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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 525 82 19.9 14.9-26.0 109 20.0 15.9-24.8 123 22.2 17.7-27.4 211 37.9 32.3-43.9
AGE
18-24 21 6 36.4 15.8-63.6 6 18.8 7.6-39.4 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 8 40.5 19.0-66.3
25-34 48 11 31.3 16.5-51.3 13 25.1 13.8-41.2 15 29.1 16.2-46.8 9 14.4 7.0-27.4
35-44 109 13 13.1 6.9-23.6 21 18.0 11.1-27.7 34 28.0 18.7-39.6 41 40.9 30.1-52.7
45-54 139 21 14.5 8.7-23.2 30 22.3 14.3-33.1 30 22.5 14.3-33.6 58 40.7 30.5-51.9
55-64 104 20 20.5 12.2-32.4 23 18.6 11.1-29.7 24 22.3 13.8-34.0 37 38.6 26.9-51.7
65-74 66 7 12.1 5.4-24.9 10 16.9 8.6-30.6 8 11.5 4.8-25.2 41 59.6 45.1-72.5
75+ 34 4 12.1 4.2-30.4 6 16.0 5.2-39.9 8 22.5 9.3-45.2 16 49.4 28.4-70.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 85 15 32.7 15.8-55.8 10 9.0 4.3-17.7 14 10.9 5.8-19.7 46 47.4 31.0-64.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 206 30 17.2 10.5-26.9 38 18.1 12.0-26.3 38 15.3 10.2-22.5 100 49.4 39.8-59.0
Some Post-H.S. 134 27 27.1 17.5-39.5 28 19.1 12.3-28.5 36 25.0 16.5-35.8 43 28.8 19.8-39.7
College Graduate 99 10 8.4 4.2-16.1 33 32.2 21.8-44.7 34 39.7 27.4-53.4 22 19.7 11.6-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 14 26.9 13.5-46.6 13 16.1 8.5-28.4 13 10.7 5.5-19.8 37 46.2 31.1-62.1
$15,000- 24,999 100 19 34.1 19.1-53.1 22 18.4 9.8-31.7 17 12.6 6.6-22.8 42 35.0 22.5-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 60 9 11.3 5.1-23.0 13 24.3 13.5-39.8 12 19.6 9.3-36.9 26 44.8 30.4-60.1
$35,000- 49,999 98 18 20.0 11.8-32.0 21 23.8 14.4-36.7 28 23.7 15.3-34.8 31 32.5 21.9-45.2
$50,000-74,999 63 4 11.7 4.3-28.2 14 14.6 7.3-26.9 21 43.0 27.7-59.8 24 30.7 18.1-47.0
$75,000+ 82 12 13.8 6.7-26.5 23 28.1 17.8-41.3 23 30.0 17.9-45.7 24 28.1 17.6-41.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 218 35 20.2 13.7-28.7 40 21.6 14.8-30.4 44 17.1 12.0-23.9 99 41.2 32.9-49.9
No 300 47 20.0 13.4-28.6 69 19.4 14.5-25.4 75 24.4 18.3-31.7 109 36.2 28.9-44.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 23 14.8 8.8-23.7 36 19.6 13.0-28.6 45 26.1 18.4-35.6 73 39.5 30.7-49.0
Non-Veteran 348 59 22.1 15.7-30.1 73 20.2 15.3-26.1 78 20.4 15.3-26.8 138 37.3 30.3-44.9

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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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