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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 339 39 11.8 8.2-16.7 75 26.3 18.9-35.3 98 29.7 23.4-36.9 127 32.2 26.1-39.1
GENDER
Male 122 14 11.0 5.9-19.6 27 29.9 17.5-46.3 35 28.9 19.1-41.2 46 30.1 20.9-41.3
Female 217 25 12.5 8.3-18.5 48 22.6 16.8-29.6 63 30.5 23.4-38.7 81 34.4 27.2-42.4
RACE
White 198 19 9.2 5.5-14.8 44 29.1 18.2-42.9 62 33.9 25.1-44.0 73 27.9 20.8-36.3
Other 140 20 15.2 9.1-24.2 31 22.8 15.0-33.0 35 24.1 15.7-35.2 54 37.9 28.1-48.8
AGE
18-44 111 19 13.6 8.1-21.9 26 30.0 17.9-45.8 32 30.1 20.0-42.5 34 26.3 17.7-37.2
45+ 226 20 9.9 6.0-15.8 47 21.0 15.5-27.8 66 29.7 23.3-37.0 93 39.3 32.1-47.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 16 11.4 6.4-19.5 22 29.4 15.8-48.1 42 25.9 17.2-37.1 54 33.2 23.0-45.3
Some College + 204 23 12.0 7.5-18.8 53 24.1 17.7-31.8 56 32.4 24.2-41.9 72 31.5 24.2-39.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 28 13.4 8.5-20.6 44 33.6 22.1-47.5 51 27.2 18.8-37.7 66 25.7 18.7-34.3
$50,000+ 116 9 10.8 5.4-20.3 26 18.1 11.8-26.7 42 38.6 28.3-50.0 39 32.5 23.2-43.4

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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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