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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 350 197 53.6 46.3-60.8 126 41.3 34.3-48.7 27 5.0 3.1- 8.0
GENDER
Male 128 59 45.1 33.2-57.6 61 50.4 38.3-62.4 8 4.5 1.9-10.5
Female 222 138 60.6 51.6-69.0 65 33.9 25.8-43.2 19 5.5 3.2- 9.2
RACE
White 299 169 52.4 44.4-60.3 107 42.4 34.6-50.5 23 5.2 3.1- 8.6
Other 49 27 59.0 41.0-74.8 18 36.7 21.5-55.1 4 4.3 1.3-13.4
AGE
18-44 80 42 52.8 39.3-65.9 37 46.3 33.3-59.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
45+ 264 149 53.5 46.3-60.5 89 37.8 31.1-45.1 26 8.7 5.4-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 83 50.8 39.5-61.9 67 45.2 34.3-56.5 14 4.1 2.2- 7.4
Some College + 185 113 56.2 46.6-65.3 59 37.9 29.0-47.7 13 5.9 3.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 106 45.6 36.5-54.9 82 47.7 38.4-57.2 19 6.7 3.7-11.8
$50,000+ 90 58 59.8 46.3-72.0 30 38.9 26.8-52.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9

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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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