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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 was used to expand health insurance coverage for the uninsured in North Carolina?

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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 12,184 8,667 72.0 70.6-73.4 2,752 22.6 21.3-24.0 765 5.3 4.8- 6.0
-Randolph County 324 209 63.2 55.2-70.5 94 31.7 24.6-39.8 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3
GENDER
Male 130 71 57.6 45.6-68.7 50 37.5 26.7-49.7 9 5.0 2.4- 9.8
Female 194 138 70.5 61.3-78.3 44 24.2 17.0-33.4 12 5.3 2.6-10.3
RACE
White 289 184 61.5 53.2-69.3 85 32.8 25.3-41.2 20 5.7 3.4- 9.4
Other 33 24 71.1 45.1-88.1 8 26.5 10.2-53.6 1 2.3 0.3-15.1
AGE
18-44 92 65 66.2 52.5-77.7 23 30.4 19.2-44.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.1
45+ 229 142 59.8 51.6-67.5 70 33.1 25.8-41.4 17 7.0 4.1-11.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 110 57.0 45.7-67.6 53 36.3 25.9-48.2 17 6.7 3.8-11.4
Some College + 144 99 70.9 61.1-79.0 41 26.0 18.4-35.5 4 3.1 1.0- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 114 62.4 51.3-72.3 55 32.1 22.5-43.6 14 5.5 2.9-10.1
$50,000+ 88 59 68.3 55.7-78.7 27 29.4 19.4-41.8 2 2.3 0.5- 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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