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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

TRU Campaign/Tobacco Opinion

States add a special tax to the purchase of cigarettes. The national average tax is $1.18 per
pack and North Carolina's tax is $0.35 cents per pack.
Would you favor or oppose raising North Carolina's cigarette tax to $1.18 for people who smoke:

If part of the tax revenue was used to reduce tobacco use, particularly among kids?

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  Total
Respond.^
Favor Oppose Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,176 8,505 69.4 67.9-70.8 3,065 26.1 24.7-27.5 606 4.5 4.0- 5.2
-Onslow County 355 248 74.3 68.0-79.7 92 21.6 16.6-27.5 15 4.1 2.0- 8.2
GENDER
Male 112 73 71.7 59.4-81.5 35 25.1 15.8-37.5 4 3.1 0.9- 9.9
Female 243 175 76.0 69.1-81.7 57 19.2 14.4-25.2 11 4.8 2.0-10.9
RACE
White 285 194 72.5 65.2-78.8 80 23.3 17.5-30.2 11 4.2 1.8- 9.4
Other 68 52 79.4 65.8-88.5 12 16.6 8.5-29.9 4 4.0 1.1-13.7
AGE
18-44 117 89 77.7 67.0-85.6 26 20.1 12.5-30.7 2 2.2 0.6- 8.4
45+ 236 157 70.5 63.1-76.9 66 23.3 18.0-29.6 13 6.2 2.8-13.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 100 77.8 68.7-84.9 34 15.3 10.3-22.1 9 6.9 2.7-16.4
Some College + 211 147 72.1 63.4-79.3 58 25.6 18.5-34.1 6 2.4 0.8- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 128 71.6 61.8-79.7 56 23.6 16.2-33.1 8 4.8 1.8-12.2
$50,000+ 122 92 77.3 68.5-84.2 28 21.3 14.6-29.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.9

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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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