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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 275 172 64.4 56.8-71.4 76 27.7 21.4-35.1 27 7.8 4.7-12.9
GENDER
Male 84 54 62.2 48.3-74.3 24 31.2 20.0-45.1 6 6.7 2.4-17.2
Female 191 118 66.2 57.9-73.5 52 25.1 18.8-32.7 21 8.8 5.0-14.9
RACE
White 150 89 56.5 45.8-66.6 47 34.0 24.6-44.9 14 9.5 4.6-18.4
Other 124 82 72.4 62.3-80.6 29 21.4 14.0-31.1 13 6.2 3.2-11.8
AGE
18-44 74 47 64.1 50.1-76.1 19 24.9 14.8-38.8 8 11.0 5.0-22.4
45+ 197 124 64.7 56.4-72.3 54 29.7 22.5-38.1 19 5.5 3.4- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 60 68.6 56.4-78.7 27 23.5 15.0-34.8 11 7.9 3.4-17.3
Some College + 177 112 62.4 52.9-71.1 49 29.7 21.7-39.3 16 7.8 4.1-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 78 65.3 54.9-74.4 44 29.6 21.1-39.8 13 5.1 2.8- 9.2
$50,000+ 97 70 73.2 61.5-82.3 20 18.9 11.7-29.1 7 7.9 3.0-19.1

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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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