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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 577 422 77.7 72.9-81.9 118 18.1 14.3-22.7 37 4.2 2.8- 6.2
GENDER
Male 188 137 78.5 70.3-84.9 41 19.3 13.1-27.5 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Female 389 285 77.0 71.3-81.9 77 17.0 12.8-22.1 27 6.0 3.7- 9.6
RACE
White 362 267 74.6 68.2-80.1 75 21.2 16.0-27.5 20 4.2 2.5- 7.0
Other 213 153 80.9 73.5-86.6 43 14.9 9.9-21.8 17 4.2 2.2- 7.8
AGE
18-44 168 139 83.6 76.1-89.2 24 14.0 8.8-21.4 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9
45+ 403 279 70.1 64.4-75.2 92 23.3 18.6-28.7 32 6.6 4.4- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 73 66.5 53.7-77.2 49 27.1 17.6-39.4 17 6.4 3.3-12.0
Some College + 438 349 81.9 76.9-85.9 69 14.8 11.1-19.5 20 3.4 2.0- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 138 70.6 61.1-78.5 66 25.7 18.2-35.0 16 3.7 2.0- 6.9
$50,000+ 296 240 83.0 77.0-87.6 42 13.8 9.6-19.6 14 3.2 1.7- 5.8

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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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