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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,075 153 14.7 11.8-18.2 238 25.1 21.5-29.0 255 25.1 21.5-29.0 429 35.2 31.5-39.0
AGE
18-24 31 6 27.2 11.1-52.8 7 20.6 8.1-43.4 9 25.1 11.3-46.7 9 27.1 13.2-47.5
25-34 134 19 11.6 6.4-20.2 40 29.8 21.2-40.0 41 36.8 27.0-47.7 34 21.9 15.2-30.4
35-44 197 31 14.5 9.5-21.6 50 27.4 19.4-37.2 52 27.2 19.8-36.2 64 30.8 23.3-39.5
45-54 240 39 16.0 10.9-22.9 51 23.9 17.1-32.3 59 23.5 17.0-31.5 91 36.6 28.9-45.1
55-64 201 32 17.2 11.2-25.4 45 25.1 17.9-34.0 40 20.1 13.9-28.3 84 37.6 30.0-45.9
65-74 163 21 12.5 7.3-20.8 27 15.2 9.7-23.2 37 17.6 12.1-24.8 78 54.7 44.8-64.2
75+ 96 5 6.0 2.4-14.3 14 21.7 12.3-35.5 15 12.6 6.3-23.8 62 59.7 46.1-71.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 9 7.4 3.1-16.6 27 20.0 11.4-32.9 42 24.6 17.1-34.1 95 48.0 37.8-58.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 54 17.9 12.2-25.5 73 21.5 16.3-27.8 67 20.2 14.7-27.2 155 40.4 33.6-47.5
Some Post-H.S. 276 42 14.4 9.3-21.6 71 31.4 24.0-39.9 65 22.0 16.1-29.4 98 32.1 25.3-39.8
College Graduate 275 48 14.8 10.4-20.7 67 24.7 18.6-32.1 80 34.4 26.7-43.0 80 26.0 19.9-33.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 207 29 12.3 7.7-19.2 39 24.8 17.4-34.0 43 21.9 15.4-30.1 96 41.0 32.7-49.9
$15,000- 24,999 235 26 11.6 6.9-18.7 55 23.9 17.1-32.3 60 24.1 16.8-33.3 94 40.5 32.1-49.5
$25,000- 34,999 145 31 21.4 12.6-33.8 28 16.7 10.0-26.5 34 30.1 20.2-42.2 52 31.8 22.8-42.4
$35,000- 49,999 139 18 11.5 6.4-19.8 40 34.3 24.0-46.4 35 22.2 14.2-33.0 46 31.9 22.6-43.0
$50,000-74,999 125 23 17.3 10.7-26.9 35 28.0 19.0-39.2 34 30.8 21.0-42.8 33 23.8 16.0-33.9
$75,000+ 100 12 9.9 5.1-18.5 26 32.1 20.6-46.2 29 31.8 20.8-45.2 33 26.2 17.4-37.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 428 60 14.0 9.8-19.6 88 23.8 18.4-30.3 93 20.6 15.5-26.8 187 41.6 35.3-48.2
No 639 91 15.0 11.4-19.6 148 25.7 21.2-30.8 160 27.2 22.6-32.3 240 32.1 27.6-36.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 39 8 14.8 6.5-30.5 9 30.8 13.5-56.0 10 11.8 5.2-24.9 12 42.5 22.1-65.7
Non-Veteran 1,036 145 14.7 11.7-18.3 229 24.8 21.2-28.8 245 25.7 22.0-29.7 417 34.8 31.1-38.7

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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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