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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 375 185 49.4 42.0-56.9 157 44.2 36.8-51.8 33 6.4 4.1- 9.9
GENDER
Male 150 70 44.8 33.9-56.2 70 50.6 39.2-62.0 10 4.6 2.1-10.0
Female 225 115 53.6 44.2-62.8 87 38.3 29.8-47.6 23 8.0 4.7-13.3
RACE
White 335 169 51.0 43.5-58.5 139 43.0 35.8-50.6 27 6.0 3.6- 9.7
Other 39 16 41.8 21.6-65.3 17 49.4 26.5-72.5 6 8.8 3.2-22.0
AGE
18-44 73 34 47.6 33.7-61.8 35 48.0 34.1-62.3 4 4.4 1.6-11.5
45+ 299 150 51.0 44.4-57.6 120 40.9 34.5-47.5 29 8.1 5.2-12.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 222 103 46.3 36.5-56.3 98 47.6 37.6-57.8 21 6.1 3.5-10.4
Some College + 152 81 53.6 42.8-64.1 59 39.5 29.6-50.4 12 6.8 3.3-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 104 45.0 35.1-55.2 93 48.6 38.4-59.0 20 6.4 3.6-11.1
$50,000+ 88 47 52.2 40.1-64.0 35 41.7 30.3-54.1 6 6.1 2.3-15.4

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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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