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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 1,370 182 12.3 10.3-14.5 1,188 87.7 85.5-89.7
-Eastern NC 486 79 17.9 13.6-23.1 407 82.1 76.9-86.4
GENDER
Male 255 47 22.2 15.7-30.5 208 77.8 69.5-84.3
Female 231 32 12.6 8.4-18.4 199 87.4 81.6-91.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 302 27 9.4 6.2-14.2 275 90.6 85.8-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 90 16 13.2 7.4-22.3 74 86.8 77.7-92.6
35-44 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 89 15 16.5 9.5-27.2 74 83.5 72.8-90.5
55-64 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 139 34 20.6 14.0-29.2 105 79.4 70.8-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 168 27 16.2 10.6-24.0 141 83.8 76.0-89.4
College Graduate 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 340 48 15.2 11.0-20.8 292 84.8 79.2-89.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 341 47 14.8 10.6-20.2 294 85.2 79.8-89.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 12 16.3 9.1-27.4 78 83.7 72.6-90.9
Non-Veteran 397 67 18.2 13.4-24.1 330 81.8 75.9-86.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 85 14 17.5 9.7-29.6 71 82.5 70.4-90.3
Rural 361 60 19.1 13.9-25.6 301 80.9 74.4-86.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 273 42 17.2 11.6-24.9 231 82.8 75.1-88.4
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 260 20 7.4 4.5-12.0 240 92.6 88.0-95.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 161 37 24.2 16.8-33.5 124 75.8 66.5-83.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 207 25 13.7 8.7-21.0 182 86.3 79.0-91.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents who reported they gambled or played any games for money.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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