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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 661 460 69.9 64.6-74.7 162 25.7 21.1-31.0 39 4.3 2.9- 6.4
GENDER
Male 232 151 64.0 54.7-72.3 66 31.4 23.3-40.8 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4
Female 429 309 75.2 69.7-80.0 96 20.7 16.3-26.1 24 4.1 2.5- 6.7
RACE
White 489 341 71.0 65.4-76.0 117 23.5 18.9-28.9 31 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Other 164 115 69.9 58.5-79.3 41 27.8 18.6-39.3 8 2.3 1.1- 5.1
AGE
18-44 220 165 72.1 63.5-79.3 47 25.0 18.0-33.6 8 2.9 1.3- 6.4
45+ 432 289 66.9 61.5-71.9 112 26.6 22.0-31.8 31 6.4 4.4- 9.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 90 60.7 47.3-72.6 47 33.3 21.9-47.1 13 6.0 3.0-11.8
Some College + 509 369 73.2 67.8-78.0 114 23.0 18.5-28.4 26 3.8 2.3- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 224 136 59.2 48.6-68.9 69 34.5 24.9-45.5 19 6.3 3.5-11.1
$50,000+ 351 270 73.5 66.8-79.2 71 23.5 18.0-30.1 10 3.0 1.5- 6.1

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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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