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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars More than 100 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,334 805 58.6 55.3-61.8 212 16.0 13.7-18.5 144 11.2 9.3-13.4 115 9.4 7.6-11.7 58 4.8 3.5- 6.6
GENDER
Male 700 396 55.3 50.6-59.8 118 15.8 12.8-19.3 78 12.3 9.6-15.7 74 11.5 8.7-14.9 34 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Female 634 409 62.5 57.7-67.0 94 16.2 12.9-20.1 66 9.8 7.4-12.8 41 7.1 4.8-10.2 24 4.4 2.8- 7.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 955 580 59.4 55.5-63.1 136 13.6 11.1-16.5 112 12.7 10.3-15.5 84 9.6 7.5-12.3 43 4.8 3.4- 6.7
Non-Hispanic Black 265 155 55.8 48.4-63.0 56 21.8 16.4-28.3 22 7.8 4.9-12.4 20 8.6 4.8-14.9 12 6.0 3.0-11.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 237 123 52.7 45.1-60.1 46 20.3 14.9-27.2 32 12.6 8.4-18.4 25 9.7 6.0-15.4 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8
35-44 209 121 56.0 47.9-63.8 24 12.4 7.9-18.8 29 13.5 9.1-19.6 25 14.5 9.2-22.0 *** *** ***
45-54 262 165 62.3 55.2-68.9 39 14.1 10.0-19.5 23 9.3 5.9-14.2 19 7.5 4.4-12.4 16 6.9 4.0-11.6
55-64 303 188 60.0 53.3-66.3 57 17.8 13.3-23.3 31 11.6 8.0-16.7 15 5.6 3.2- 9.5 12 5.1 2.7- 9.2
65-74 238 153 62.4 54.3-69.8 31 13.2 8.6-19.6 21 8.6 5.2-14.0 25 11.3 7.2-17.2 *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** 13 14.3 7.6-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 11.8 6.2-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 211 61.5 54.7-67.8 58 17.3 12.7-23.1 25 8.2 5.4-12.5 26 7.7 4.8-12.2 13 5.3 2.7-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 440 276 60.2 54.5-65.6 65 16.8 12.9-21.5 52 11.4 8.2-15.5 28 7.1 4.6-10.7 19 4.6 2.7- 7.5
College Graduate 471 259 52.7 47.4-58.0 82 16.8 13.2-21.2 54 13.3 10.0-17.5 51 11.6 8.6-15.4 25 5.5 3.5- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 125 62.4 53.4-70.6 32 17.0 11.5-24.5 20 8.4 5.1-13.6 16 9.7 4.9-18.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 125 *** *** *** 19 17.0 9.9-27.6 12 8.3 4.4-15.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 189 113 60.5 51.5-68.8 31 13.8 9.1-20.4 24 13.2 8.5-20.1 17 11.4 6.3-19.5 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 215 127 56.9 48.6-64.8 41 20.6 14.4-28.5 20 9.8 6.0-15.6 17 7.3 4.3-12.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 372 201 52.8 46.8-58.8 60 14.9 11.2-19.5 48 15.3 11.2-20.7 34 9.0 6.3-12.9 29 7.9 5.3-11.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 347 217 59.8 52.9-66.3 56 18.6 13.7-24.8 38 10.6 7.0-15.7 27 8.3 4.8-13.9 *** *** ***
No 983 584 58.1 54.3-61.8 156 15.3 12.7-18.2 106 11.4 9.3-14.0 88 9.8 7.7-12.4 49 5.5 3.9- 7.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 339 213 61.5 54.6-67.9 49 15.2 10.9-20.7 35 8.5 5.7-12.3 28 10.1 6.2-16.2 14 4.7 2.6- 8.5
No 990 589 57.7 53.9-61.4 162 16.2 13.6-19.2 108 11.9 9.7-14.6 87 9.3 7.3-11.9 44 4.9 3.4- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 129 64.2 56.4-71.4 36 14.3 9.8-20.4 22 10.4 6.6-16.0 19 7.8 4.6-12.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,123 676 57.7 54.1-61.2 176 16.2 13.7-19.1 122 11.3 9.2-13.8 96 9.7 7.6-12.3 53 5.1 3.6- 7.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 369 208 55.3 49.5-61.1 68 18.3 14.2-23.3 45 13.6 9.9-18.3 31 7.8 5.3-11.5 17 4.9 3.0- 8.1
Regional City or Suburban County 302 176 57.9 51.2-64.3 43 12.9 9.3-17.8 34 11.7 8.2-16.4 35 12.3 8.5-17.6 14 5.2 2.8- 9.4
Rural 664 422 61.7 56.6-66.6 101 15.7 12.3-19.9 65 8.9 6.6-11.8 49 9.1 6.2-13.1 27 4.6 2.7- 7.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 804 476 56.5 52.2-60.6 127 15.8 13.0-19.1 95 13.0 10.4-16.1 67 9.7 7.3-12.8 39 5.0 3.4- 7.3
Unemployed 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 290 179 61.2 54.1-67.8 44 13.7 9.8-18.8 25 7.6 4.8-11.9 29 10.8 7.3-15.8 13 6.7 3.3-12.9
Unable to Work 102 *** *** *** 19 20.1 12.1-31.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 11.5 6.3-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 103 *** *** *** 15 16.5 9.6-26.9 12 9.7 5.1-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 177 115 63.3 53.2-72.3 30 17.6 11.7-25.6 14 6.3 3.3-11.6 13 7.7 3.2-17.8 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 82 *** *** *** 12 11.6 5.5-22.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 781 445 55.6 51.3-59.8 133 16.3 13.4-19.8 93 13.6 10.8-16.9 66 8.7 6.6-11.4 44 5.8 4.2- 8.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 257 169 61.4 52.4-69.6 40 17.8 11.9-25.8 23 6.4 3.9-10.4 16 8.1 4.1-15.5 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 460 280 60.5 54.8-66.0 72 14.9 11.3-19.4 48 9.9 7.1-13.7 40 10.1 7.1-14.1 20 4.6 2.6- 7.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 618 357 56.8 52.2-61.3 100 16.1 13.0-19.8 73 13.1 10.3-16.6 59 9.4 6.9-12.7 29 4.6 3.1- 6.8

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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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