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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 275 169 65.1 56.8-72.6 87 31.2 23.8-39.6 19 3.8 2.3- 6.1
GENDER
Male 119 71 65.0 52.3-75.9 41 32.8 22.1-45.7 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8
Female 156 98 65.2 54.6-74.5 46 29.1 20.5-39.7 12 5.7 3.1-10.3
RACE
White 250 149 62.6 54.6-70.0 83 33.0 25.9-41.1 18 4.4 2.6- 7.1
Other 23 20 76.9 42.2-93.8 3 23.1 6.2-57.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 53 36 68.4 50.8-82.0 16 31.0 17.5-48.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
45+ 222 133 62.6 55.1-69.5 71 31.3 24.7-38.7 18 6.1 3.7- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 117 70 65.6 51.4-77.4 38 30.4 18.9-45.0 9 4.0 1.9- 8.3
Some College + 158 99 64.7 54.6-73.6 49 31.8 23.2-41.9 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 81 56.9 44.4-68.7 54 39.5 27.9-52.4 10 3.5 1.8- 6.9
$50,000+ 84 56 71.2 59.2-80.8 24 26.3 17.1-38.1 4 2.6 0.9- 6.9

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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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