Gambling behavior and gambling problems in Norway 2007.

@article{Bakken2009GamblingBA,
  title={Gambling behavior and gambling problems in Norway 2007.},
  author={Inger J Bakken and Karl Gunnar G{\"o}testam and Rolf Wilhelm Gr{\aa}we and Hanne Gro Wenzel and Anita \Oren},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={333-9}
}
In Norway, legalized gambling is pervasive, easily accessible and socially accepted, particularly the participation in national lotteries. We conducted a stratified probability sample study during January-March 2007 (age group 16-74 years, N = 3,482, response rate 36.1%) to assess gambling behavior and prevalence of problematic gambling by the NORC Diagnostic Screen (NODS). Overall, 67.9% of the study population had been engaged in past-year gambling and 0.7% were past-year problematic gamblers… CONTINUE READING

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