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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 280 148 54.7 46.4-62.7 116 38.3 30.8-46.3 16 7.0 3.1-15.2
GENDER
Male 103 40 43.1 30.7-56.5 57 47.6 35.1-60.5 6 9.3 3.0-25.3
Female 177 108 67.7 58.7-75.5 59 27.8 20.3-36.6 10 4.5 2.3- 8.9
RACE
White 206 92 49.6 40.1-59.1 103 46.4 37.1-55.8 11 4.0 1.9- 8.3
Other 68 52 66.0 45.8-81.7 11 18.2 8.0-36.3 5 15.8 4.6-42.2
AGE
18-44 95 62 61.5 48.3-73.2 28 30.8 20.6-43.4 5 7.7 2.3-23.1
45+ 184 85 45.3 36.8-54.0 88 48.6 39.9-57.3 11 6.2 2.8-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 48 43.7 30.6-57.7 56 47.0 33.7-60.7 7 9.4 2.6-28.3
Some College + 169 100 63.2 53.6-71.9 60 31.5 23.4-40.9 9 5.2 2.3-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 66 55.0 42.4-66.9 64 37.1 26.7-49.0 7 7.9 2.2-24.8
$50,000+ 100 64 58.9 46.9-70.0 33 35.9 25.4-47.9 3 5.2 1.5-16.5

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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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