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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 332 162 49.5 40.7-58.3 142 42.8 34.1-51.9 28 7.7 4.4-13.1
GENDER
Male 111 53 48.4 34.2-62.9 50 45.9 31.7-60.8 8 5.7 2.3-13.4
Female 221 109 50.5 40.8-60.2 92 39.8 30.6-49.7 20 9.7 4.9-18.4
RACE
White 302 145 45.7 37.4-54.2 133 46.8 38.2-55.7 24 7.5 4.3-12.8
Other 27 16 68.2 35.8-89.2 7 22.9 5.6-59.8 4 9.0 1.7-36.0
AGE
18-44 67 39 52.0 36.3-67.3 24 40.4 25.6-57.2 4 7.6 2.8-19.3
45+ 262 121 46.8 39.8-53.9 117 45.3 38.4-52.4 24 7.9 5.0-12.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 77 40.4 28.6-53.5 79 50.8 37.7-63.8 19 8.7 4.3-17.0
Some College + 156 84 60.8 50.4-70.3 63 32.7 24.2-42.6 9 6.4 2.6-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 88 49.0 37.0-61.1 89 46.8 34.8-59.2 11 4.2 1.7- 9.9
$50,000+ 91 49 54.2 42.0-65.9 35 35.4 25.1-47.3 7 10.4 4.2-23.7

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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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