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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,714 1,061 65.0 61.2-68.6 493 28.5 25.1-32.2 160 6.5 5.0- 8.3
GENDER
Male 501 293 61.6 54.8-68.0 167 33.1 27.0-39.7 41 5.3 3.3- 8.5
Female 1,213 768 67.7 63.5-71.6 326 24.9 21.4-28.9 119 7.4 5.5- 9.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 9 53.4 23.8-80.8 5 39.4 14.1-72.1 2 7.1 1.4-29.7
Non-Hispanic 1,695 1,050 65.0 61.2-68.6 487 28.5 25.1-32.2 158 6.5 5.0- 8.3
AGE
18-24 66 48 74.9 60.1-85.5 16 21.6 11.8-36.1 2 3.6 0.8-14.5
25-34 186 130 68.6 58.1-77.5 49 29.5 20.7-40.1 7 1.9 0.8- 4.6
35-44 227 144 61.5 52.1-70.2 62 30.8 22.7-40.4 21 7.6 4.3-13.2
45-54 386 233 59.4 52.0-66.3 125 33.9 27.4-41.1 28 6.7 3.6-12.1
55-64 415 260 62.9 56.4-69.0 129 30.8 25.2-37.1 26 6.3 3.7-10.5
65+ 415 234 63.2 56.2-69.7 108 22.9 17.7-29.0 73 13.9 10.0-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 142 54.9 44.7-64.8 91 35.1 26.0-45.5 37 10.0 6.1-15.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 307 60.4 53.2-67.2 185 32.0 25.6-39.0 55 7.7 4.8-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 450 285 66.1 59.4-72.2 127 28.7 22.9-35.3 38 5.2 3.3- 8.0
College Graduate 443 325 77.5 71.2-82.8 90 19.1 14.1-25.4 28 3.4 2.1- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 166 57.5 49.4-65.3 112 32.9 25.7-40.9 39 9.6 6.3-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 348 187 53.2 44.5-61.7 135 41.2 32.8-50.2 26 5.6 2.8-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 212 136 66.0 55.2-75.3 58 29.0 20.1-40.0 18 5.0 2.7- 9.1
$35,000-49,999 208 143 72.5 63.3-80.1 50 24.1 16.9-33.2 15 3.4 1.9- 6.1
$50,000- 74,999 178 125 64.5 52.1-75.1 42 29.6 19.6-42.1 11 5.9 2.2-14.9
$75,000+ 188 153 83.2 75.7-88.7 26 11.7 7.3-18.2 9 5.1 2.3-10.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 740 421 57.8 51.8-63.5 240 34.6 29.2-40.6 79 7.6 5.0-11.3
No 962 635 69.2 64.4-73.7 248 25.0 20.8-29.7 79 5.8 4.2- 7.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 220 132 63.0 53.2-71.8 69 29.8 21.8-39.2 19 7.2 3.5-14.3
Non-Veteran 1,493 928 65.3 61.2-69.2 424 28.3 24.6-32.3 141 6.4 4.9- 8.3

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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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