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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 10,047 6,033 60.5 58.8-62.1 3,297 33.4 31.9-35.0 717 6.1 5.4- 6.9
-Orange County 290 210 73.2 65.5-79.6 63 22.4 16.4-29.9 17 4.4 2.4- 7.8
GENDER
Male 101 71 73.0 60.9-82.5 24 23.1 14.4-34.8 6 3.9 1.4-10.4
Female 189 139 73.3 63.1-81.5 39 21.9 14.2-32.3 11 4.8 2.4- 9.5
RACE
White 234 172 73.5 64.7-80.8 49 22.2 15.3-30.9 13 4.3 2.1- 8.5
Other 54 36 71.8 55.1-84.1 14 23.5 12.3-40.1 4 4.7 1.6-12.8
AGE
18-44 83 63 78.2 64.6-87.5 16 17.9 9.4-31.5 4 4.0 1.3-11.4
45+ 206 147 68.7 60.3-76.0 46 26.5 19.5-34.9 13 4.8 2.7- 8.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 29 45.0 28.0-63.2 26 48.6 30.8-66.7 6 6.5 2.0-19.3
Some College + 229 181 80.9 74.0-86.3 37 15.3 10.5-21.8 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 63 68.7 54.4-80.1 29 27.9 17.3-41.9 6 3.4 1.3- 8.3
$50,000+ 153 128 83.3 75.3-89.1 22 14.4 9.1-22.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6

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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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