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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 280 37 15.5 10.4-22.6 50 21.5 15.4-29.1 74 26.5 20.6-33.4 119 36.5 29.7-43.9
GENDER
Male 122 17 16.1 8.9-27.4 19 17.9 9.7-30.6 32 28.8 19.9-39.6 54 37.2 27.7-47.9
Female 158 20 15.0 8.6-24.8 31 24.9 16.8-35.2 42 24.3 17.2-33.1 65 35.8 26.5-46.3
RACE
White 251 33 15.7 10.2-23.5 43 19.1 13.0-27.2 62 24.2 18.3-31.2 113 40.9 33.3-49.0
Other 28 4 14.6 4.9-36.3 7 36.1 17.9-59.4 11 39.3 21.2-61.0 6 9.9 4.0-22.6
AGE
18-44 79 12 14.7 7.5-26.8 20 29.4 18.5-43.3 25 27.9 18.5-39.9 22 27.9 17.7-41.1
45+ 201 25 16.3 10.0-25.5 30 14.0 9.5-20.1 49 25.2 18.8-32.9 97 44.6 36.7-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 20 15.9 9.4-25.6 24 19.5 11.7-30.7 36 27.5 19.4-37.4 72 37.1 28.4-46.7
Some College + 128 17 15.0 7.9-26.7 26 24.1 15.4-35.5 38 25.2 17.6-34.7 47 35.7 25.4-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 22 16.5 9.8-26.3 28 23.5 14.8-35.2 42 26.2 18.6-35.6 68 33.9 25.7-43.1
$50,000+ 92 12 16.0 7.9-29.8 17 18.1 10.3-29.8 27 26.6 17.5-38.2 36 39.3 27.3-52.7

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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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