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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 317 195 62.8 54.6-70.4 99 31.2 24.1-39.2 23 6.0 2.9-11.9
GENDER
Male 125 76 62.5 50.2-73.4 43 31.5 21.7-43.3 6 5.9 1.9-17.4
Female 192 119 63.3 53.5-72.1 56 30.6 22.1-40.8 17 6.1 3.5-10.3
RACE
White 217 142 65.7 56.1-74.2 62 30.2 21.9-40.0 13 4.1 2.1- 8.0
Other 97 50 56.3 39.7-71.6 37 33.6 21.2-48.8 10 10.1 3.1-28.6
AGE
18-44 90 63 66.2 52.5-77.7 23 27.9 17.6-41.1 4 5.9 1.7-18.9
45+ 224 130 58.4 49.9-66.3 75 35.5 27.7-44.1 19 6.2 3.7-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 60 55.8 41.1-69.5 53 37.3 25.0-51.4 8 6.9 1.9-22.7
Some College + 196 135 68.1 58.3-76.4 46 26.6 18.6-36.6 15 5.3 2.8- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 82 62.3 49.1-73.8 53 30.3 20.6-42.2 11 7.4 2.4-20.8
$50,000+ 120 92 75.9 65.8-83.7 26 21.5 14.2-31.2 2 2.6 0.6-10.4

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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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