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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Pevention-MALES

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
-MALES 2,001 1,097 55.2 52.0-58.5 720 36.3 33.2-39.5 184 8.5 7.0-10.3
RACE
White 1,553 824 51.8 48.0-55.5 591 39.8 36.2-43.6 138 8.4 6.7-10.5
African American 258 155 61.0 52.3-69.1 74 30.8 23.2-39.6 29 8.2 5.1-12.8
Other Minorities 173 108 70.4 60.3-78.8 49 19.5 13.1-28.0 16 10.2 5.2-18.9
AGE
18-34 318 183 57.7 50.6-64.6 104 34.0 27.5-41.3 31 8.2 5.5-12.1
35-44 277 165 58.7 51.0-66.0 92 34.9 27.9-42.5 20 6.4 3.9-10.4
45-54 382 206 54.8 47.5-61.9 146 39.1 32.2-46.5 30 6.1 4.0- 9.1
55-64 425 221 49.4 42.6-56.3 166 41.4 34.7-48.4 38 9.2 6.1-13.6
65-74 356 201 55.9 48.3-63.1 120 33.3 26.7-40.5 35 10.9 6.4-17.9
75+ 223 *** *** *** 81 32.1 23.2-42.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 123 49.7 41.3-58.2 100 37.3 29.4-45.9 35 13.0 8.3-19.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 573 290 54.1 48.1-60.0 223 36.1 30.6-42.0 60 9.8 7.1-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 474 241 51.7 45.2-58.2 201 43.1 36.8-49.7 32 5.1 3.3- 7.9
College Graduate 688 441 65.3 60.1-70.2 192 27.1 22.5-32.1 55 7.6 5.4-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 93 55.7 46.2-64.8 84 37.2 28.6-46.6 19 7.2 3.8-13.2
$15,000- 24,999 328 172 55.0 47.0-62.7 119 32.5 25.5-40.3 37 12.5 8.1-18.7
$25,000- 34,999 199 *** *** *** 80 38.2 28.7-48.7 17 9.1 4.4-17.9
$35,000- 49,999 276 150 51.7 43.1-60.1 106 39.3 31.4-47.9 20 9.0 5.2-15.1
$50,000- 74,999 268 142 50.6 41.0-60.2 104 44.4 34.9-54.2 22 5.0 2.8- 8.9
$75,000+ 485 325 65.1 58.6-71.1 128 30.4 24.5-37.0 32 4.5 3.0- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 584 297 48.9 42.9-54.9 244 42.8 36.9-48.8 43 8.3 5.5-12.5
No 1,408 796 57.3 53.4-61.0 474 34.3 30.7-38.1 138 8.5 6.8-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 655 351 53.2 47.0-59.2 252 39.0 33.3-45.1 52 7.8 5.1-11.8
Non-Veteran 1,345 745 55.9 52.0-59.7 468 35.4 31.8-39.3 132 8.7 7.0-10.8

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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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