TABLE 3-8 Percentages of Adolescents Reporting That They Have Participated in Various Types of Gambling

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Form of Gambling

Range

Median

Number of Studies

Range

Median

Number of Studies

Any gambling

39-92

85

21

52-89

73

6

Cards

21-59

53

17

32-71

42

9

Casino

3-84

27

13

1-71

10

6

Financial markets

15-23

18

7

Illicit

2-10

9

3

Lottery

15-69

42

19

10-65

28

11

Pari-mutuel

7-41

20

15

4-29

9

8

Skill

12-51

41

17

22-60

31

10

Sports betting

11-49

31

17

16-53

40

10

Video lottery terminal

24-28

26

3

NOTE: The estimates are independent and not necessarily from the same studies (i.e., some studies reported only lifetime proportions, and some studies reported both lifetime and past-year proportions of various forms of gambling participation).

SOURCE: Summarized from studies identified in Table 3-7 that reported pertinent data.



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