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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How much money do you usually wager on a day when you play for money?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 dollars 6-10 dollars 11-20 dollars 21-100 dollars More than 100 dollars
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,334 805 58.6 55.3-61.8 212 16.0 13.7-18.5 144 11.2 9.3-13.4 115 9.4 7.6-11.7 58 4.8 3.5- 6.6
GENDER
Male 700 396 55.3 50.6-59.8 118 15.8 12.8-19.3 78 12.3 9.6-15.7 74 11.5 8.7-14.9 34 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Female 634 409 62.5 57.7-67.0 94 16.2 12.9-20.1 66 9.8 7.4-12.8 41 7.1 4.8-10.2 24 4.4 2.8- 7.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,204 722 58.3 54.9-61.7 191 16.2 13.8-19.0 133 11.6 9.5-14.0 107 9.5 7.6-11.8 51 4.4 3.2- 6.0
No 127 *** *** *** 20 13.9 8.2-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 345 224 62.5 56.1-68.6 50 16.0 11.7-21.5 35 9.8 6.9-13.9 28 8.2 5.4-12.3 *** *** ***
Overweight 478 267 55.1 49.6-60.4 86 16.8 13.2-21.2 55 14.0 10.4-18.6 42 8.8 6.2-12.4 28 5.3 3.4- 8.0
Obese 445 269 58.7 52.9-64.3 71 15.9 12.2-20.4 48 10.5 7.5-14.5 36 8.8 5.8-13.1 21 6.2 3.8- 9.9
Current Smoker
Yes 315 185 55.1 47.9-62.2 48 12.8 9.1-17.6 38 12.7 8.7-18.2 28 11.8 7.3-18.6 16 7.5 4.3-13.0
No 1,015 617 59.6 55.9-63.2 163 17.0 14.3-20.1 106 10.7 8.7-13.2 87 8.7 6.8-11.0 42 4.0 2.8- 5.6
History of CVD**
Yes 132 80 64.1 53.9-73.2 20 12.9 7.6-21.1 15 9.0 5.1-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,191 719 58.3 54.8-61.7 189 16.1 13.7-18.9 129 11.4 9.4-13.8 101 9.2 7.3-11.6 53 5.0 3.6- 6.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 236 119 50.6 42.6-58.6 39 17.7 12.3-24.9 35 14.7 9.9-21.2 29 11.1 7.0-17.0 *** *** ***
No 1,064 661 60.0 56.3-63.5 171 15.9 13.4-18.8 107 10.5 8.5-12.9 82 9.0 6.9-11.6 43 4.6 3.3- 6.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 141 *** *** *** 24 18.7 11.9-28.3 17 12.3 7.3-19.9 15 13.0 7.2-22.3 *** *** ***
No 1,154 697 58.7 55.1-62.2 184 15.9 13.5-18.7 124 11.3 9.2-13.7 98 9.3 7.3-11.7 51 4.9 3.5- 6.8
COPD
Yes 131 *** *** *** 24 23.0 14.7-34.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,199 715 58.2 54.7-61.6 188 15.4 13.0-18.0 135 11.6 9.6-14.0 106 9.6 7.6-12.0 55 5.2 3.8- 7.0
Current Asthma
Yes 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,215 731 58.6 55.2-62.0 188 15.2 12.9-17.8 132 11.0 9.1-13.3 107 10.0 7.9-12.4 57 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Diabetes
Yes 162 94 57.5 48.0-66.5 27 16.5 10.8-24.4 16 8.2 4.6-14.1 17 12.5 7.0-21.5 *** *** ***
No 1,172 711 58.7 55.2-62.1 185 15.9 13.5-18.7 128 11.5 9.5-13.9 98 9.1 7.2-11.5 50 4.8 3.4- 6.6
Disability1
Yes 347 217 59.8 52.9-66.3 56 18.6 13.7-24.8 38 10.6 7.0-15.7 27 8.3 4.8-13.9 *** *** ***
No 983 584 58.1 54.3-61.8 156 15.3 12.7-18.2 106 11.4 9.3-14.0 88 9.8 7.7-12.4 49 5.5 3.9- 7.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 339 213 61.5 54.6-67.9 49 15.2 10.9-20.7 35 8.5 5.7-12.3 28 10.1 6.2-16.2 *** *** ***
No 990 589 57.7 53.9-61.4 162 16.2 13.6-19.2 108 11.9 9.7-14.6 87 9.3 7.3-11.9 44 4.9 3.4- 7.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 400 259 62.6 56.5-68.3 60 15.8 11.8-20.9 35 8.5 5.8-12.3 34 8.8 5.8-13.0 *** *** ***
No 934 546 57.2 53.3-61.1 152 16.0 13.3-19.1 109 12.1 9.8-14.8 81 9.7 7.4-12.5 46 5.0 3.5- 7.1

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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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