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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 282 148 51.2 43.0-59.3 109 41.8 34.0-50.1 25 7.0 4.3-11.3
GENDER
Male 97 37 38.8 26.6-52.6 50 53.0 39.8-65.8 10 8.2 3.8-16.7
Female 185 111 63.2 53.7-71.7 59 31.0 23.0-40.4 15 5.8 3.3-10.1
RACE
White 121 64 50.2 38.6-61.8 51 46.1 34.8-57.8 6 3.7 1.5- 8.8
Other 161 84 51.7 40.9-62.4 58 39.5 29.3-50.7 19 8.8 4.9-15.2
AGE
18-44 81 41 52.7 39.5-65.5 34 42.1 29.8-55.6 6 5.1 1.9-13.1
45+ 198 106 49.6 41.7-57.5 75 42.0 34.3-50.1 17 8.4 5.0-13.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 79 47.4 36.7-58.3 66 44.8 34.3-55.8 18 7.8 4.2-14.0
Some College + 119 69 58.4 47.0-68.9 43 36.2 26.2-47.5 7 5.4 2.5-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 108 55.8 45.6-65.6 75 39.3 29.9-49.6 13 4.9 2.6- 9.0
$50,000+ 46 22 36.6 22.2-53.9 20 57.2 39.9-72.8 4 6.2 2.1-16.8

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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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