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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 321 228 68.6 58.5-77.3 81 26.8 18.4-37.3 12 4.6 2.2- 9.2
GENDER
Male 129 79 55.2 39.8-69.7 46 41.8 27.2-58.0 4 3.0 1.0- 8.7
Female 192 149 79.0 68.3-86.8 35 15.2 8.6-25.4 8 5.8 2.4-13.7
RACE
White 290 206 71.6 63.4-78.5 73 23.3 16.9-31.1 11 5.1 2.5-10.4
Other 30 22 49.0 16.4-82.5 7 50.3 16.9-83.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.4
AGE
18-44 86 62 66.9 49.8-80.4 18 26.8 13.9-45.3 6 6.4 2.6-14.8
45+ 233 165 71.1 64.1-77.2 62 26.6 20.7-33.5 6 2.2 0.9- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 79 56.5 38.4-73.1 36 39.2 22.8-58.6 6 4.2 1.6-10.9
Some College + 199 148 77.0 68.9-83.5 45 18.1 12.8-25.0 6 4.9 1.8-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 82 61.6 41.6-78.3 43 36.6 20.0-57.2 3 1.8 0.4- 7.4
$50,000+ 142 109 77.3 68.6-84.1 26 16.7 11.1-24.5 7 5.9 2.7-12.7

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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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