Income differences and recreational gambling.

  title={Income differences and recreational gambling.},
  author={Declan T. Barry and Paul K. Maciejewski and Rani A. Desai and Marc N. Potenza},
  journal={Journal of addiction medicine},
  volume={1 3},
The purpose of this study was to examine the correlates of recreational gambling in lower-income compared with middle/higher-income groups. We examined, by logistic regression, a nationally representative U.S. adult sample (n = 2417) from the 1998 Gambling Impact and Behavior Study (GIBS) to investigate the influence of income on the association between recreational gambling and general health and psychosocial measures, and on gambling attitudes and behaviors among recreational gamblers. An… CONTINUE READING
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