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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-MALES

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
-MALES 4,126 2,309 58.0 55.5-60.4 1,557 36.6 34.3-39.1 260 5.4 4.4- 6.6
RACE
White 3,339 1,846 56.1 53.4-58.8 1,301 39.0 36.4-41.7 192 4.9 3.9- 6.2
African American 501 293 61.6 54.8-68.0 167 33.1 27.0-39.7 41 5.3 3.3- 8.5
Other Minorities 261 160 65.4 55.7-74.0 77 26.7 19.0-36.2 24 7.8 4.1-14.4
AGE
18-24 143 78 56.0 45.2-66.3 60 40.6 30.5-51.5 5 3.4 1.2- 9.4
25-34 330 190 59.2 52.0-66.0 126 35.6 29.1-42.6 14 5.2 2.7-10.0
35-44 568 336 61.1 55.8-66.1 204 33.4 28.6-38.6 28 5.5 3.5- 8.6
45-54 827 448 55.5 51.0-59.9 338 39.5 35.2-43.9 41 5.0 3.3- 7.6
55-64 998 555 55.2 51.0-59.3 390 39.9 35.9-44.1 53 4.8 3.4- 6.9
65+ 1,238 691 60.1 56.4-63.6 432 31.9 28.6-35.3 115 8.0 6.3-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 526 248 52.3 45.5-59.1 227 41.4 34.9-48.2 51 6.3 4.2- 9.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,131 561 51.6 46.5-56.8 501 43.1 38.1-48.3 69 5.2 3.5- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 920 483 54.3 49.1-59.4 386 39.6 34.6-44.8 51 6.1 3.8- 9.7
College Graduate 1,543 1,013 68.5 65.0-71.8 442 26.8 23.7-30.2 88 4.7 3.5- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 176 59.3 51.0-67.0 150 37.6 30.0-45.8 26 3.2 1.9- 5.1
$15,000- 24,999 601 290 52.6 45.8-59.2 264 40.3 34.0-46.9 47 7.1 4.6-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 453 235 56.5 49.2-63.5 191 36.4 30.1-43.2 27 7.1 3.6-13.5
$35,000- 49,999 537 305 59.8 53.2-66.1 201 36.5 30.4-43.1 31 3.6 2.4- 5.6
$50,000- 74,999 605 364 58.2 52.4-63.9 217 37.3 31.9-43.2 24 4.4 2.3- 8.2
$75,000+ 1,128 740 66.1 61.8-70.2 337 29.6 25.7-33.8 51 4.3 3.0- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,501 798 52.3 48.1-56.5 598 42.5 38.3-46.8 105 5.2 3.9- 7.0
No 2,603 1,503 60.8 57.7-63.7 948 34.1 31.2-37.0 152 5.2 4.0- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,404 762 54.3 50.4-58.2 532 38.5 34.7-42.4 110 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Non-Veteran 2,720 1,546 59.1 56.1-62.1 1,024 36.1 33.2-39.0 150 4.8 3.7- 6.2

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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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