SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Durham County 299 34 14.3 8.8-22.4 99 31.9 25.4-39.3 95 34.4 27.1-42.6 71 19.3 13.7-26.6
GENDER
Male 113 12 13.6 5.8-28.7 37 29.3 19.9-41.0 37 39.6 27.6-53.0 27 17.5 9.3-30.5
Female 186 22 15.2 9.3-23.8 62 34.9 27.1-43.6 58 28.6 21.7-36.6 44 21.4 15.3-29.1
RACE
White 182 16 9.3 5.4-15.6 68 38.2 30.0-47.2 62 38.2 29.3-48.0 36 14.2 9.9-20.0
Other 115 18 19.0 9.8-33.5 31 26.8 17.8-38.4 33 31.5 20.8-44.6 33 22.7 13.6-35.4
AGE
18-44 108 19 18.7 10.0-32.1 37 31.9 22.3-43.3 39 36.7 25.6-49.4 13 12.7 5.8-25.9
45+ 189 15 8.3 4.9-13.9 62 32.2 25.1-40.2 56 31.4 24.0-40.0 56 28.0 21.2-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 11 12.6 6.3-23.6 26 31.8 20.1-46.3 18 32.7 19.1-49.8 22 23.0 13.7-36.0
Some College + 222 23 15.1 8.1-26.4 73 32.0 24.5-40.6 77 35.2 26.9-44.5 49 17.7 11.1-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 17 18.8 9.2-34.8 38 29.3 19.6-41.3 36 34.8 22.7-49.1 35 17.1 11.1-25.5
$50,000+ 150 14 9.3 5.3-15.7 58 40.3 31.5-49.9 53 36.9 28.3-46.4 25 13.5 8.7-20.2

Back to Tobacco Use Prevention.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook