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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Tobacco Use Prevention

The North Carolina tax on a pack of cigarettes is currently 35 cents and the national average is $1.11.
How much more tax would you be willing to support if most of the money raised was used to fund
youth-smoking prevention programs and treatment o ptions for smokers 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%)
North Carolina 11,088 1,254 12.4 11.4-13.5 2,842 26.5 25.3-27.8 3,236 30.3 29.0-31.6 3,756 30.8 29.5-32.1
-Alamance County 240 33 16.7 9.8-27.0 52 19.2 13.6-26.4 57 25.9 17.2-37.2 98 38.2 29.4-47.8
GENDER
Male 88 11 19.3 8.3-38.8 21 15.9 9.2-25.9 21 28.6 14.3-49.0 35 36.2 22.5-52.5
Female 152 22 14.0 8.4-22.4 31 22.6 14.8-33.0 36 23.2 16.1-32.2 63 40.2 30.8-50.4
RACE
White 189 25 14.3 8.7-22.7 43 19.9 13.5-28.5 44 25.1 14.8-39.2 77 40.7 30.4-51.9
Other 51 8 24.4 7.4-56.8 9 16.8 7.9-32.3 13 28.8 15.3-47.4 21 29.9 16.7-47.7
AGE
18-44 67 11 19.8 8.7-39.1 13 15.9 8.2-28.5 18 30.8 16.1-50.7 25 33.5 20.0-50.3
45+ 172 22 13.5 8.3-21.2 39 23.2 16.7-31.2 39 21.1 15.1-28.6 72 42.2 33.9-51.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 12 19.5 8.3-39.3 19 11.7 6.5-19.9 18 28.1 13.7-49.1 49 40.7 26.1-57.1
Some College + 142 21 13.9 8.4-22.1 33 26.8 18.3-37.4 39 23.8 16.8-32.5 49 35.6 26.4-46.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 119 14 22.1 9.8-42.5 25 16.8 10.4-25.8 31 26.8 17.4-38.7 49 34.4 23.9-46.6
$50,000+ 97 18 15.3 8.2-26.8 25 21.2 13.0-32.5 21 25.5 11.7-47.0 33 38.0 24.3-53.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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