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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Females

Have there ever been periods for 2 weeks or more when you spent a lot of time thinking about
gambling or planning future gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,378 58 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1,320 95.3 93.6-96.6
-FEMALES 650 19 3.2 1.9- 5.2 631 96.8 94.8-98.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 461 *** *** *** 451 97.7 95.4-98.8
Non-Hispanic Black 134 *** *** *** 128 94.6 88.2-97.7
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 105 *** *** *** 101 95.2 87.8-98.2
35-44 112 *** *** *** 106 94.6 88.0-97.6
45-54 130 *** *** *** 129 99.2 94.2-99.9
55-64 148 *** *** *** 144 98.1 94.4-99.3
65-74 111 *** *** *** 108 97.2 90.6-99.2
75+ 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 156 *** *** *** 149 94.5 88.4-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 233 *** *** *** 225 97.2 93.5-98.8
College Graduate 226 *** *** *** 222 97.5 93.1-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 98 *** *** *** 95 95.6 86.5-98.7
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** 72 97.6 85.1-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** 93 98.3 91.3-99.7
$50,000- 74,999 97 *** *** *** 94 97.0 88.4-99.3
$75,000+ 155 *** *** *** 151 97.3 92.4-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 183 *** *** *** 175 96.0 91.3-98.3
No 463 11 2.9 1.5- 5.4 452 97.1 94.6-98.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 189 *** *** *** 180 94.5 88.6-97.4
No 457 *** *** *** 447 97.6 95.4-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 624 18 3.3 2.0- 5.4 606 96.7 94.6-98.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 187 *** *** *** 184 98.4 94.7-99.5
Regional City or Suburban County 151 *** *** *** 145 96.0 91.1-98.3
Rural 312 *** *** *** 302 95.9 91.7-98.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 362 *** *** *** 353 96.9 93.9-98.5
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 142 *** *** *** 138 97.3 92.4-99.1
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** 59 93.5 79.9-98.1
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** 60 98.2 88.4-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** 49 93.1 79.2-98.0
101% to 150% 89 *** *** *** 85 94.5 85.8-98.0
151% to 200% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 357 *** *** *** 348 97.4 94.6-98.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 120 *** *** *** 115 92.8 81.1-97.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 228 *** *** *** 221 96.7 92.6-98.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 302 *** *** *** 295 97.8 95.2-99.0

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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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