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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 305 27 11.7 7.1-18.6 101 31.0 25.3-37.4 127 43.0 36.3-50.0 50 14.3 10.3-19.6
GENDER
Male 125 13 15.1 7.7-27.6 42 29.7 21.4-39.6 50 43.3 33.0-54.2 20 11.9 6.8-20.1
Female 180 14 7.9 4.3-14.2 59 32.5 25.2-40.7 77 42.7 34.4-51.4 30 16.9 11.3-24.5
RACE
White 254 17 7.1 4.2-11.8 91 36.0 29.6-43.0 111 45.7 38.7-52.9 35 11.2 7.8-15.8
Other 50 10 25.0 11.4-46.4 10 16.8 8.4-31.0 15 34.6 19.7-53.2 15 23.6 12.4-40.2
AGE
18-44 72 5 12.6 4.6-30.1 22 23.7 15.0-35.3 34 50.0 36.4-63.5 11 13.8 6.9-25.7
45+ 230 22 11.2 7.0-17.5 78 36.0 29.3-43.5 91 37.9 31.1-45.2 39 14.9 10.6-20.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 8 21.3 8.4-44.3 15 20.4 11.5-33.4 16 33.0 18.6-51.4 22 25.4 15.3-39.0
Some College + 243 19 8.8 5.2-14.4 86 34.4 27.8-41.7 110 45.8 38.4-53.3 28 11.0 6.8-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 114 14 19.4 9.5-35.7 31 23.3 15.5-33.6 43 38.0 26.9-50.6 26 19.2 12.4-28.4
$50,000+ 164 11 7.1 3.7-13.3 63 36.5 28.5-45.4 75 46.5 37.6-55.6 15 9.8 5.1-18.1

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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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