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Table 1 Children’s general and gambling characteristics

From: Factors that influence children’s gambling attitudes and consumption intentions: lessons for gambling harm prevention research, policies and advocacy strategies

Gender
 Male 41 (85.4%)
 Female 7 (14.6%)
Age
 8–11 years 23 (47.9%)
 12–16 years 25 (52.1%)
Most popular producta
 Sports betting 23 (47.9%)
 Lotteries 22 (45.8%)
 Horse racing 21 (43.8%)
 EGMs 13 (27.1%)
 Casino games 5 (10.4%)
 Keno 5 (10.4%)
 Scratch cards 4 (8.3%)
 Raffle 2 (4.1%)
Gambling product children would like to try
 Sports betting 17 (35.4%)
 Lotteries 6 (12.5%)
 Horse racing 6 (12.5%)
 Casino games 6 (12.5%)
 Scratch cards 5 (10.4%)
 Raffles 3 (6.3%)
 EGMs 1 (2.1%)
 Keno 1 (2.1%)
 No response 3 (6.3%)
Ever gambled
 No 29 (60.4%)
 Yes 19 (39.6%)
Consumption intentions
 Desire to gamble in the future 18 (37.5%)
 No desire to gamble 16 (33.3%)
 Desire to try gambling now and in the future 12 (25.0%)
 Desire to try gambling now but not in the future 2 (4.2%)
  1. aChildren could select two gambling activities as the most popular. The percentages reflect the number of children in the sample and not the number of choices