.6- 9.5 249 95.0 90.5-97.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 80 *** *** *** 73 93.0 84.9-97.0
AGE
18-34 216 14 6.0 3.4-10.5 202 94.0 89.5-96.6
35-44 221 *** *** *** 212 95.9 91.4-98.1
45-54 265 *** *** *** 258 97.8 94.9-99.0
55-64 336 *** *** *** 329 98.0 95.5-99.1
65-74 257 *** *** *** 254 98.2 93.9-99.5
75+ 120 *** *** *** 119 98.8 92.2-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** 128 93.7 85.5-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 377 16 4.4 2.6- 7.5 361 95.6 92.5-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 411 *** *** *** 403 98.1 95.8-99.1
College Graduate 499 11 3.1 1.6- 5.8 488 96.9 94.2-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 *** *** *** 91 93.1 81.3-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 197 *** *** *** 187 94.6 89.7-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 159 *** *** *** 154 96.6 91.6-98.7
$35,000- 49,999 193 *** *** *** 187 95.4 89.3-98.1
$50,000-74,999 200 *** *** *** 195 97.0 91.9-98.9
$75,000+ 395 *** *** *** 388 98.2 95.4-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 377 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 364 95.8 92.4-97.7
No 1,039 27 3.1 2.0- 4.8 1,012 96.9 95.2-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 *** *** *** 256 98.0 95.1-99.2
Non-Veteran 1,163 36 3.7 2.5- 5.4 1,127 96.3 94.6-97.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 752 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 733 97.0 95.0-98.2
No 672 22 3.8 2.4- 6.1 650 96.2 93.9-97.6

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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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