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Title: Gambling and Problem Gambling Prevalence Among Adults in Florida: A Report to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.
Authors: Shapira, Nathan A.
Ferguson, Mary Ann
Frost-Pineda, Kimberly
Gold, Mark S.
Keywords: Gambling -- Florida -- Statistics;Compulsive gambling -- Florida -- Statistics
Issue Date: Oct-2002
Abstract: This report presents the results of the first statewide survey in Florida to evaluate adult gambling participation and the prevalence of problem and pathological gambling in the State. The main purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence of gambling related problems among adults, ages 18 and older, within the State of Florida. A secondary purpose is to identify the types of gambling causing the greatest difficulties for adults in the State. Additional objectives include comparing Florida’s findings with national and state data, determining availability and scope of gambling specific treatment statewide and identifying other areas of interest related to problem gambling.
Description: Permission granted to archive report in repository by Jennifer Campbell, Deputy Director, The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.
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