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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 315 197 58.5 50.7-66.0 103 37.7 30.4-45.5 15 3.8 1.8- 7.6
GENDER
Male 133 72 50.8 39.8-61.8 58 47.3 36.5-58.4 3 1.9 0.4- 7.8
Female 182 125 67.5 56.6-76.7 45 26.5 17.9-37.3 12 6.0 2.6-13.1
RACE
White 278 175 59.0 51.0-66.6 89 37.2 29.7-45.4 14 3.8 1.8- 7.9
Other 34 21 57.4 33.9-77.9 12 38.5 19.0-62.4 1 4.2 0.6-24.9
AGE
18-44 84 54 57.1 44.0-69.3 28 39.9 27.9-53.2 2 3.0 0.7-11.1
45+ 230 142 60.0 52.3-67.3 75 35.3 28.4-42.9 13 4.7 2.2- 9.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 84 53.1 41.3-64.6 54 43.0 31.7-55.0 9 4.0 1.5-10.0
Some College + 168 113 63.3 53.1-72.5 49 33.0 24.3-43.2 6 3.6 1.2-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 99 52.4 41.3-63.3 60 43.9 33.1-55.3 8 3.7 1.3- 9.9
$50,000+ 115 78 64.8 53.0-75.1 35 33.0 23.0-44.8 2 2.2 0.4-10.3

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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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