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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 310 41 15.0 10.4-21.2 93 31.2 25.0-38.3 82 27.1 21.3-33.7 94 26.7 21.2-32.9
GENDER
Male 128 14 13.5 7.6-22.8 31 29.2 19.7-40.8 40 29.6 21.1-39.9 43 27.7 19.5-37.7
Female 182 27 16.6 10.3-25.6 62 33.3 25.7-41.9 42 24.5 17.3-33.5 51 25.6 19.1-33.4
RACE
White 233 27 12.4 7.6-19.6 70 31.9 24.5-40.4 65 27.3 20.7-35.1 71 28.3 21.7-35.9
Other 75 14 20.5 11.7-33.6 23 30.3 19.6-43.8 17 27.1 16.8-40.5 21 22.1 13.8-33.4
AGE
18-44 77 14 21.8 12.6-34.9 26 32.7 21.4-46.4 19 25.1 15.5-38.1 18 20.4 12.1-32.4
45+ 230 27 10.4 6.9-15.4 65 30.1 23.5-37.6 62 28.0 21.6-35.3 76 31.5 25.1-38.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 18 21.4 12.2-34.8 22 23.6 14.3-36.4 22 19.4 11.8-30.3 48 35.6 25.8-46.7
Some College + 199 23 12.1 7.5-18.9 70 34.7 26.9-43.4 60 30.7 23.4-39.2 46 22.5 16.3-30.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 19 16.7 9.9-26.9 34 28.7 19.5-40.0 33 28.2 19.1-39.5 49 26.4 19.0-35.4
$50,000+ 140 18 12.8 7.5-21.1 51 34.7 25.6-45.1 38 27.2 19.3-36.9 33 25.3 17.6-34.9

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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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