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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,167 81 4.2 3.1- 5.5 187 8.7 7.3-10.3 151 7.1 5.8- 8.5 279 13.1 11.5-14.9 1,469 67.0 64.5-69.4
Female 2,758 57 2.4 1.7- 3.3 103 3.7 2.9- 4.6 125 4.8 3.9- 5.9 346 13.3 11.8-15.0 2,127 75.8 73.7-77.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,345 85 2.7 2.0- 3.5 194 5.9 5.0- 7.0 196 6.1 5.1- 7.2 474 14.8 13.4-16.3 2,396 70.6 68.6-72.5
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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 18.9 11.8-28.9 118 73.5 63.4-81.6
Hispanic 293 *** *** *** 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 13 4.9 2.7- 8.5 15 6.0 3.2-11.1 249 84.3 78.6-88.8
AGE
18-34 849 24 2.9 1.8- 4.6 40 4.7 3.3- 6.7 53 6.1 4.5- 8.2 115 13.2 10.7-16.1 617 73.1 69.4-76.5
35-44 639 26 5.2 3.2- 8.3 42 7.6 5.5-10.6 45 7.5 5.3-10.3 98 15.7 12.7-19.3 428 64.0 59.4-68.3
45-54 814 30 4.5 2.9- 6.9 46 6.9 4.9- 9.5 53 6.2 4.6- 8.4 127 14.9 12.4-17.9 558 67.5 63.5-71.2
55-64 1,018 25 2.7 1.7- 4.4 78 6.6 5.1- 8.6 62 6.2 4.6- 8.3 136 14.1 11.7-16.8 717 70.3 66.8-73.6
65-74 992 27 2.5 1.6- 3.9 60 6.3 4.7- 8.5 45 4.3 3.1- 6.0 112 12.1 9.7-14.9 748 74.8 71.3-78.0
75+ 559 *** *** *** 20 3.3 2.0- 5.3 16 3.4 1.9- 5.9 37 6.8 4.4-10.3 480 85.8 81.8-89.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 543 16 3.9 2.1- 7.2 27 5.5 3.5- 8.6 22 3.9 2.5- 6.1 25 5.2 3.2- 8.2 453 81.5 76.9-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,344 33 3.0 2.0- 4.5 90 7.1 5.6- 9.1 79 6.4 4.9- 8.4 132 11.0 9.0-13.4 1,010 72.4 69.3-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,480 45 3.4 2.4- 4.9 96 6.3 5.0- 7.8 96 6.4 5.0- 8.0 196 14.4 12.3-16.7 1,047 69.6 66.6-72.3
College Graduate 1,548 44 2.8 1.9- 4.0 77 4.9 3.7- 6.4 79 5.8 4.5- 7.4 269 19.1 16.8-21.5 1,079 67.5 64.6-70.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 451 15 3.2 1.7- 5.8 18 5.5 3.1- 9.5 19 4.1 2.4- 6.9 32 8.9 5.8-13.4 367 78.4 72.8-83.1
$15,000- 24,999 808 27 3.9 2.3- 6.6 50 5.8 4.2- 8.0 47 6.9 4.9- 9.4 74 10.0 7.6-13.0 610 73.4 69.3-77.2
$25,000- 34,999 473 14 2.3 1.2- 4.1 29 6.7 4.1-10.7 28 6.5 4.2- 9.9 51 11.2 7.9-15.7 351 73.3 67.8-78.1
$35,000- 49,999 607 16 3.8 2.0- 7.2 48 8.7 6.1-12.3 33 5.6 3.7- 8.3 88 14.3 11.3-17.9 422 67.6 62.7-72.2
$50,000-74,999 647 19 3.5 1.9- 6.3 49 7.2 5.1- 9.9 43 7.1 4.9-10.2 103 16.9 13.6-20.7 433 65.4 60.7-69.8
$75,000+ 1,073 34 4.4 3.0- 6.3 58 5.5 4.1- 7.4 70 6.9 5.3- 9.0 207 19.2 16.6-22.1 704 64.0 60.5-67.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,400 35 2.4 1.5- 3.9 89 6.1 4.8- 7.8 70 5.5 4.1- 7.3 152 10.7 8.8-12.9 1,054 75.3 72.3-78.1
No 3,507 103 3.5 2.8- 4.5 200 6.0 5.1- 7.1 203 5.9 5.1- 6.9 473 14.1 12.8-15.6 2,528 70.4 68.5-72.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,523 38 2.8 1.8- 4.4 86 5.7 4.4- 7.4 75 4.8 3.7- 6.3 139 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,185 77.3 74.5-79.9
No 3,383 99 3.4 2.7- 4.3 204 6.2 5.2- 7.3 197 6.2 5.2- 7.2 485 14.7 13.3-16.3 2,398 69.5 67.6-71.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 668 21 3.5 2.1- 5.7 54 8.7 6.3-12.0 37 5.5 3.8- 7.9 95 14.1 11.3-17.5 461 68.1 63.7-72.2
Non-Veteran 4,257 117 3.2 2.5- 4.0 235 5.7 4.8- 6.6 239 5.9 5.1- 6.8 531 13.1 11.9-14.4 3,135 72.1 70.4-73.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,238 44 4.1 2.9- 5.8 75 6.1 4.8- 7.8 71 5.8 4.5- 7.5 178 14.8 12.7-17.3 870 69.1 66.1-72.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,112 32 3.3 2.2- 4.9 56 4.9 3.6- 6.6 55 4.8 3.6- 6.5 162 14.4 12.1-17.1 807 72.5 69.2-75.5
Rural 2,578 62 2.5 1.7- 3.7 159 6.6 5.4- 8.1 150 6.5 5.3- 7.9 286 11.4 9.9-13.1 1,921 73.0 70.6-75.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,437 84 4.2 3.2- 5.5 171 7.1 5.9- 8.5 162 7.0 5.9- 8.4 376 15.7 14.0-17.5 1,644 66.0 63.6-68.2
Unemployed 187 *** *** *** 14 7.0 3.7-12.8 *** *** *** 22 14.3 8.7-22.6 136 72.5 63.5-79.9
Retired 1,422 26 1.6 1.0- 2.6 72 5.8 4.4- 7.5 62 4.2 3.1- 5.5 138 9.8 8.0-11.9 1,124 78.7 75.9-81.2
Unable to Work 486 13 2.9 1.6- 5.3 23 3.9 2.3- 6.5 24 5.4 3.4- 8.7 42 7.7 5.4-11.0 384 80.0 75.3-84.0
Other not in Labor Force 377 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 4.7 2.8- 7.7 47 12.6 9.1-17.2 293 77.7 72.4-82.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 10.8 5.6-20.0 128 76.4 66.4-84.1
50% to 100% 428 16 3.3 1.8- 6.0 26 7.2 4.7-10.8 26 7.2 4.6-11.0 38 9.5 6.5-13.6 322 72.9 67.3-77.8
101% to 150% 748 22 4.0 2.3- 6.9 48 5.6 3.8- 8.1 46 6.5 4.7- 9.1 59 8.4 6.1-11.4 573 75.5 71.3-79.3
151% to 200% 337 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 13 5.0 2.6- 9.7 18 7.3 4.3-12.1 37 10.1 6.8-14.7 256 74.9 68.5-80.3
More than 200% 2,364 70 4.0 3.0- 5.3 153 6.5 5.4- 7.9 145 6.5 5.3- 7.8 405 18.0 16.2-19.9 1,591 65.1 62.7-67.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,060 26 3.1 1.8- 5.3 66 7.7 5.6-10.6 60 6.6 4.7- 9.1 101 8.3 6.5-10.5 807 74.3 70.5-77.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,831 42 2.0 1.4- 2.9 103 5.6 4.4- 7.1 100 6.0 4.8- 7.6 215 12.3 10.5-14.3 1,371 74.1 71.5-76.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,037 70 4.1 3.1- 5.4 121 5.8 4.8- 7.1 116 5.5 4.5- 6.8 310 15.5 13.7-17.4 1,420 69.1 66.7-71.4

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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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