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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 254 132 50.2 41.5-58.9 99 36.8 29.1-45.3 23 13.0 6.7-23.7
GENDER
Male 103 58 48.5 35.7-61.5 40 38.0 26.3-51.2 5 13.5 4.6-33.8
Female 151 74 52.0 40.8-63.0 59 35.5 26.3-46.0 18 12.5 6.1-23.9
RACE
White 196 100 49.0 39.2-58.8 80 41.8 32.5-51.6 16 9.3 3.8-20.8
Other 55 30 50.2 32.6-67.8 18 26.3 14.4-43.3 7 23.4 8.9-48.8
AGE
18-44 51 30 48.0 31.7-64.8 15 30.9 17.8-48.0 6 21.1 8.6-43.1
45+ 201 102 52.6 44.7-60.4 82 40.6 33.1-48.4 17 6.8 3.9-11.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 38 41.1 27.4-56.4 33 37.9 24.4-53.7 12 20.9 9.0-41.6
Some College + 170 94 55.8 45.3-65.9 65 35.7 26.9-45.7 11 8.4 2.9-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 53 47.2 34.3-60.5 44 40.0 27.8-53.5 11 12.8 4.2-33.0
$50,000+ 100 63 62.3 49.4-73.7 33 34.0 23.1-47.0 4 3.7 1.2-10.7

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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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