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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Tobacco Use Prevention

The North Carolina tax on a pack of cigarettes is currently 45 cents and the national average is $1.34 cents.
Would you favor or oppose raising North Carolina's cigarette tax to $1.34 if part of
the tax revenue was used was used to help reduce smoking?

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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 11,277 6,906 62.2 60.7-63.6 3,586 32.0 30.5-33.4 785 5.9 5.3- 6.6
-Alamance County 287 158 53.1 44.9-61.2 102 41.1 33.0-49.7 27 5.8 3.7- 8.9
GENDER
Male 110 53 44.1 32.5-56.5 47 50.6 38.2-62.9 10 5.3 2.6-10.5
Female 177 105 61.2 50.4-70.9 55 32.6 23.2-43.7 17 6.2 3.5-10.6
RACE
White 232 121 47.5 38.5-56.6 88 45.7 36.5-55.2 23 6.8 4.2-10.8
Other 52 34 66.3 47.4-81.2 14 30.4 16.1-50.0 4 3.2 1.0-10.2
AGE
18-44 70 35 45.5 32.2-59.5 31 51.9 38.0-65.5 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0
45+ 213 120 60.0 51.8-67.6 70 30.8 23.9-38.8 23 9.2 5.7-14.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 63 50.4 38.2-62.6 51 42.4 30.5-55.3 17 7.2 4.0-12.5
Some College + 156 95 55.6 44.4-66.2 51 39.9 29.4-51.5 10 4.5 2.2- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 79 49.4 38.4-60.4 58 44.1 33.2-55.6 18 6.5 3.8-10.8
$50,000+ 87 56 63.2 49.6-74.9 26 31.0 20.0-44.7 5 5.8 2.3-13.9

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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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