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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 322 212 59.9 51.8-67.5 91 34.8 27.3-43.1 19 5.3 2.9- 9.5
GENDER
Male 129 70 51.1 39.3-62.7 52 44.1 32.7-56.2 7 4.8 1.8-12.3
Female 193 142 71.5 61.9-79.5 39 22.5 15.1-32.2 12 6.0 3.0-11.3
RACE
White 287 189 59.2 50.6-67.3 82 35.0 27.2-43.8 16 5.7 3.0-10.8
Other 33 22 63.3 39.4-82.1 8 33.4 15.2-58.5 3 3.3 0.9-10.9
AGE
18-44 92 61 56.8 43.3-69.3 27 38.7 26.5-52.5 4 4.5 1.4-13.6
45+ 227 149 63.4 55.3-70.9 63 30.3 23.2-38.5 15 6.2 3.6-10.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 109 51.8 40.9-62.5 58 41.8 31.1-53.3 12 6.4 2.9-13.4
Some College + 143 103 70.0 59.3-78.9 33 26.1 17.7-36.6 7 3.9 1.6- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 112 57.3 46.4-67.5 56 37.3 27.2-48.6 13 5.4 2.8-10.1
$50,000+ 88 66 71.1 57.2-81.9 19 25.7 15.4-39.7 3 3.2 1.0- 9.7

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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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