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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In the past 12 months, have you gambled or played any games for money?

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly* Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,925 138 3.2 2.6- 4.0 290 6.0 5.2- 6.9 276 5.9 5.1- 6.7 625 13.2 12.1-14.4 3,596 71.7 70.1-73.2
GENDER
Male 2,167 81 4.2 3.1- 5.5 187 8.7 7.3-10.3 151 7.1 5.8- 8.5 279 13.1 11.5-14.9 1,469 67.0 64.5-69.4
Female 2,758 57 2.4 1.7- 3.3 103 3.7 2.9- 4.6 125 4.8 3.9- 5.9 346 13.3 11.8-15.0 2,127 75.8 73.7-77.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,382 121 3.1 2.5- 3.9 249 5.7 4.9- 6.6 243 5.9 5.1- 6.9 585 14.0 12.8-15.4 3,184 71.2 69.5-72.9
No 529 *** *** *** 40 8.1 5.5-11.7 32 5.5 3.8- 8.0 40 8.0 5.5-11.3 401 74.3 69.3-78.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,382 29 2.3 1.4- 3.7 86 6.3 4.9- 8.2 69 5.7 4.3- 7.4 171 13.7 11.6-16.1 1,027 72.0 68.9-74.9
Overweight 1,606 47 3.3 2.3- 4.6 110 6.9 5.5- 8.6 97 6.2 4.9- 7.7 214 14.0 12.1-16.2 1,138 69.6 66.8-72.3
Obese 1,529 52 4.1 2.9- 5.8 85 5.8 4.6- 7.4 98 6.3 5.0- 7.9 205 13.6 11.6-15.9 1,089 70.1 67.2-72.9
Current Smoker
Yes 827 40 6.1 4.0- 9.1 86 10.6 8.2-13.7 73 9.1 7.0-11.8 110 13.6 10.9-16.8 518 60.6 56.2-64.9
No 4,076 97 2.6 2.1- 3.3 203 5.1 4.3- 6.0 203 5.2 4.4- 6.1 514 13.2 11.9-14.5 3,059 73.9 72.2-75.6
History of CVD**
Yes 621 *** *** *** 33 4.6 3.0- 6.9 27 4.5 2.9- 7.1 63 10.2 7.6-13.5 488 79.3 75.1-83.0
No 4,253 127 3.5 2.8- 4.3 252 6.2 5.4- 7.2 248 6.1 5.2- 7.0 559 13.7 12.5-15.0 3,067 70.6 68.9-72.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 541 20 4.3 2.4- 7.5 59 10.3 7.5-14.1 62 11.4 8.4-15.2 92 17.3 13.8-21.4 308 56.7 51.5-61.8
No 4,270 115 3.0 2.4- 3.8 219 5.4 4.6- 6.3 203 4.9 4.2- 5.8 522 12.7 11.5-14.0 3,211 74.0 72.3-75.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 281 *** *** *** 37 10.7 7.0-15.8 34 13.1 9.0-18.7 47 18.8 13.7-25.2 147 50.0 42.8-57.1
No 4,513 117 2.9 2.3- 3.7 241 5.6 4.9- 6.6 229 5.3 4.5- 6.1 567 13.0 11.9-14.3 3,359 73.1 71.5-74.7
COPD
Yes 423 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 35 7.5 4.9-11.3 30 7.6 5.0-11.5 50 12.3 8.8-17.0 293 69.4 63.6-74.7
No 4,488 122 3.2 2.6- 4.1 254 5.9 5.1- 6.8 245 5.7 4.9- 6.6 574 13.3 12.1-14.6 3,293 71.9 70.2-73.5
Current Asthma
Yes 404 *** *** *** 26 5.3 3.2- 8.8 27 7.2 4.7-11.0 47 13.7 9.8-18.8 296 72.1 66.2-77.3
No 4,498 128 3.3 2.6- 4.1 264 6.1 5.3- 7.1 246 5.7 4.9- 6.6 574 13.1 12.0-14.4 3,286 71.7 70.0-73.3
Diabetes
Yes 736 21 3.2 1.8- 5.7 44 6.1 4.3- 8.6 31 4.0 2.7- 6.0 67 9.0 6.9-11.8 573 77.6 73.7-81.1
No 4,184 116 3.2 2.6- 4.1 246 6.0 5.2- 7.0 245 6.1 5.3- 7.1 559 13.9 12.6-15.2 3,018 70.7 69.0-72.4
Disability1
Yes 1,400 35 2.4 1.5- 3.9 89 6.1 4.8- 7.8 70 5.5 4.1- 7.3 152 10.7 8.8-12.9 1,054 75.3 72.3-78.1
No 3,507 103 3.5 2.8- 4.5 200 6.0 5.1- 7.1 203 5.9 5.1- 6.9 473 14.1 12.8-15.6 2,528 70.4 68.5-72.2
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,523 38 2.8 1.8- 4.4 86 5.7 4.4- 7.4 75 4.8 3.7- 6.3 139 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,185 77.3 74.5-79.9
No 3,383 99 3.4 2.7- 4.3 204 6.2 5.2- 7.3 197 6.2 5.2- 7.2 485 14.7 13.3-16.3 2,398 69.5 67.6-71.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,636 37 2.2 1.5- 3.4 93 5.6 4.4- 7.2 79 5.2 4.0- 6.7 191 12.1 10.2-14.2 1,236 74.9 72.2-77.4
No 3,290 100 3.6 2.8- 4.6 197 6.2 5.2- 7.3 197 6.1 5.2- 7.2 435 13.7 12.3-15.2 2,361 70.4 68.4-72.3

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*Yearly equals less than once per month.

**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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