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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 257 149 63.5 54.4-71.7 87 28.8 21.7-37.3 21 7.7 4.0-14.3
GENDER
Male 108 62 63.8 50.4-75.3 36 27.8 18.0-40.1 10 8.5 3.4-19.6
Female 149 87 63.0 52.4-72.5 51 30.6 21.9-41.0 11 6.4 3.1-12.7
RACE
White 205 118 63.5 53.4-72.6 75 32.2 23.7-42.1 12 4.3 2.2- 8.4
Other 50 30 63.4 42.4-80.2 11 18.0 8.1-35.5 9 18.6 6.8-41.9
AGE
18-44 80 54 70.0 55.5-81.4 22 23.6 13.9-37.1 4 6.4 1.9-19.8
45+ 175 95 55.0 46.0-63.8 64 35.8 27.8-44.7 16 9.2 5.3-15.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 70 59.4 45.4-72.1 51 30.9 20.3-43.9 13 9.7 4.1-21.2
Some College + 121 79 70.2 59.9-78.9 36 26.6 18.3-36.9 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 70 54.5 40.5-67.7 50 34.4 23.2-47.7 14 11.1 4.8-23.6
$50,000+ 88 57 69.7 56.6-80.2 26 26.5 16.5-39.7 5 3.8 1.4- 9.8

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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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