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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 650 379 63.3 58.3-68.1 224 30.5 26.1-35.2 47 6.2 4.2- 8.9
GENDER
Male 237 128 57.3 49.1-65.2 89 34.4 27.3-42.3 20 8.3 4.7-14.0
Female 413 251 67.7 61.6-73.3 135 27.6 22.5-33.5 27 4.6 2.9- 7.4
RACE
White 486 280 59.8 54.0-65.4 176 35.0 29.7-40.7 30 5.2 3.4- 8.0
Other 158 96 71.9 62.5-79.8 46 19.8 13.7-27.6 16 8.3 4.2-15.7
AGE
18-44 151 97 67.5 58.3-75.5 43 26.1 19.0-34.8 11 6.3 3.2-12.1
45+ 490 275 59.3 54.3-64.2 179 34.5 29.8-39.4 36 6.2 4.3- 8.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 104 53.9 44.7-62.9 90 38.6 30.5-47.4 15 7.5 3.5-15.6
Some College + 440 275 66.9 61.0-72.3 133 27.5 22.4-33.1 32 5.7 3.8- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 294 169 66.0 58.5-72.7 101 25.7 20.2-32.2 24 8.3 4.8-14.1
$50,000+ 273 168 63.0 55.7-69.7 93 32.6 26.2-39.7 12 4.4 2.3- 8.1

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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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