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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 249 38 13.7 8.9-20.5 63 21.7 15.4-29.8 47 29.0 17.2-44.5 101 35.6 26.7-45.5
GENDER
Male 93 13 13.6 6.6-25.9 20 15.8 8.2-28.3 19 37.6 19.0-60.8 41 32.9 20.0-49.1
Female 156 25 13.8 8.9-20.8 43 28.9 21.0-38.3 28 18.6 11.9-27.8 60 38.8 29.9-48.4
RACE
White 83 12 12.4 5.4-26.0 20 16.3 7.7-31.3 16 36.6 11.4-72.3 35 34.7 16.5-58.7
Other 166 26 14.3 8.7-22.7 43 24.3 17.0-33.5 31 25.4 17.0-36.2 66 36.0 27.5-45.4
AGE
18-44 78 12 11.2 5.0-23.1 21 20.8 11.3-35.0 20 40.4 21.3-62.9 25 27.7 15.8-43.8
45+ 169 26 16.8 11.0-24.8 42 23.1 16.7-31.0 26 15.8 9.5-24.9 75 44.4 35.6-53.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 23 14.5 8.2-24.4 36 18.4 11.2-28.9 23 32.9 16.9-54.2 67 34.1 23.1-47.2
Some College + 100 15 12.1 6.7-20.9 27 28.2 18.5-40.5 24 21.3 13.1-32.5 34 38.4 26.0-52.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 28 16.4 10.2-25.3 41 22.1 15.1-31.2 33 27.1 18.3-38.1 68 34.4 26.1-43.7
$50,000+ 43 6 12.0 4.9-26.6 13 29.8 16.1-48.4 8 11.3 5.0-23.5 16 46.9 28.4-66.3

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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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