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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Non-Hispanic White

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,344 85 2.7 2.0- 3.5 194 5.9 5.0- 7.0 196 6.1 5.1- 7.2 473 14.8 13.4-16.3 2,396 70.6 68.6-72.5
GENDER
Male 1,478 44 3.1 2.1- 4.4 129 8.6 7.0-10.6 112 7.8 6.2- 9.7 215 14.5 12.5-16.7 978 66.1 63.1-69.0
Female 1,866 41 2.3 1.6- 3.5 65 3.5 2.6- 4.6 84 4.5 3.5- 5.8 258 15.0 13.1-17.2 1,418 74.6 72.0-77.0
AGE
18-34 473 *** *** *** 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 35 7.5 5.1-10.7 76 14.5 11.3-18.5 330 71.1 66.1-75.6
35-44 363 *** *** *** 20 6.4 3.9-10.2 27 8.3 5.4-12.5 71 19.6 15.3-24.7 232 61.8 55.8-67.5
45-54 525 17 3.7 2.1- 6.4 35 8.3 5.7-12.0 34 5.6 3.8- 8.1 91 17.1 13.8-21.0 348 65.3 60.4-70.0
55-64 725 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5 53 6.1 4.4- 8.3 48 6.3 4.5- 8.8 106 15.4 12.6-18.8 500 69.6 65.5-73.5
65-74 772 18 1.9 1.1- 3.4 49 6.2 4.4- 8.7 38 4.4 3.1- 6.3 95 12.9 10.2-16.3 572 74.5 70.6-78.1
75+ 457 *** *** *** 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 *** *** *** 35 8.0 5.1-12.2 388 84.7 79.9-88.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 7.2 4.0-12.4 204 79.0 72.2-84.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 845 15 2.4 1.4- 4.3 61 7.3 5.4- 9.7 50 6.5 4.6- 9.2 88 11.2 8.8-14.3 631 72.6 68.6-76.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,040 29 3.1 2.0- 4.8 63 6.0 4.5- 7.9 71 6.8 5.2- 8.9 148 15.2 12.8-18.1 729 68.9 65.3-72.2
College Graduate 1,196 31 2.0 1.3- 3.0 56 4.4 3.1- 6.0 65 5.9 4.5- 7.8 217 20.5 17.9-23.4 827 67.2 64.0-70.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 9.8 5.5-16.8 188 75.9 67.7-82.6
$15,000- 24,999 431 *** *** *** 30 6.5 4.1-10.0 23 6.4 3.9-10.3 47 11.9 8.4-16.5 320 72.7 66.9-77.8
$25,000- 34,999 290 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 7.5 4.3-12.7 36 14.1 9.4-20.5 214 71.8 64.6-77.9
$35,000- 49,999 423 *** *** *** 35 8.7 5.6-13.1 24 5.2 3.2- 8.4 62 14.2 10.8-18.5 292 69.1 63.3-74.4
$50,000- 74,999 484 *** *** *** 36 7.6 5.1-11.0 33 6.9 4.5-10.6 74 17.4 13.6-21.9 328 65.5 60.1-70.6
$75,000+ 908 25 3.5 2.2- 5.5 44 4.9 3.4- 6.9 60 7.0 5.3- 9.3 186 20.4 17.5-23.6 593 64.2 60.4-67.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 982 22 1.7 1.0- 2.7 60 5.7 4.2- 7.7 51 5.6 3.9- 7.9 116 12.1 9.8-14.9 733 74.9 71.3-78.1
No 2,351 63 3.1 2.2- 4.1 134 6.0 4.9- 7.4 143 6.2 5.1- 7.5 357 15.8 14.1-17.7 1,654 69.0 66.6-71.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,017 23 2.0 1.2- 3.2 51 5.2 3.7- 7.2 54 4.8 3.5- 6.7 98 10.5 8.3-13.2 791 77.5 74.1-80.6
No 2,315 62 3.0 2.2- 4.0 143 6.2 5.1- 7.6 140 6.4 5.3- 7.8 375 16.4 14.7-18.4 1,595 67.9 65.5-70.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 485 *** *** *** 38 8.2 5.4-12.2 27 5.2 3.4- 7.9 71 15.1 11.7-19.3 337 69.3 64.1-74.1
Non-Veteran 2,858 73 2.7 2.1- 3.7 155 5.5 4.6- 6.7 169 6.2 5.2- 7.4 403 14.8 13.2-16.4 2,058 70.7 68.6-72.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 719 24 4.1 2.6- 6.5 40 5.6 3.9- 7.8 37 5.4 3.8- 7.7 122 17.1 14.2-20.4 496 67.8 63.8-71.6
Regional City or Suburban County 796 23 3.1 1.9- 4.9 42 5.1 3.6- 7.1 43 5.3 3.8- 7.3 128 16.5 13.6-19.9 560 70.1 66.1-73.7
Rural 1,830 38 1.6 1.1- 2.4 112 6.6 5.2- 8.4 116 6.9 5.5- 8.7 224 12.4 10.6-14.4 1,340 72.5 69.7-75.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,621 50 3.3 2.3- 4.6 120 7.4 6.0- 9.2 110 7.1 5.7- 8.8 285 17.9 15.8-20.2 1,056 64.2 61.3-67.0
Unemployed 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,116 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7 56 5.7 4.2- 7.7 53 4.3 3.1- 5.8 121 11.0 8.8-13.5 866 77.5 74.3-80.4
Unable to Work 268 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 8.8 5.4-13.9 211 80.2 73.7-85.5
Other not in Labor Force 238 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 6.1 3.4-10.7 31 12.1 8.0-17.7 183 77.1 70.2-82.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 13.5 8.3-21.1 135 69.0 59.9-76.8
101% to 150% 433 *** *** *** 31 5.6 3.6- 8.6 28 6.8 4.4-10.3 41 10.6 7.3-15.2 324 75.0 69.4-79.8
151% to 200% 226 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 10.2 6.6-15.6 172 75.2 67.5-81.6
More than 200% 1,852 49 3.2 2.2- 4.5 115 6.3 5.1- 7.9 117 6.4 5.2- 8.0 329 18.8 16.7-21.0 1,242 65.3 62.6-67.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 648 *** *** *** 37 7.6 5.0-11.4 40 6.7 4.3-10.4 74 10.1 7.6-13.3 484 73.4 68.3-77.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,341 29 1.7 1.1- 2.6 78 6.0 4.5- 7.9 81 6.7 5.2- 8.6 165 13.1 11.0-15.6 988 72.5 69.3-75.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,356 43 3.6 2.5- 5.1 79 5.4 4.2- 6.9 75 5.4 4.2- 6.9 235 17.4 15.2-19.9 924 68.2 65.3-71.0

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*Yearly equals less than once per month.

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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