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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

Have you ever tried to cut down or control your gambling?*

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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
-Piedmont NC 629 74 9.9 7.7-12.7 555 90.1 87.3-92.3
GENDER
Male 321 41 10.6 7.6-14.7 280 89.4 85.3-92.4
Female 308 33 9.1 6.2-13.2 275 90.9 86.8-93.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 451 35 6.0 4.2- 8.6 416 94.0 91.4-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 126 26 20.2 13.6-29.0 100 79.8 71.0-86.4
Other 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 115 17 10.8 6.3-17.9 98 89.2 82.1-93.7
35-44 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 137 18 10.3 6.2-16.6 119 89.7 83.4-93.8
55-64 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 108 14 12.1 6.8-20.6 94 87.9 79.4-93.2
75+ 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 26 17.0 11.3-24.8 109 83.0 75.2-88.7
Some Post-H.S. 199 22 9.0 5.7-13.8 177 91.0 86.2-94.3
College Graduate 260 20 5.8 3.5- 9.4 240 94.2 90.6-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 18 21.7 13.4-33.2 59 78.3 66.8-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 131 18 12.3 7.3-20.0 113 87.7 80.0-92.7
No 495 54 9.1 6.8-12.1 441 90.9 87.9-93.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 130 22 16.8 10.7-25.4 108 83.2 74.6-89.3
No 497 52 8.4 6.2-11.2 445 91.6 88.8-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 14 16.7 9.6-27.4 67 83.3 72.6-90.4
Non-Veteran 547 60 9.1 6.8-11.9 487 90.9 88.1-93.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 340 44 10.6 7.7-14.5 296 89.4 85.5-92.3
Regional City or Suburban County 159 16 8.4 4.9-14.2 143 91.6 85.8-95.1
Rural 130 14 10.1 5.6-17.6 116 89.9 82.4-94.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 406 45 8.6 6.2-11.7 361 91.4 88.3-93.8
Unemployed 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 58 13 15.3 8.3-26.5 45 84.7 73.5-91.7
151% to 200% 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 411 31 6.1 4.1- 8.9 380 93.9 91.1-95.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 171 17 9.2 5.5-15.2 154 90.8 84.8-94.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 439 53 10.0 7.4-13.3 386 90.0 86.7-92.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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