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Variable Label: # of times in life made bet of any kind


link to respondent booklet (RB, PG 51)

The next questions are about how often you have ever bet or gambled for money. In answering, think about all the times you ever made a bet of any sort -- (COMPLEX SENTENCE, READ CAREFULLY) from betting on sports in an office pool to playing cards with friends, buying lottery tickets, playing bingo, speculating on high risk stocks, playing pool or golf for money, playing slot machines, betting on horse races, and any other kind of betting or gambling. Taking all these things together, what's your best estimate of how many times you ever made a bet of any kind in your entire life?


2 1-10 TIMES

3 11-50 TIMES

4 51-100 TIMES

5 101-500 TIMES

6 501-1000 TIMES

7 MORE THAN 1000

21-10 TIMES206624.51%10.32%
311-50 TIMES142116.86%07.10%
451-100 TIMES87710.40%04.38%
5101-500 TIMES80109.50%04.00%
6501-1000 TIMES33704.00%01.68%
7MORE THAN 100068908.17%03.44%
-8DONT KNOW29-00.14%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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