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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Gambling

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
-Piedmont NC 609 360 58.1 53.5-62.5 100 16.0 13.0-19.5 69 11.7 9.1-14.9 53 9.5 7.0-12.7 27 4.8 3.2- 7.3
GENDER
Male 311 171 55.2 48.8-61.3 55 16.3 12.3-21.3 38 13.4 9.5-18.4 32 10.4 7.1-15.0 15 4.8 2.8- 8.1
Female 298 189 61.3 54.8-67.5 45 15.6 11.4-20.9 31 9.7 6.7-14.0 21 8.4 5.2-13.5 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 438 257 58.4 53.0-63.6 62 13.3 10.1-17.2 56 13.0 9.8-17.0 42 10.2 7.3-14.1 21 5.2 3.2- 8.2
Non-Hispanic Black 123 69 55.3 45.4-64.7 31 23.9 16.7-33.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 109 *** *** *** 21 18.3 11.6-27.7 16 14.8 8.5-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 103 62 57.9 47.3-67.9 15 15.2 9.0-24.5 13 13.4 7.7-22.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 134 81 61.6 52.2-70.3 21 14.2 9.1-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 126 73 57.4 48.0-66.3 25 18.9 12.7-27.3 14 11.3 6.7-18.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 130 88 64.4 54.6-73.1 16 12.8 7.7-20.6 13 10.1 5.7-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 194 120 60.2 52.1-67.7 34 17.3 12.1-24.1 23 12.2 7.8-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 252 131 51.7 44.9-58.4 47 18.4 13.7-24.2 30 12.7 8.8-18.0 31 12.1 8.3-17.2 13 5.1 2.9- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** 14 14.3 8.0-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 110 65 58.0 47.4-67.9 18 17.3 10.5-27.2 12 11.2 6.2-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 204 104 51.0 43.4-58.6 35 15.7 11.1-21.8 28 15.9 10.7-23.0 22 10.0 6.5-15.3 15 7.3 4.3-12.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 128 81 60.3 50.0-69.7 26 22.2 14.9-31.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 478 276 57.4 52.3-62.3 74 14.6 11.4-18.5 59 12.4 9.5-16.1 46 10.4 7.5-14.2 23 5.2 3.3- 8.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 125 80 63.1 53.2-72.1 21 16.5 10.4-25.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 482 278 56.8 51.7-61.7 79 15.9 12.6-19.9 60 12.8 9.8-16.6 44 10.0 7.1-13.7 21 4.6 2.8- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 *** *** *** 15 14.5 8.3-23.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 526 305 56.7 51.7-61.4 85 16.2 12.9-20.0 63 12.2 9.4-15.8 48 9.8 7.1-13.4 25 5.1 3.3- 7.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 330 183 54.7 48.5-60.7 65 19.2 14.9-24.5 38 13.0 9.3-18.0 28 8.0 5.3-11.9 16 5.1 3.0- 8.5
Regional City or Suburban County 151 94 61.9 52.9-70.1 19 11.4 7.0-17.9 15 9.4 5.6-15.5 16 12.1 7.2-19.7 *** *** ***
Rural 128 83 62.2 51.8-71.6 16 13.2 7.9-21.3 16 11.0 6.4-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 394 225 56.0 50.4-61.4 66 16.3 12.7-20.7 51 13.8 10.3-18.2 35 9.5 6.6-13.6 17 4.3 2.6- 7.1
Unemployed 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 115 *** *** *** 16 12.0 7.1-19.6 *** *** *** 12 11.5 6.3-19.9 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 399 221 54.9 49.3-60.3 68 16.1 12.5-20.5 50 14.1 10.5-18.6 38 9.4 6.6-13.2 22 5.5 3.6- 8.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 164 105 63.2 54.4-71.2 21 12.9 8.2-19.7 16 8.6 5.0-14.4 15 10.0 5.8-16.6 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 425 240 55.9 50.5-61.2 77 17.5 13.8-21.9 53 13.4 10.1-17.6 36 8.7 6.0-12.5 19 4.5 2.8- 7.2

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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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