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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

Have you ever lied to family members or friends about how much you gamble or how much
money you have lost gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,378 38 3.6 2.4- 5.3 1,340 96.4 94.7-97.6
GENDER
Male 728 30 5.2 3.3- 8.2 698 94.8 91.8-96.7
Female 650 *** *** *** 642 98.4 96.6-99.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 985 16 2.2 1.2- 3.8 969 97.8 96.2-98.8
Non-Hispanic Black 271 *** *** *** 261 95.2 89.0-98.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 246 15 5.7 3.2-10.0 231 94.3 90.0-96.8
35-44 220 12 7.0 3.4-13.9 208 93.0 86.1-96.6
45-54 270 *** *** *** 268 99.4 97.6-99.9
55-64 310 *** *** *** 308 99.0 95.8-99.8
65-74 246 *** *** *** 239 96.0 90.6-98.4
75+ 80 *** *** *** 80 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 90 *** *** *** 84 91.2 77.2-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 14 4.8 2.6- 8.7 332 95.2 91.3-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 453 *** *** *** 444 97.6 94.8-98.9
College Graduate 486 *** *** *** 477 97.6 95.1-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 *** *** *** 82 95.7 87.3-98.6
$15,000- 24,999 202 13 11.1 5.8-20.2 189 88.9 79.8-94.2
$25,000- 34,999 126 *** *** *** 124 96.4 86.1-99.1
$35,000- 49,999 193 *** *** *** 186 97.8 95.0-99.0
$50,000-74,999 223 *** *** *** 222 99.9 99.5- 100
$75,000+ 389 *** *** *** 382 97.5 94.7-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 352 12 5.8 2.7-11.9 340 94.2 88.1-97.3
No 1,022 26 3.0 1.9- 4.7 996 97.0 95.3-98.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 349 17 7.8 4.2-14.1 332 92.2 85.9-95.8
No 1,024 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 1,003 97.5 96.0-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 215 *** *** *** 209 98.1 95.5-99.2
Non-Veteran 1,163 32 3.9 2.6- 5.9 1,131 96.1 94.1-97.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 384 12 3.6 1.9- 6.5 372 96.4 93.5-98.1
Regional City or Suburban County 316 *** *** *** 310 98.1 95.5-99.2
Rural 679 20 4.7 2.6- 8.4 659 95.3 91.6-97.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 833 22 3.4 2.0- 5.8 811 96.6 94.2-98.0
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** 50 94.6 82.1-98.5
Retired 301 *** *** *** 295 97.2 93.1-98.9
Unable to Work 103 *** *** *** 98 94.5 86.0-98.0
Other not in Labor Force 87 *** *** *** 85 95.6 84.0-98.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 108 *** *** *** 100 91.7 82.6-96.3
101% to 150% 180 11 8.5 3.7-18.5 169 91.5 81.5-96.3
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 808 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 797 98.5 97.1-99.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 262 *** *** *** 252 94.9 89.5-97.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 478 *** *** *** 468 97.4 94.4-98.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 639 18 3.9 2.2- 6.7 621 96.1 93.3-97.8

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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.

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