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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Pevention

The North Carolina tax on a pack of cigarettes is currently 45 cents and the national average is $1.42 cents.
Would you favor or oppose raising North Carolina's cigarette tax to $1.00 if part
of the tax revenue 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 5,367 3,193 59.0 56.9-61.0 1,601 31.6 29.7-33.6 573 9.4 8.3-10.6
-Eastern NC 1,478 861 59.9 55.8-63.9 470 31.0 27.3-34.9 147 9.1 7.1-11.6
GENDER
Male 549 296 55.5 49.0-61.9 204 35.7 29.7-42.1 49 8.8 5.8-13.2
Female 929 565 63.8 58.6-68.6 266 26.8 22.5-31.7 98 9.4 7.0-12.5
RACE
White 1,003 576 56.8 51.9-61.6 335 34.5 30.0-39.3 92 8.7 6.4-11.8
African American 308 186 67.7 58.8-75.4 83 22.6 15.9-31.2 39 9.7 6.1-15.1
Other minorities 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.0 4.5-24.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 83 *** *** *** 21 17.0 9.2-29.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,392 806 58.9 54.6-63.0 448 31.9 28.1-36.0 138 9.2 7.1-11.8
AGE
18-34 245 150 62.9 54.0-71.0 80 32.3 24.6-41.2 15 4.8 2.6- 8.4
35-54 463 278 65.1 58.3-71.4 148 29.5 23.5-36.3 37 5.3 3.5- 8.1
55-64 299 164 51.7 43.1-60.2 108 38.1 30.2-46.8 27 10.1 5.7-17.3
65-74 249 146 58.6 48.9-67.8 70 24.6 18.1-32.5 33 16.7 9.6-27.5
75+ 205 *** *** *** 56 24.7 16.6-35.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 116 60.0 49.7-69.4 58 22.6 16.1-30.9 37 17.4 10.6-27.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 453 255 54.6 47.3-61.7 153 36.3 29.5-43.7 45 9.1 5.9-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 395 227 61.9 54.0-69.1 132 32.0 25.2-39.8 36 6.1 4.0- 9.2
College Graduate 417 263 65.4 58.6-71.6 126 28.5 22.8-35.1 28 6.1 3.9- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 103 59.1 48.8-68.6 70 30.3 22.1-40.0 22 10.6 5.4-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 259 144 56.4 46.1-66.2 83 30.6 22.0-40.7 32 13.0 7.5-21.7
$25,000- 34,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 199 117 59.9 49.0-69.9 69 32.8 23.7-43.3 13 7.3 3.7-13.9
$50,000+ 453 288 63.9 56.5-70.7 132 30.8 24.3-38.1 33 5.3 3.5- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 473 262 52.5 45.9-59.0 165 36.6 30.5-43.1 46 10.9 6.8-17.0
No 995 593 62.4 57.4-67.2 304 29.1 24.7-33.9 98 8.5 6.4-11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 128 49.9 40.1-59.8 101 42.4 32.9-52.5 15 7.7 3.4-16.5
Non-Veteran 1,234 733 61.7 57.2-66.0 369 28.9 25.0-33.1 132 9.4 7.3-12.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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