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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 295 33 12.0 7.9-17.8 71 24.6 18.3-32.1 91 33.5 26.8-40.9 100 29.9 24.1-36.5
GENDER
Male 129 14 13.9 7.5-24.2 24 21.5 12.4-34.5 34 26.6 18.2-37.0 57 38.1 28.6-48.7
Female 166 19 10.1 6.1-16.1 47 27.9 20.2-37.1 57 40.7 31.3-50.8 43 21.4 15.1-29.3
RACE
White 225 26 11.7 7.4-18.1 58 26.8 20.1-34.7 62 30.3 23.2-38.5 79 31.1 24.5-38.7
Other 65 7 13.9 5.8-30.0 13 21.0 8.3-43.6 28 40.7 26.0-57.3 17 24.4 13.9-39.2
AGE
18-44 109 14 12.5 6.9-21.6 27 27.7 18.3-39.5 39 34.8 25.1-46.0 29 25.0 17.3-34.8
45+ 186 19 11.3 6.8-18.3 44 20.0 14.5-27.0 52 31.6 24.2-40.0 71 37.1 29.6-45.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 17 14.9 8.6-24.7 25 22.1 11.9-37.3 29 30.1 20.1-42.6 45 32.9 23.3-44.1
Some College + 179 16 10.2 5.5-18.1 46 26.2 19.0-35.0 62 35.6 27.2-45.0 55 28.0 20.9-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 12 8.2 4.1-15.9 37 29.4 19.3-42.1 35 31.5 21.9-43.1 55 30.8 22.3-40.8
$50,000+ 124 15 13.9 7.7-23.8 30 23.0 15.3-33.2 45 34.7 25.4-45.4 34 28.3 19.9-38.5

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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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