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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Non-Hispanic White

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,370 182 12.3 10.3-14.5 1,188 87.7 85.5-89.7
-Non-Hispanic White 978 84 7.3 5.7- 9.4 894 92.7 90.6-94.3
GENDER
Male 518 50 8.2 5.9-11.2 468 91.8 88.8-94.1
Female 460 34 6.3 4.2- 9.3 426 93.7 90.7-95.8
AGE
18-34 152 17 7.6 4.4-13.0 135 92.4 87.0-95.6
35-44 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 186 14 6.8 3.9-11.5 172 93.2 88.5-96.1
55-64 230 16 7.4 4.3-12.3 214 92.6 87.7-95.7
65-74 202 21 8.3 4.8-14.1 181 91.7 85.9-95.2
75+ 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 221 24 7.5 4.6-12.0 197 92.5 88.0-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 322 31 8.3 5.6-12.2 291 91.7 87.8-94.4
College Graduate 383 25 5.7 3.6- 8.9 358 94.3 91.1-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 136 14 8.5 4.8-14.6 122 91.5 85.4-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 331 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 255 30 8.8 5.8-13.2 225 91.2 86.8-94.2
No 721 52 6.6 4.8- 9.1 669 93.4 90.9-95.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 233 27 9.1 5.8-14.0 206 90.9 86.0-94.2
No 744 57 6.9 5.1- 9.3 687 93.1 90.7-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 20 12.0 7.4-18.9 133 88.0 81.1-92.6
Non-Veteran 825 64 6.6 5.0- 8.9 761 93.4 91.1-95.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 231 19 5.5 3.4- 8.9 212 94.5 91.1-96.6
Regional City or Suburban County 243 19 7.6 4.6-12.1 224 92.4 87.9-95.4
Rural 505 46 8.4 5.8-12.0 459 91.6 88.0-94.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 590 46 6.8 4.9- 9.5 544 93.2 90.5-95.1
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 251 20 7.4 4.3-12.5 231 92.6 87.5-95.7
Unable to Work 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 109 18 12.3 7.2-20.4 91 87.7 79.6-92.8
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 636 41 5.5 3.8- 8.0 595 94.5 92.0-96.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 169 19 10.8 6.1-18.5 150 89.2 81.5-93.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 365 30 7.1 4.6-10.9 335 92.9 89.1-95.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 445 35 6.7 4.6- 9.5 410 93.3 90.5-95.4

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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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