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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 285 37 11.2 7.2-16.9 68 23.0 17.5-29.5 57 20.8 15.4-27.6 123 45.0 37.0-53.4
GENDER
Male 92 10 8.3 3.8-17.0 25 19.6 12.2-30.0 12 15.6 8.1-27.9 45 56.5 42.4-69.5
Female 193 27 13.4 7.9-21.9 43 25.6 18.6-34.2 45 24.9 18.1-33.2 78 36.1 28.4-44.6
RACE
White 187 23 10.9 6.0-19.2 52 25.9 18.8-34.5 32 18.0 11.9-26.4 80 45.2 34.6-56.1
Other 97 14 11.7 6.5-19.9 16 17.2 10.0-28.0 24 26.2 16.9-38.3 43 44.9 33.6-56.9
AGE
18-44 84 10 10.6 4.7-22.5 18 18.1 10.8-28.9 29 29.4 19.3-42.1 27 41.8 28.0-57.0
45+ 198 27 11.9 8.0-17.3 50 28.4 21.7-36.2 27 12.1 8.1-17.7 94 47.7 40.0-55.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 16 12.2 5.9-23.7 27 23.1 14.9-34.1 21 18.7 11.0-30.0 65 46.0 34.2-58.1
Some College + 155 21 10.5 6.2-17.3 41 23.2 16.4-31.8 36 22.8 15.6-31.9 57 43.5 32.6-55.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 26 12.5 7.9-19.1 31 21.6 14.2-31.5 31 21.3 13.5-32.1 66 44.6 32.9-56.9
$50,000+ 102 8 7.3 3.1-16.3 33 27.6 19.0-38.2 22 22.7 14.7-33.3 39 42.4 30.5-55.4

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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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