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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Gambling

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 4,925 138 3.2 2.6- 4.0 290 6.0 5.2- 6.9 276 5.9 5.1- 6.7 625 13.2 12.1-14.4 3,596 71.7 70.1-73.2
-Eastern NC 1,792 49 3.8 2.6- 5.5 112 6.4 5.0- 8.1 108 6.3 5.0- 7.8 206 11.2 9.5-13.2 1,317 72.3 69.6-75.0
GENDER
Male 800 27 4.7 2.7- 8.0 72 9.3 6.9-12.4 58 7.3 5.4- 9.8 91 10.7 8.5-13.5 552 68.1 63.7-72.1
Female 992 22 3.0 1.8- 4.9 40 3.8 2.6- 5.3 50 5.4 3.9- 7.4 115 11.7 9.3-14.5 765 76.2 72.7-79.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,060 26 2.6 1.6- 4.2 61 5.5 4.0- 7.4 72 6.5 5.0- 8.6 136 12.1 10.0-14.6 765 73.2 69.8-76.4
Non-Hispanic Black 513 *** *** *** 41 9.5 6.4-13.9 28 6.9 4.6-10.4 48 9.7 6.8-13.7 378 67.4 61.5-72.8
Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 293 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 8.0 5.2-12.1 38 12.2 8.3-17.4 206 69.6 63.0-75.6
35-44 225 *** *** *** 16 9.5 5.4-16.2 16 6.5 3.6-11.4 32 13.7 9.3-19.8 151 61.9 53.4-69.7
45-54 288 *** *** *** 18 5.4 3.3- 8.8 17 5.1 3.0- 8.4 43 12.8 9.3-17.5 201 73.5 67.5-78.7
55-64 405 *** *** *** 33 7.3 4.8-10.8 29 7.3 4.6-11.3 46 11.1 8.1-15.1 291 73.0 67.5-77.8
65-74 384 *** *** *** 18 4.1 2.3- 7.1 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 36 9.1 6.2-13.2 300 78.6 73.3-83.1
75+ 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 157 85.8 78.7-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 169 80.6 71.6-87.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 *** *** *** 34 6.9 4.3-10.7 35 6.8 4.6- 9.7 54 12.0 8.6-16.4 414 71.4 66.1-76.2
Some Post-H.S. 569 16 2.8 1.5- 4.9 45 8.0 5.7-11.1 41 7.7 5.4-10.9 63 10.4 7.9-13.6 404 71.1 66.4-75.4
College Graduate 465 *** *** *** 22 4.0 2.3- 7.0 25 5.1 3.3- 7.9 77 17.0 13.2-21.6 326 69.5 64.0-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 150 82.5 73.9-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 297 *** *** *** 20 7.7 4.6-12.6 21 6.7 4.2-10.6 24 7.7 5.0-11.7 220 70.3 62.9-76.7
$25,000- 34,999 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 7.5 4.5-12.3 137 75.9 66.6-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 260 *** *** *** 20 9.0 5.1-15.3 *** *** *** 35 12.4 8.5-17.9 189 71.5 63.9-78.0
$50,000- 74,999 211 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 9.1 5.3-15.1 28 13.4 8.7-20.0 145 68.7 60.1-76.1
$75,000+ 333 *** *** *** 20 5.3 3.2- 8.7 24 7.7 4.7-12.6 63 19.5 14.8-25.2 216 62.5 55.9-68.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 575 *** *** *** 40 7.3 5.1-10.3 28 4.9 3.2- 7.3 61 9.4 7.0-12.5 430 74.6 69.8-78.9
No 1,211 33 3.8 2.4- 5.8 71 6.0 4.4- 8.1 79 6.8 5.2- 8.8 146 12.1 10.0-14.6 882 71.3 67.9-74.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 617 *** *** *** 34 5.8 3.9- 8.6 31 4.5 3.0- 6.7 57 8.4 6.1-11.4 480 77.9 73.3-81.9
No 1,169 34 4.0 2.6- 6.0 78 6.7 5.0- 8.9 74 6.9 5.3- 9.0 149 12.6 10.4-15.2 834 69.8 66.3-73.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 290 *** *** *** 22 7.8 4.8-12.6 16 5.3 3.1- 8.9 40 13.2 9.2-18.6 203 70.5 63.9-76.3
Non-Veteran 1,503 40 3.9 2.5- 5.9 90 6.1 4.7- 8.0 92 6.5 5.1- 8.2 167 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,114 72.6 69.6-75.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.9 9.2-23.2 75 68.8 59.1-77.0
Regional City or Suburban County 304 *** *** *** 20 6.8 4.1-11.3 14 4.8 2.7- 8.3 37 10.8 7.6-15.3 223 73.3 67.1-78.6
Rural 1,374 36 3.8 2.4- 6.0 83 6.3 4.7- 8.3 83 6.5 5.0- 8.3 152 10.9 9.0-13.3 1,020 72.5 69.2-75.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 838 29 5.3 3.3- 8.6 65 7.5 5.5-10.3 59 6.9 5.1- 9.3 112 13.0 10.5-16.0 573 67.2 63.0-71.2
Unemployed 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 524 *** *** *** 24 5.7 3.6- 8.9 22 4.4 2.7- 7.1 49 8.8 6.3-12.1 419 79.3 74.7-83.2
Unable to Work 225 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 9.0 5.7-14.0 177 79.8 73.2-85.1
Other not in Labor Force 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 12.4 6.9-21.2 95 73.7 63.6-81.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 173 *** *** *** 13 9.9 5.5-17.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 131 73.6 64.9-80.7
101% to 150% 284 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 6.5 3.8-11.0 22 7.1 4.4-11.3 214 72.4 64.4-79.2
151% to 200% 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 10.3 5.8-17.5 102 76.1 65.2-84.5
More than 200% 812 20 3.7 2.0- 6.5 51 5.7 4.1- 8.0 54 7.1 5.1- 9.7 127 15.7 12.9-19.0 560 67.8 63.6-71.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 652 *** *** *** 42 7.6 5.0-11.3 38 6.5 4.4- 9.4 60 7.7 5.7-10.5 495 73.9 69.0-78.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 803 21 2.8 1.7- 4.7 43 5.0 3.4- 7.4 44 5.9 4.2- 8.3 93 10.9 8.5-13.9 602 75.3 71.4-78.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 339 *** *** *** 27 7.2 4.7-10.9 26 6.6 4.3-10.2 54 16.4 12.2-21.6 221 65.1 58.7-71.0

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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 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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