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Table 3 Attitudes towards EGMs by the frequency of attendance at venues

From: Attitudes towards community gambling venues and support for regulatory reform: an online panel study of residents in New South Wales, Australia

  Venue attendance Sig
Did not attend 105 (21.0%) Attended infrequently 214 (42.8%) Attended frequently 181 (36.2%) Total 500 (100.0%)
χ 2 p value
It would be better if clubs and hotels were not so reliant on money from EGMs Strongly agree 47 (44.8%) 89 (41.6%) 59 (32.6%) 195 (39.0%) 15.81 .015*
Agree 49 (46.7%) 115 (53.7%) 95 (52.5%) 259 (51.8%)
Disagree 8 (7.6%) 10 (4.7%) 25 (13.8%) 43 (8.6%)
Strongly disagree 1 (1.0%) 0 2 (1.1%) 3 (0.6%)
I would prefer to attend a club or hotel that did not have EGMs Strongly agree 39 (37.1%) 54 (25.2%) 34 (18.8%) 127 (25.4%) 24.87 < .001*
Agree 43 (41.0%) 99 (46.3%) 68 (37.6%) 210 (42.0%)
Disagree 17 (16.2%) 54 (25.2%) 70 (38.7%) 141 (28.2%)
Strongly disagree 6 (5.7%) 7 (3.3%) 9 (5.0%) 22 (4.4%)
  1. *Indicates values significant at the 95% level