Gambling in Kentucky: A Research Report on the Prevalence of Gambling among Kentucky Residents
MetadataShow full item record
Abstractof Kentucky’s Survey Research Center to conduct a statewide study of Kentuckians’ lifetime gambling behaviors. The study developed a survey instrument consisting of 12 questions derived from the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria for compulsive gambling. The Kentucky Survey Research Center used these questions in a random telephone survey of non-institutionalized Kentuckians 18 years of age or older. Calls were made from October 30-December 10, 2008. A total of 2,401 households were contacted. Of these, 195 were ineligible to complete the survey, 1,356 refused to participate or did not complete the survey, and 850 completed the survey. The Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO) response rate was 43.5 percent. The margin of error is approximately ±3.4 percent.
Permission granted to archive report in repository by Mike Stone, Executive Director, Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling (KYCPG).
CorporateKentucky Council on Problem Gambling
FacultyKentucky Council on Problem Gambling
PublisherKentucky Council on Problem Gambling
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Beare, Margaret E.; Hampton, Howard; Canada. Solicitor General Canada. Programs Branch; Canada. Solicitor General Canada. Ministry Secretariat (Solicitor General Canada, Ministry Secretariat, 1984)This document presents descriptions and an analyses of legalized gambling operations and legislation in countries which have social systems similiar to Canada. The primary focus is on the United States and England, with ...
Smith, Garry J.; Wynne, Harold J. (Alberta Gaming Research Institute, 2000-10)The Alberta Gaming Research Institute commissioned this literature review of the economics of gambling and government and industry gambling policy and practice. The review is designed to accomplish the following ...
Chicago. Better Government Association (Better Government Association (BGA), 1992-10)This report provides an investigation of a Chicago casino proposal and an analysis of gambling's social effects. Benefits and costs of gambling are also defined and considered.