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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 1,378 38 3.6 2.4- 5.3 1,340 96.4 94.7-97.6
GENDER
Male 728 30 5.2 3.3- 8.2 698 94.8 91.8-96.7
Female 650 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,240 26 2.6 1.7- 4.1 1,214 97.4 95.9-98.3
No 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 361 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Obese 457 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 323 19 7.9 4.4-13.7 304 92.1 86.3-95.6
No 1,051 18 2.2 1.3- 3.7 1,033 97.8 96.3-98.7
History of CVD**
Yes 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,231 33 3.5 2.3- 5.4 1,198 96.5 94.6-97.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 245 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,096 22 3.1 1.9- 5.1 1,074 96.9 94.9-98.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,192 31 3.6 2.3- 5.4 1,161 96.4 94.6-97.7
COPD
Yes 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,240 32 3.1 2.0- 4.8 1,208 96.9 95.2-98.0
Current Asthma
Yes 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,256 34 3.6 2.3- 5.4 1,222 96.4 94.6-97.7
Diabetes
Yes 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,211 36 3.9 2.6- 5.8 1,175 96.1 94.2-97.4
Disability1
Yes 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,022 26 3.0 1.9- 4.7 996 97.0 95.3-98.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 349 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,024 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 1,003 97.5 96.0-98.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 410 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 968 27 3.5 2.2- 5.7 941 96.5 94.3-97.8

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*Asked of respondents who reported they gambled or played any games for money.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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