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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Pevention-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,366 2,096 62.4 59.7-64.9 881 27.4 25.0-29.9 389 10.2 8.8-11.9
RACE
White 2,535 1,566 61.2 58.1-64.3 693 29.7 26.8-32.7 276 9.1 7.5-11.0
African American 573 348 62.3 56.4-68.0 140 24.4 19.5-30.1 85 13.3 10.1-17.3
Other Minorities 241 170 72.5 63.6-80.0 46 15.0 10.4-21.2 25 12.4 6.8-21.7
AGE
18-34 423 282 66.7 60.3-72.5 104 24.7 19.6-30.5 37 8.7 5.5-13.3
35-44 458 320 67.9 60.6-74.4 107 27.9 21.6-35.3 31 4.2 2.7- 6.5
45-54 644 397 62.5 56.9-67.8 193 29.3 24.3-34.7 54 8.2 5.9-11.3
55-64 690 413 57.4 52.1-62.5 210 30.9 26.3-35.9 67 11.8 8.5-16.2
65-74 582 362 57.8 51.7-63.6 147 28.1 23.0-33.8 73 14.1 10.1-19.3
75+ 529 298 53.2 46.4-59.8 108 23.3 17.6-30.2 123 23.6 18.6-29.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 411 219 57.5 50.2-64.5 108 27.1 21.2-33.9 84 15.4 11.2-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 929 522 56.5 51.4-61.6 277 32.1 27.4-37.2 130 11.4 8.9-14.4
Some Post-H.S. 893 541 61.0 55.8-66.0 265 29.9 25.3-35.0 87 9.1 6.5-12.6
College Graduate 1,126 811 73.6 70.0-77.0 230 19.7 16.8-23.0 85 6.7 5.0- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 429 229 52.3 45.3-59.2 139 33.7 27.4-40.6 61 14.0 9.9-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 592 351 60.3 53.9-66.4 171 29.1 23.5-35.4 70 10.5 7.6-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 331 206 61.3 53.5-68.6 94 29.2 22.9-36.4 31 9.5 5.4-16.3
$35,000- 49,999 389 235 61.3 53.6-68.5 119 30.4 23.9-37.8 35 8.3 5.3-12.7
$50,000- 74,999 365 253 65.0 56.1-72.9 84 28.8 21.0-38.1 28 6.2 3.9- 9.8
$75,000+ 616 456 72.6 66.5-78.0 116 21.7 16.7-27.9 44 5.6 3.9- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,064 606 53.5 48.7-58.3 313 33.3 28.8-38.0 145 13.2 10.0-17.3
No 2,289 1,479 65.4 62.3-68.4 568 25.4 22.7-28.4 242 9.2 7.7-10.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,288 2,054 62.5 59.8-65.1 851 27.3 24.9-29.8 383 10.2 8.8-11.9

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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