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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,151 4,597 66.0 64.2-67.7 2,029 27.7 26.1-29.3 525 6.3 5.6- 7.2
RACE
White 5,520 3,532 64.8 62.8-66.8 1,610 29.2 27.3-31.1 378 6.0 5.2- 6.9
African American 1,213 768 67.7 63.5-71.6 326 24.9 21.4-28.9 119 7.4 5.5- 9.8
Other Minorities 381 275 74.5 66.9-80.8 81 18.0 12.5-25.1 25 7.5 4.4-12.6
AGE
18-24 174 131 77.0 67.6-84.2 37 20.4 13.5-29.6 6 2.7 0.9- 7.7
25-34 583 392 67.8 62.6-72.5 159 27.0 22.5-32.0 32 5.2 3.3- 8.2
35-44 991 698 69.2 65.4-72.8 241 24.8 21.4-28.5 52 6.0 4.3- 8.2
45-54 1,310 808 60.6 57.0-64.1 440 34.2 30.9-37.8 62 5.2 3.7- 7.3
55-64 1,547 999 64.4 61.2-67.5 460 29.4 26.5-32.6 88 6.1 4.7- 8.0
65+ 2,467 1,520 62.0 59.3-64.6 665 26.8 24.5-29.3 282 11.2 9.6-13.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 862 467 56.9 51.1-62.6 290 34.8 29.5-40.6 105 8.2 6.2-10.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,076 1,188 58.1 54.4-61.6 726 35.0 31.6-38.6 162 6.9 5.4- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,913 1,195 64.3 61.0-67.5 590 29.6 26.6-32.7 128 6.1 4.8- 7.8
College Graduate 2,288 1,741 77.5 75.0-79.8 420 17.2 15.2-19.4 127 5.3 4.1- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 851 455 52.3 47.1-57.4 314 39.4 34.4-44.6 82 8.3 6.0-11.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,177 687 61.0 56.4-65.5 424 34.7 30.3-39.3 66 4.3 3.0- 6.1
$25,000- 34,999 759 486 62.2 56.0-68.0 226 32.6 26.9-38.9 47 5.2 3.6- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 889 569 60.6 55.5-65.4 266 34.5 29.7-39.6 54 5.0 3.4- 7.2
$50,000- 74,999 905 625 73.4 69.3-77.1 234 21.5 18.1-25.2 46 5.1 3.5- 7.5
$75,000+ 1,281 1,017 78.7 75.5-81.7 211 16.6 14.0-19.6 53 4.7 3.3- 6.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,803 1,670 59.0 56.0-62.0 909 34.2 31.4-37.2 224 6.7 5.4- 8.3
No 4,313 2,910 69.6 67.5-71.7 1,106 24.3 22.4-26.3 297 6.0 5.1- 7.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 98 66.0 56.0-74.7 58 28.1 20.3-37.4 10 6.0 2.4-14.1
Non-Veteran 6,984 4,498 66.0 64.2-67.7 1,971 27.7 26.0-29.4 515 6.4 5.6- 7.2

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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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