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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 993 39 5.7 3.8- 8.3 71 7.6 5.8-10.0 56 6.3 4.7- 8.4 98 9.9 7.9-12.4 729 70.5 66.8-73.9
GENDER
Male 395 27 8.8 5.4-14.0 42 11.4 8.0-16.0 26 6.5 4.2- 9.7 38 9.8 6.8-13.8 262 63.6 57.4-69.3
Female 598 *** *** *** 29 4.7 3.0- 7.1 30 6.2 4.2- 9.1 60 10.0 7.4-13.3 467 76.0 71.5-80.0
AGE
18-34 196 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 10.9 6.8-17.0 143 73.7 65.8-80.2
35-44 141 *** *** *** 14 12.6 7.1-21.3 *** *** *** 17 10.6 6.2-17.5 90 58.0 47.7-67.7
45-54 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 9.4 5.2-16.2 20 10.5 6.4-16.6 117 66.1 57.3-73.9
55-64 220 *** *** *** 19 8.5 5.1-13.9 *** *** *** 22 10.3 6.4-16.2 162 70.8 62.9-77.7
65-74 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 135 76.3 67.6-83.3
75+ 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 107 77.8 66.5-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 *** *** *** 22 8.1 4.8-13.3 22 7.6 4.9-11.7 25 8.5 5.3-13.4 262 70.5 63.9-76.3
Some Post-H.S. 279 *** *** *** 23 7.6 4.8-11.8 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6 28 11.2 7.5-16.3 202 71.3 64.7-77.2
College Graduate 236 *** *** *** 16 7.5 4.2-12.9 *** *** *** 40 16.1 11.4-22.3 158 62.6 54.8-69.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 74.9 64.2-83.2
$15,000- 24,999 216 *** *** *** 14 5.8 3.2-10.3 17 8.5 5.0-14.2 *** *** *** 160 71.7 63.1-78.9
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 87 72.6 61.0-81.8
$35,000- 49,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.1 7.3-22.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.9 6.7-20.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 13.6 8.1-21.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 284 *** *** *** 18 6.7 3.9-11.3 13 5.0 2.8- 8.8 22 5.4 3.4- 8.5 221 78.2 71.3-83.8
No 703 29 6.0 4.0- 9.1 52 8.0 5.8-10.9 43 6.8 4.9- 9.4 76 11.5 8.9-14.7 503 67.7 63.3-71.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 335 *** *** *** 27 8.1 5.1-12.4 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 25 6.9 4.2-11.0 257 74.7 67.8-80.5
No 654 27 5.8 3.8- 8.8 44 7.5 5.3-10.6 41 6.8 4.8- 9.4 73 11.2 8.7-14.4 469 68.7 64.1-72.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 77 64.9 54.1-74.4
Non-Veteran 875 32 5.4 3.5- 8.3 60 7.4 5.4- 9.9 46 6.0 4.4- 8.2 85 9.9 7.8-12.6 652 71.2 67.2-74.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 326 17 5.8 3.3- 9.9 25 8.4 5.6-12.6 25 7.6 5.0-11.3 39 11.7 8.3-16.1 220 66.6 60.5-72.1
Regional City or Suburban County 195 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 9.0 5.6-14.3 144 75.2 67.4-81.6
Rural 472 *** *** *** 34 7.5 4.7-11.7 23 6.3 4.0- 9.8 36 8.5 5.6-12.6 365 72.1 65.9-77.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 470 25 8.3 5.2-13.1 37 8.5 5.8-12.3 35 8.4 5.8-11.9 60 11.5 8.7-15.0 313 63.3 57.8-68.5
Unemployed 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 246 *** *** *** 14 6.4 3.5-11.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 207 83.9 77.6-88.6
Unable to Work 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 124 78.7 70.1-85.3
Other not in Labor Force 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 96 73.4 63.0-81.7
101% to 150% 204 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 8.1 4.6-14.1 *** *** *** 153 70.9 61.7-78.7
151% to 200% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 339 17 9.2 5.4-15.1 28 8.5 5.6-12.6 24 8.7 5.7-13.2 50 14.0 10.3-18.8 220 59.6 53.1-65.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 278 *** *** *** 24 9.7 5.4-16.8 16 8.7 5.1-14.5 *** *** *** 216 72.3 64.0-79.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 307 *** *** *** 19 5.9 3.6- 9.7 *** *** *** 31 8.8 5.7-13.4 237 77.9 71.9-82.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 408 21 7.2 4.3-11.8 28 7.8 5.3-11.5 30 6.8 4.6- 9.9 53 12.6 9.4-16.6 276 65.6 60.0-70.8

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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 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.

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