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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 5,075 553 10.9 9.8-12.2 1,424 30.1 28.2-32.0 1,507 31.0 29.2-32.9 1,591 27.9 26.2-29.7
AGE
18-24 91 10 9.9 5.0-18.9 31 36.6 24.7-50.3 34 35.4 24.1-48.7 16 18.1 10.2-30.0
25-34 432 44 11.5 8.0-16.2 140 34.3 28.9-40.0 150 30.8 25.9-36.3 98 23.4 18.8-28.7
35-44 757 96 12.5 10.0-15.6 236 30.8 26.9-34.9 254 34.0 30.0-38.2 171 22.7 19.2-26.7
45-54 1,063 126 10.8 8.8-13.2 329 30.8 27.5-34.3 310 31.3 27.8-35.0 298 27.1 23.9-30.5
55-64 1,169 127 10.4 8.4-12.7 311 27.2 24.1-30.4 357 31.6 28.3-35.1 374 30.9 27.7-34.3
65-74 930 98 11.5 9.1-14.3 245 27.1 23.7-30.8 249 27.2 23.8-30.9 338 34.2 30.7-37.9
75+ 602 47 7.0 5.0- 9.9 127 21.5 17.8-25.7 146 23.7 19.6-28.3 282 47.8 42.8-52.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 435 53 14.1 9.9-19.7 66 16.0 11.5-21.8 82 18.2 13.6-24.1 234 51.7 44.7-58.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,328 166 14.0 11.2-17.2 328 25.7 22.1-29.6 299 25.7 21.8-30.1 535 34.6 30.9-38.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,503 166 11.0 9.0-13.3 422 31.0 27.4-34.7 431 27.7 24.6-31.1 484 30.3 27.1-33.8
College Graduate 1,803 168 8.4 6.9-10.2 607 35.0 32.0-38.1 694 39.5 36.6-42.6 334 17.1 15.0-19.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 477 74 17.6 13.1-23.2 73 15.7 11.3-21.5 110 26.7 17.9-37.9 220 40.0 32.9-47.5
$15,000- 24,999 686 92 13.7 10.3-17.9 154 24.7 19.9-30.2 148 22.6 17.9-28.0 292 39.1 33.9-44.6
$25,000- 34,999 498 48 10.5 7.4-14.7 140 23.4 19.1-28.3 144 32.5 26.9-38.7 166 33.6 28.2-39.5
$35,000- 49,999 767 94 11.5 8.7-15.0 233 36.1 30.7-41.9 220 24.2 20.3-28.5 220 28.2 24.0-32.9
$50,000-74,999 780 87 11.0 8.4-14.2 275 37.2 32.8-42.0 222 29.6 25.4-34.2 196 22.2 18.8-25.9
$75,000+ 1,210 111 8.5 6.8-10.7 408 34.0 30.3-37.8 484 41.1 37.4-44.8 207 16.5 13.8-19.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,898 219 11.6 9.7-13.9 451 24.5 21.9-27.3 528 29.1 26.2-32.0 700 34.8 31.8-38.1
No 3,161 334 10.7 9.3-12.3 969 32.8 30.4-35.3 976 32.0 29.6-34.4 882 24.6 22.6-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 15 14.7 7.6-26.5 27 26.9 17.1-39.5 27 34.4 23.1-47.7 30 24.0 15.7-34.8
Non-Veteran 4,976 538 10.9 9.7-12.2 1,397 30.2 28.3-32.1 1,480 30.9 29.1-32.9 1,561 28.0 26.3-29.8

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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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