6. Jay County Archival Indicators of Risk
Like the modeling of smoking and drinking, gambling by adults sets a tone for youth expectations about what it means to be an adult. This report includes maps and tables detailing gambling behaviors by persons 18 and older. In 2002 in Jay County 249 persons gambled 6 or more times in a casino during the year, and 2,126 persons played the lottery six or more times in the last 30 days. These gambling statistics were projected based on sophisticated demographic analysis MediaMark Research, Inc. (MRI, Consumer Behavior Lifestyle 2002, 2003).
Community Risk Factor: Community Laws/Norms
Table 6.11a: Adult Gambling Behaviors (Casino and Lottery) (MRI, Consumer Behavior Lifestyle 2002, 2003)
Lottery Played 6+ Times in Last 30 days
Gambled in a Casino 6 or more times/2002
Population 18+ years and older
Per Household Gambling Behavior, 2002