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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-WHITES 8,859 5,378 60.7 59.0-62.3 2,911 33.9 32.2-35.5 570 5.5 4.8- 6.2
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 161 105 70.6 59.8-79.5 40 21.5 13.8-31.8 16 7.9 4.0-15.3
Non-Hispanic 8,693 5,272 60.4 58.7-62.0 2,871 34.3 32.6-35.9 550 5.4 4.7- 6.1
AGE
18-24 212 134 61.5 51.9-70.2 71 35.9 27.3-45.5 7 2.7 0.9- 7.7
25-34 603 363 60.6 55.4-65.5 209 34.1 29.4-39.1 31 5.3 3.4- 8.4
35-44 1,163 770 65.7 62.0-69.1 346 29.9 26.6-33.4 47 4.4 3.2- 6.2
45-54 1,626 936 57.0 53.8-60.1 620 38.4 35.3-41.5 70 4.7 3.4- 6.3
55-64 2,022 1,232 59.3 56.4-62.2 687 35.6 32.8-38.5 103 5.1 4.0- 6.6
65+ 3,171 1,907 60.6 58.3-62.8 954 30.2 28.1-32.4 310 9.3 8.1-10.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 946 463 48.8 43.3-54.3 385 45.1 39.7-50.6 98 6.2 4.7- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,470 1,325 51.4 48.0-54.9 982 43.5 40.1-47.0 163 5.1 4.0- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,246 1,307 58.2 54.7-61.6 809 35.8 32.5-39.2 130 6.0 4.5- 8.1
College Graduate 3,185 2,277 72.7 70.4-74.8 731 22.1 20.2-24.2 177 5.2 4.2- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 778 394 50.6 44.8-56.3 322 44.6 39.0-50.3 62 4.9 3.3- 7.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,286 700 55.0 50.6-59.3 511 40.0 35.9-44.4 75 5.0 3.6- 6.8
$25,000- 34,999 918 532 55.6 50.3-60.8 338 40.1 35.0-45.4 48 4.3 3.0- 6.1
$35,000-49,999 1,139 684 58.1 53.8-62.3 389 37.5 33.3-41.8 66 4.4 3.2- 6.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,261 817 66.3 62.4-69.9 390 29.5 26.1-33.3 54 4.2 2.9- 6.1
$75,000+ 2,124 1,527 70.8 67.8-73.6 505 24.7 22.0-27.6 92 4.5 3.4- 6.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,314 1,897 54.7 51.8-57.5 1,189 39.7 36.9-42.7 228 5.6 4.6- 6.7
No 5,505 3,462 63.6 61.6-65.6 1,706 31.2 29.3-33.2 337 5.2 4.4- 6.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,281 692 53.6 49.5-57.6 495 39.3 35.4-43.4 94 7.1 5.1- 9.8
Non-Veteran 7,577 4,685 61.8 59.9-63.5 2,416 33.0 31.3-34.8 476 5.2 4.5- 6.0

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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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