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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 284 38 12.3 8.1-18.2 56 20.9 15.2-28.0 89 37.2 29.1-46.0 101 29.6 23.6-36.5
GENDER
Male 100 15 14.6 7.5-26.2 15 13.5 7.2-23.8 39 46.8 33.1-61.0 31 25.2 16.3-36.8
Female 184 23 10.3 6.5-15.8 41 27.7 19.6-37.6 50 28.3 21.1-36.8 70 33.7 26.5-41.9
RACE
White 207 25 11.3 7.2-17.2 45 22.2 15.5-30.7 65 37.3 27.8-47.8 72 29.3 22.4-37.2
Other 74 13 15.8 6.6-33.1 11 18.5 8.9-34.7 21 33.4 19.6-50.7 29 32.3 20.3-47.1
AGE
18-44 87 10 7.3 3.4-14.7 22 26.4 16.2-39.9 34 47.3 33.2-61.7 21 19.1 11.4-30.2
45+ 196 28 16.9 10.5-26.0 34 16.0 11.0-22.7 55 28.2 21.5-36.1 79 38.9 31.3-47.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 13 14.0 6.3-28.3 7 7.1 2.3-19.9 20 40.2 23.7-59.2 53 38.8 25.7-53.7
Some College + 191 25 11.4 7.3-17.4 49 28.6 21.1-37.6 69 35.5 28.1-43.7 48 24.5 18.0-32.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 17 14.1 7.1-26.0 22 19.5 11.1-31.9 31 26.1 16.6-38.6 63 40.3 30.2-51.2
$50,000+ 128 18 10.3 6.1-17.0 30 24.0 16.0-34.5 54 44.9 33.4-57.0 26 20.8 13.4-30.8

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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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