SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Wake County 441 34 7.8 5.2-11.7 140 30.2 25.4-35.5 163 38.4 33.0-44.1 104 23.6 19.0-28.9
GENDER
Male 202 15 8.6 4.6-15.3 62 25.4 19.5-32.4 69 36.2 28.4-44.8 56 29.8 22.5-38.2
Female 239 19 7.0 4.2-11.6 78 35.5 28.2-43.4 94 40.8 33.5-48.6 48 16.7 12.0-22.7
RACE
White 329 21 6.7 3.9-11.3 100 27.6 22.4-33.5 122 37.4 31.4-43.9 86 28.2 22.4-34.9
Other 112 13 10.3 5.4-19.0 40 35.7 25.9-46.9 41 40.5 29.7-52.2 18 13.5 7.9-22.2
AGE
18-44 148 13 9.8 5.3-17.4 53 31.5 23.7-40.5 53 37.4 28.7-47.0 29 21.4 14.4-30.5
45+ 289 21 6.1 3.8- 9.8 87 29.5 23.9-35.8 108 39.5 33.1-46.4 73 24.9 19.4-31.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 11 12.6 6.1-24.5 28 26.1 17.0-37.9 37 41.3 29.4-54.3 21 19.9 11.9-31.4
Some College + 344 23 6.1 3.8- 9.7 112 31.7 26.2-37.7 126 37.3 31.5-43.6 83 24.9 19.6-31.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 17 9.6 5.3-16.8 48 33.5 24.5-44.0 44 33.8 24.4-44.6 42 23.1 16.0-32.1
$50,000+ 244 13 6.6 3.4-12.4 82 30.6 24.5-37.4 105 42.7 35.5-50.2 44 20.1 14.4-27.3

Back to Tobacco Use Prevention.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook