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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,370 182 12.3 10.3-14.5 1,188 87.7 85.5-89.7
-FEMALES 649 73 10.0 7.7-13.1 576 90.0 86.9-92.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 460 34 6.3 4.2- 9.3 426 93.7 90.7-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 134 27 18.5 11.9-27.5 107 81.5 72.5-88.1
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 105 13 7.9 4.3-14.0 92 92.1 86.0-95.7
35-44 112 12 12.5 6.6-22.2 100 87.5 77.8-93.4
45-54 130 14 9.5 5.2-16.6 116 90.5 83.4-94.8
55-64 147 18 11.1 6.5-18.4 129 88.9 81.6-93.5
65-74 111 13 12.5 6.5-22.9 98 87.5 77.1-93.5
75+ 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 156 30 18.0 11.9-26.4 126 82.0 73.6-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 232 24 8.6 5.5-13.4 208 91.4 86.6-94.5
College Graduate 226 16 5.4 3.1- 9.2 210 94.6 90.8-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 98 13 11.4 6.3-19.9 85 88.6 80.1-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 11 10.4 5.3-19.5 84 89.6 80.5-94.7
$50,000- 74,999 97 *** *** *** 89 90.1 78.2-95.9
$75,000+ 154 *** *** *** 146 96.4 92.2-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 183 33 17.0 11.4-24.6 150 83.0 75.4-88.6
No 462 39 7.6 5.3-11.0 423 92.4 89.0-94.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 189 37 20.3 14.1-28.4 152 79.7 71.6-85.9
No 456 36 6.6 4.4- 9.6 420 93.4 90.4-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 623 70 9.7 7.3-12.7 553 90.3 87.3-92.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 187 22 9.1 5.6-14.5 165 90.9 85.5-94.4
Regional City or Suburban County 151 17 9.8 5.6-16.8 134 90.2 83.2-94.4
Rural 311 34 11.0 7.3-16.2 277 89.0 83.8-92.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 361 33 8.0 5.3-11.9 328 92.0 88.1-94.7
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 142 12 8.0 3.9-15.6 130 92.0 84.4-96.1
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** 52 89.9 80.1-95.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 89 15 13.3 7.4-22.7 74 86.7 77.3-92.6
151% to 200% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 356 26 6.8 4.2-10.7 330 93.2 89.3-95.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 120 18 15.6 9.0-25.7 102 84.4 74.3-91.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 227 23 10.4 6.3-16.7 204 89.6 83.3-93.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 302 32 8.6 5.8-12.5 270 91.4 87.5-94.2

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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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