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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 342 36 11.0 7.7-15.6 83 23.8 18.5-30.1 100 30.0 24.0-36.8 123 35.1 28.7-42.2
GENDER
Male 131 14 11.1 6.3-18.8 29 23.9 15.8-34.5 34 29.3 20.3-40.2 54 35.7 26.9-45.6
Female 211 22 11.0 6.9-17.1 54 23.7 17.3-31.5 66 30.7 23.2-39.4 69 34.6 25.6-44.9
RACE
White 282 28 10.3 6.8-15.2 69 23.1 17.8-29.5 74 25.8 19.9-32.7 111 40.9 33.4-48.8
Other 57 8 14.0 6.6-27.2 14 26.7 13.7-45.4 24 43.8 28.2-60.8 11 15.5 8.1-27.7
AGE
18-44 121 18 13.7 8.4-21.6 32 26.0 17.7-36.5 39 33.6 24.0-44.6 32 26.7 17.6-38.4
45+ 218 18 8.0 4.9-12.7 51 21.4 16.0-28.1 60 25.5 19.5-32.6 89 45.1 37.3-53.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 137 15 12.0 6.8-20.4 28 18.3 11.7-27.3 35 28.6 19.1-40.4 59 41.1 29.9-53.4
Some College + 205 21 10.4 6.5-16.2 55 27.7 20.4-36.3 65 31.0 23.7-39.4 64 31.0 23.9-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 16 11.2 6.4-18.8 36 21.4 14.4-30.6 51 39.0 29.3-49.6 57 28.4 20.9-37.4
$50,000+ 154 20 13.1 8.2-20.3 44 26.7 19.6-35.2 40 25.9 18.4-35.1 50 34.4 26.2-43.6

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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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