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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Gambling-Non-Hispanic White

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%)
North Carolina 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
-Non-Hispanic White 954 579 59.3 55.4-63.1 136 13.6 11.1-16.5 112 12.7 10.3-15.5 84 9.6 7.5-12.3 43 4.8 3.4- 6.7
GENDER
Male 505 289 56.3 50.9-61.5 82 14.8 11.4-18.9 57 13.4 10.0-17.7 52 10.9 8.0-14.7 25 4.6 2.9- 7.3
Female 449 290 63.1 57.4-68.4 54 12.2 8.9-16.5 55 11.8 8.8-15.8 32 8.0 5.2-12.0 18 5.0 2.9- 8.3
AGE
18-34 146 81 56.5 46.8-65.8 18 14.6 8.6-23.5 25 16.5 10.5-25.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 132 78 59.6 49.8-68.6 *** *** *** 22 16.9 10.8-25.4 16 13.3 8.0-21.4 *** *** ***
45-54 181 109 59.9 51.4-67.8 27 14.1 9.3-20.7 17 9.4 5.6-15.3 16 9.1 5.1-15.7 *** *** ***
55-64 229 142 59.1 51.4-66.3 43 16.9 12.1-23.3 23 12.4 8.1-18.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 194 125 61.2 52.0-69.6 24 13.8 8.6-21.5 17 7.9 4.5-13.5 20 11.5 6.9-18.4 *** *** ***
75+ 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 214 134 63.8 55.4-71.4 38 16.2 10.8-23.7 *** *** *** 20 8.8 5.2-14.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 317 203 61.8 55.1-68.1 37 12.7 8.8-17.9 41 13.1 9.1-18.5 20 7.2 4.4-11.7 16 5.2 3.0- 8.8
College Graduate 371 210 53.7 47.7-59.6 56 13.8 10.3-18.2 47 15.9 11.8-21.0 40 12.2 8.7-16.7 18 4.5 2.6- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 111 75 73.4 62.9-81.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** 20 11.9 7.0-19.7 17 11.0 6.4-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 157 94 54.0 44.4-63.3 26 19.8 12.6-29.7 16 11.8 7.0-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 316 172 52.8 46.2-59.3 50 13.8 10.1-18.6 44 17.4 12.6-23.5 29 8.9 6.1-13.0 21 7.1 4.4-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 251 161 63.6 55.7-70.9 34 15.1 10.0-22.0 29 11.7 7.2-18.4 18 5.8 3.4- 9.8 *** *** ***
No 701 416 57.9 53.4-62.3 102 13.2 10.5-16.5 83 13.0 10.3-16.3 66 10.8 8.2-14.1 34 5.1 3.4- 7.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 227 144 64.8 56.9-71.9 29 12.4 8.3-18.3 23 7.7 4.8-12.1 18 8.6 5.0-14.5 *** *** ***
No 726 435 58.0 53.5-62.3 107 13.9 11.1-17.3 88 13.9 11.0-17.3 66 9.9 7.4-13.0 30 4.4 2.9- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 95 63.4 53.9-72.0 26 14.9 9.6-22.4 13 8.9 4.9-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 802 484 58.7 54.5-62.8 110 13.4 10.7-16.6 99 13.3 10.6-16.4 71 9.8 7.5-12.8 38 4.8 3.3- 6.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 223 119 53.6 46.1-60.9 36 15.3 10.7-21.5 33 16.9 11.7-23.7 23 8.6 5.5-13.2 12 5.6 3.1- 9.9
Regional City or Suburban County 236 141 60.5 53.0-67.5 31 11.1 7.5-16.3 27 11.6 7.8-16.9 25 11.1 7.1-16.8 *** *** ***
Rural 496 320 62.6 56.8-68.0 69 14.0 10.4-18.8 52 10.6 7.6-14.4 36 9.3 6.2-13.8 19 3.5 2.0- 6.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 577 342 56.5 51.5-61.3 80 13.6 10.5-17.4 75 14.9 11.6-18.8 53 10.6 7.8-14.3 27 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 242 149 60.6 52.8-68.0 37 14.1 9.8-19.9 21 7.4 4.5-12.0 23 10.2 6.5-15.8 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 110 72 71.3 60.3-80.2 17 15.0 8.4-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 614 352 54.7 49.9-59.5 99 15.7 12.5-19.6 78 14.8 11.6-18.8 52 9.1 6.6-12.3 33 5.7 3.9- 8.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 167 *** *** *** 25 16.9 9.5-28.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 355 222 61.9 55.4-68.1 49 12.8 9.1-17.6 37 10.3 7.1-14.8 30 10.1 6.7-14.9 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 433 249 57.3 51.8-62.5 62 13.4 10.2-17.4 59 15.6 11.9-20.2 42 8.9 6.3-12.5 21 4.8 3.1- 7.5

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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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