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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Males

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%)
North Carolina 1,378 38 3.6 2.4- 5.3 1,340 96.4 94.7-97.6
-MALES 728 30 5.2 3.3- 8.2 698 94.8 91.8-96.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 523 13 3.3 1.7- 6.2 510 96.7 93.8-98.3
Non-Hispanic Black 137 *** *** *** 131 94.4 82.5-98.3
Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 141 13 8.4 4.4-15.4 128 91.6 84.6-95.6
35-44 108 *** *** *** 99 89.2 77.0-95.3
45-54 140 *** *** *** 138 98.8 95.5-99.7
55-64 162 *** *** *** 161 99.5 96.3-99.9
65-74 134 *** *** *** 129 95.0 87.0-98.2
75+ 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 *** *** *** 181 94.3 88.2-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 220 *** *** *** 212 96.0 90.8-98.3
College Graduate 259 *** *** *** 251 96.2 91.8-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** 91 95.6 90.3-98.1
$50,000- 74,999 126 *** *** *** 125 99.9 99.2- 100
$75,000+ 234 *** *** *** 228 96.4 92.0-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 169 *** *** *** 163 93.2 80.7-97.8
No 558 24 4.9 3.0- 7.7 534 95.1 92.3-97.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 159 *** *** *** 149 89.5 77.1-95.5
No 567 20 4.1 2.4- 6.7 547 95.9 93.3-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 *** *** *** 182 97.8 94.7-99.1
Non-Veteran 539 24 6.0 3.7- 9.7 515 94.0 90.3-96.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 197 *** *** *** 187 94.5 89.5-97.2
Regional City or Suburban County 165 *** *** *** 162 98.0 93.9-99.4
Rural 366 17 7.0 3.6-13.2 349 93.0 86.8-96.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 471 19 5.2 2.9- 9.1 452 94.8 90.9-97.1
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 158 *** *** *** 153 96.4 90.2-98.7
Unable to Work 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 451 *** *** *** 441 97.7 95.3-98.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 141 *** *** *** 133 94.1 86.1-97.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 250 *** *** *** 243 96.2 90.7-98.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 337 15 5.9 3.2-10.7 322 94.1 89.3-96.8

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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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