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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 310 31 8.4 5.5-12.6 91 31.9 25.4-39.1 89 33.0 26.5-40.3 99 26.7 21.3-33.0
GENDER
Male 105 11 10.5 5.4-19.5 29 30.8 20.8-43.0 30 30.6 21.1-41.9 35 28.2 19.4-39.0
Female 205 20 6.8 4.1-11.0 62 32.8 24.8-41.8 59 34.8 26.3-44.4 64 25.6 19.3-33.2
RACE
White 272 25 7.7 4.9-12.1 81 33.1 26.1-41.0 80 31.8 25.1-39.3 86 27.4 21.5-34.2
Other 36 6 12.3 4.3-30.1 9 24.6 11.3-45.4 9 40.9 22.1-62.9 12 22.3 11.4-38.9
AGE
18-44 91 7 4.2 1.9- 9.1 35 41.0 29.7-53.3 32 37.4 26.5-49.7 17 17.4 10.5-27.4
45+ 218 24 12.5 7.7-19.6 56 23.2 17.7-29.9 56 28.4 21.6-36.4 82 35.9 28.7-43.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 13 7.5 3.7-14.5 28 27.7 18.0-40.0 29 28.2 18.4-40.6 57 36.7 26.8-47.7
Some College + 181 18 9.1 5.3-15.0 63 35.0 26.7-44.3 60 36.5 28.2-45.8 40 19.4 13.6-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 21 13.1 7.6-21.7 30 22.7 14.9-33.1 27 25.6 16.3-37.8 62 38.6 29.1-49.1
$50,000+ 131 8 5.3 2.5-10.7 50 39.3 29.1-50.4 46 37.7 27.9-48.5 27 17.7 11.5-26.4

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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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