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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 247 164 66.4 58.4-73.6 59 25.6 19.0-33.5 24 7.9 5.0-12.3
GENDER
Male 91 53 64.0 50.6-75.5 28 29.1 18.4-42.6 10 7.0 3.6-13.0
Female 156 111 68.7 59.0-77.0 31 22.5 15.2-32.0 14 8.8 4.7-15.8
RACE
White 233 157 65.1 56.9-72.6 54 26.8 19.9-35.2 22 8.0 5.0-12.6
Other 10 4 72.8 34.1-93.3 5 21.9 5.1-59.3 1 5.3 0.6-34.4
AGE
18-44 49 34 70.0 53.9-82.3 11 25.2 13.8-41.6 4 4.8 1.5-14.7
45+ 193 126 63.2 54.9-70.7 47 26.3 19.6-34.4 20 10.5 6.7-16.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 53 55.8 41.4-69.2 26 36.1 23.6-50.9 12 8.1 4.3-14.7
Some College + 156 111 73.8 64.9-81.1 33 18.4 12.3-26.7 12 7.8 4.1-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 80 58.2 46.8-68.8 39 32.0 22.2-43.7 13 9.8 5.2-17.8
$50,000+ 75 58 77.6 64.9-86.6 13 18.3 10.0-31.1 4 4.1 1.5-10.8

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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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