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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

States add a special tax to cigarettes. The national average is $0.84. and the NC tax is 5 cents.
How much additional tax on a pack of cigarettes would you be willing to support if a considerable portion of the money raised was used to fund smoking pre vention programs for our youth and provide treatment options for tobacco users who want to quit?

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  Total
Respond.^
<$0.25-$0.49 $0.50-$1.00 >$1.00 No tax
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 519 68 12.5 9.3-16.8 102 21.3 16.5-27.0 184 38.1 32.8-43.6 165 28.1 23.7-33.0
GENDER
Male 519 68 12.5 9.3-16.8 102 21.3 16.5-27.0 184 38.1 32.8-43.6 165 28.1 23.7-33.0
RACE
African American 519 68 12.5 9.3-16.8 102 21.3 16.5-27.0 184 38.1 32.8-43.6 165 28.1 23.7-33.0

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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