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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Males

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
-MALES 728 39 5.9 4.0- 8.7 689 94.1 91.3-96.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 523 17 2.7 1.5- 4.7 506 97.3 95.3-98.5
Non-Hispanic Black 137 17 13.9 7.5-24.1 120 86.1 75.9-92.5
Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 141 *** *** *** 134 95.6 90.0-98.1
35-44 108 *** *** *** 99 88.4 76.1-94.8
45-54 140 *** *** *** 135 97.1 92.7-98.9
55-64 162 *** *** *** 155 95.7 90.7-98.0
65-74 134 *** *** *** 124 91.2 82.9-95.7
75+ 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 12 5.5 3.0-10.0 178 94.5 90.0-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 220 13 5.4 2.8-10.1 207 94.6 89.9-97.2
College Graduate 259 *** *** *** 253 98.0 95.0-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 53 *** *** *** 51 97.0 88.5-99.3
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** 89 88.8 77.4-94.8
$50,000- 74,999 126 *** *** *** 123 97.8 92.6-99.4
$75,000+ 234 *** *** *** 229 98.2 95.3-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 169 12 9.6 4.2-20.5 157 90.4 79.5-95.8
No 558 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7 531 95.0 92.3-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 159 13 11.7 5.5-23.0 146 88.3 77.0-94.5
No 567 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3 541 95.3 92.7-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 *** *** *** 178 95.5 91.4-97.6
Non-Veteran 539 29 6.3 4.0- 9.8 510 93.7 90.2-96.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 197 *** *** *** 187 94.6 89.7-97.2
Regional City or Suburban County 165 *** *** *** 157 96.0 91.7-98.1
Rural 366 21 7.4 4.0-13.2 345 92.6 86.8-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 471 21 5.3 3.0- 9.1 450 94.7 90.9-97.0
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 158 *** *** *** 148 92.9 86.2-96.5
Unable to Work 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 56 *** *** *** 53 94.1 82.9-98.1
101% to 150% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 451 16 3.2 1.9- 5.4 435 96.8 94.6-98.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 141 11 7.8 3.9-15.1 130 92.2 84.9-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 250 *** *** *** 241 96.9 93.5-98.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 337 19 7.0 4.1-12.0 318 93.0 88.0-95.9

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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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