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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

Have there ever been periods for 2 weeks or more when you spent a lot of time thinking about
gambling or planning future gambling?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,378 58 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1,320 95.3 93.6-96.6
-Piedmont NC 633 24 3.9 2.5- 5.9 609 96.1 94.1-97.5
GENDER
Male 325 13 4.0 2.2- 7.0 312 96.0 93.0-97.8
Female 308 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 454 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 260 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 499 16 3.6 2.1- 5.9 483 96.4 94.1-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 501 14 2.9 1.7- 5.0 487 97.1 95.0-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 550 21 4.0 2.6- 6.3 529 96.0 93.7-97.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 343 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 410 13 3.4 1.9- 5.8 397 96.6 94.2-98.1
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% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 413 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 442 16 3.8 2.3- 6.3 426 96.2 93.7-97.7

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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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