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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-FEMALES

The NC tax on a pack of cigarettes is currently 45 cents and the national average is $1.46.
Would you favor or oppose raising North Carolina's cigarette tax to $1.00 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 10,488 5,915 56.1 54.9-57.4 3,347 33.0 31.8-34.2 1,226 10.9 10.1-11.6
-FEMALES 6,451 3,752 58.4 56.8-60.0 1,844 28.8 27.4-30.3 855 12.8 11.7-13.8
RACE
White 4,552 2,691 58.4 56.5-60.3 1,321 29.6 27.9-31.4 540 12.0 10.8-13.2
African American 1,250 684 55.4 51.8-59.0 350 30.0 26.6-33.5 216 14.6 12.3-17.2
Other Minorities 594 352 67.2 61.6-72.2 157 19.4 15.3-24.3 85 13.4 10.2-17.6
AGE
18-34 945 571 59.5 55.6-63.2 252 27.9 24.5-31.7 122 12.6 10.3-15.2
35-44 828 551 64.9 60.9-68.8 194 23.7 20.4-27.4 83 11.4 8.9-14.4
45-54 1,127 676 58.5 54.8-62.2 350 32.9 29.4-36.7 101 8.5 6.8-10.7
55-64 1,330 751 56.5 53.2-59.7 421 30.4 27.5-33.5 158 13.1 10.9-15.7
65-74 1,210 680 55.1 51.6-58.5 366 30.8 27.6-34.2 164 14.1 11.9-16.7
75+ 935 485 50.8 46.8-54.8 240 27.2 23.7-30.9 210 22.0 18.9-25.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 754 340 47.3 42.6-52.1 260 36.2 31.6-41.0 154 16.5 13.6-19.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,857 960 50.8 47.9-53.7 637 35.2 32.4-38.0 260 14.0 12.1-16.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,858 1,059 58.7 55.7-61.6 561 29.3 26.6-32.1 238 12.0 10.3-14.0
College Graduate 1,965 1,384 72.5 70.0-74.9 382 17.2 15.3-19.3 199 10.2 8.6-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 838 395 49.2 44.6-53.8 325 38.7 34.4-43.3 118 12.1 9.6-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,144 618 53.9 50.0-57.7 393 34.2 30.6-37.9 133 12.0 9.7-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 683 367 54.1 49.2-58.9 222 32.8 28.4-37.5 94 13.2 10.2-16.9
$35,000- 49,999 765 464 58.9 54.4-63.4 215 29.9 25.7-34.4 86 11.2 8.7-14.2
$50,000- 74,999 740 488 64.2 59.4-68.7 180 25.6 21.4-30.3 72 10.2 7.8-13.2
$75,000+ 1,030 772 73.8 70.1-77.2 180 17.4 14.6-20.6 78 8.8 6.7-11.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,830 942 50.0 47.0-53.1 636 36.9 33.9-40.0 252 13.1 11.2-15.1
No 4,600 2,803 61.1 59.2-62.9 1,201 26.4 24.7-28.1 596 12.6 11.4-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,324 3,672 58.4 56.8-60.0 1,810 28.8 27.4-30.4 842 12.8 11.8-13.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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