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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

In the past 12 months, have you gambled or played any games for money?

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,151 65 3.3 2.5- 4.3 123 5.9 4.8- 7.1 115 5.5 4.5- 6.7 302 14.4 12.8-16.2 1,546 70.9 68.6-73.1
GENDER
Male 947 36 4.3 2.9- 6.1 80 8.5 6.7-10.8 60 6.2 4.7- 8.2 133 14.6 12.2-17.4 638 66.4 62.9-69.8
Female 1,204 29 2.4 1.5- 3.8 43 3.6 2.6- 5.0 55 4.9 3.7- 6.5 169 14.3 12.2-16.7 908 74.8 71.8-77.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,426 38 2.9 2.0- 4.2 82 5.9 4.6- 7.6 79 5.8 4.5- 7.3 234 16.7 14.6-19.0 993 68.8 65.9-71.5
Non-Hispanic Black 444 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7 28 6.7 4.5- 9.8 25 5.8 3.9- 8.7 46 9.9 7.2-13.3 324 72.2 67.2-76.6
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 417 *** *** *** 18 4.3 2.6- 7.1 20 4.8 3.0- 7.5 58 13.6 10.3-17.8 309 74.8 69.8-79.2
35-44 301 *** *** *** 20 6.6 4.2-10.4 21 7.7 4.8-11.9 50 16.8 12.6-22.0 198 64.5 58.2-70.2
45-54 392 16 5.2 3.0- 9.0 23 7.9 5.1-12.1 24 6.3 4.1- 9.6 64 16.0 12.4-20.3 265 64.6 59.0-69.8
55-64 391 *** *** *** 28 6.4 4.3- 9.5 21 5.9 3.8- 9.0 64 15.9 12.4-20.2 266 68.5 63.2-73.3
65-74 388 *** *** *** 27 6.7 4.4-10.0 19 4.0 2.5- 6.5 50 14.2 10.5-18.9 280 72.4 67.0-77.2
75+ 233 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 202 86.4 80.1-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 173 81.5 74.4-87.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 16 3.7 2.1- 6.3 37 7.1 5.0-10.1 28 5.7 3.8- 8.5 48 10.5 7.7-14.0 383 73.0 68.3-77.2
Some Post-H.S. 625 25 4.3 2.7- 6.6 35 5.6 4.0- 7.9 35 5.4 3.8- 7.8 96 16.1 13.1-19.7 434 68.6 64.3-72.6
College Graduate 802 20 2.3 1.4- 3.8 41 5.3 3.7- 7.4 41 6.0 4.4- 8.3 148 19.8 16.9-23.0 552 66.6 62.9-70.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 74.0 64.5-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 322 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 8.4 5.4-13.0 31 10.8 7.2-15.7 247 74.9 68.8-80.1
$25,000- 34,999 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.1 8.2-20.2 156 74.6 66.8-81.2
$35,000- 49,999 240 *** *** *** 20 9.5 5.7-15.4 14 5.6 3.1-10.0 38 15.2 10.9-20.9 159 63.9 56.4-70.8
$50,000- 74,999 296 *** *** *** 25 8.1 5.3-12.0 15 5.5 3.2- 9.4 58 19.2 14.6-24.8 188 63.2 56.9-69.2
$75,000+ 574 19 4.3 2.7- 6.9 30 5.5 3.7- 8.1 36 6.6 4.6- 9.2 114 19.5 16.2-23.3 375 64.1 59.5-68.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 510 *** *** *** 32 6.0 4.1- 8.8 27 5.7 3.7- 8.5 59 11.5 8.7-15.1 383 75.5 71.0-79.5
No 1,632 56 3.8 2.8- 5.2 91 5.9 4.7- 7.4 86 5.4 4.3- 6.8 242 15.3 13.4-17.4 1,157 69.6 66.9-72.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 570 *** *** *** 30 5.5 3.7- 8.1 28 5.2 3.4- 7.8 52 9.4 6.9-12.6 445 77.5 73.2-81.2
No 1,567 49 3.5 2.6- 4.9 93 6.1 4.8- 7.6 86 5.5 4.4- 6.9 249 16.1 14.2-18.3 1,090 68.7 66.0-71.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 *** *** *** 23 9.9 6.2-15.4 13 5.3 2.9- 9.4 36 13.7 9.7-19.0 179 67.1 60.2-73.3
Non-Veteran 1,891 57 3.2 2.3- 4.3 99 5.4 4.3- 6.7 102 5.5 4.5- 6.8 266 14.5 12.8-16.5 1,367 71.4 69.0-73.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,122 41 4.2 2.9- 6.0 66 6.1 4.7- 7.9 60 5.7 4.4- 7.4 160 14.8 12.6-17.4 795 69.1 65.9-72.2
Regional City or Suburban County 570 17 3.3 1.9- 5.6 26 4.5 3.0- 6.8 26 4.5 3.0- 6.8 84 14.8 11.8-18.5 417 72.8 68.5-76.8
Rural 459 *** *** *** 31 7.2 4.7-10.9 29 6.4 4.2- 9.8 58 12.9 9.7-16.8 334 72.5 67.5-77.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,138 41 4.1 2.9- 5.9 77 7.1 5.6- 9.1 67 6.5 5.1- 8.4 199 17.3 15.0-19.9 754 64.9 61.7-68.0
Unemployed 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 17.0 9.6-28.5 *** *** ***
Retired 569 *** *** *** 28 4.7 3.2- 7.1 27 4.0 2.7- 6.0 56 10.4 7.7-13.9 449 79.4 75.3-82.9
Unable to Work 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 126 79.0 70.7-85.5
Other not in Labor Force 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 12.0 7.6-18.4 148 78.9 71.6-84.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 9.9 5.5-17.1 104 70.7 61.4-78.5
101% to 150% 290 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 7.0 4.3-11.3 19 8.8 5.3-14.2 233 77.8 71.6-83.1
151% to 200% 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.4 5.8-17.9 101 75.4 66.1-82.9
More than 200% 1,127 38 4.4 3.1- 6.3 77 7.0 5.5- 9.0 63 5.8 4.5- 7.6 215 19.4 16.9-22.1 734 63.3 60.0-66.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 638 *** *** *** 32 5.5 3.8- 8.1 36 5.8 4.0- 8.4 87 13.8 10.9-17.2 473 73.5 69.3-77.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,430 54 4.2 3.1- 5.8 83 5.8 4.5- 7.3 75 5.4 4.2- 6.8 209 15.1 13.1-17.3 1,009 69.5 66.7-72.2

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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.

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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