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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 10,047 6,033 60.5 58.8-62.1 3,297 33.4 31.9-35.0 717 6.1 5.4- 6.9
-Cabarrus County 285 178 61.9 53.8-69.4 90 32.9 25.8-40.9 17 5.2 2.8- 9.3
GENDER
Male 98 52 58.0 44.1-70.7 40 37.9 25.9-51.6 6 4.1 1.6-10.1
Female 187 126 65.0 55.0-73.8 50 29.1 20.9-38.9 11 5.9 2.7-12.6
RACE
White 250 157 60.4 52.0-68.2 79 34.2 26.8-42.6 14 5.4 2.7-10.4
Other 33 21 68.4 45.8-84.8 9 27.1 12.3-49.7 3 4.4 1.3-14.2
AGE
18-44 68 42 63.3 48.7-75.8 24 34.8 22.6-49.3 2 1.9 0.4- 8.1
45+ 217 136 60.6 52.6-68.1 66 31.2 24.5-38.8 15 8.2 4.3-15.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 73 60.9 48.6-72.0 48 34.3 23.9-46.6 7 4.7 2.0-11.0
Some College + 156 105 62.7 51.8-72.5 42 32.0 22.8-42.7 9 5.3 2.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 82 66.3 54.0-76.7 43 30.9 21.0-43.0 4 2.8 0.9- 8.3
$50,000+ 100 69 62.4 50.5-73.0 29 36.0 25.5-48.0 2 1.6 0.3- 8.4

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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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