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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-MALES

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
-MALES 4,037 2,163 53.6 51.6-55.6 1,503 37.6 35.7-39.6 371 8.8 7.7- 9.9
RACE
White 2,920 1,497 50.4 48.1-52.7 1,169 41.2 38.9-43.5 254 8.4 7.2- 9.8
African American 632 343 56.4 51.6-61.2 222 34.5 30.0-39.3 67 9.0 6.8-11.9
Other Minorities 460 310 70.6 64.6-76.1 102 19.1 14.5-24.7 48 10.3 7.1-14.7
AGE
18-34 701 391 54.0 49.5-58.3 248 37.3 33.2-41.7 62 8.7 6.6-11.5
35-44 613 342 54.2 49.5-58.9 228 38.5 34.0-43.2 43 7.3 5.2-10.1
45-54 718 366 52.1 47.6-56.5 293 40.2 35.9-44.6 59 7.7 5.6-10.4
55-64 863 456 53.4 49.2-57.6 336 38.5 34.5-42.6 71 8.1 6.1-10.9
65-74 704 381 54.4 49.8-59.0 261 37.3 32.9-41.8 62 8.3 6.2-11.0
75+ 423 216 53.6 47.4-59.7 134 27.4 22.6-32.8 73 19.0 14.6-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 538 249 45.5 40.2-50.8 219 42.6 37.4-48.0 70 12.0 9.0-15.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,140 550 49.7 46.0-53.4 481 41.5 37.9-45.2 109 8.8 6.9-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,029 519 53.4 49.6-57.2 422 38.2 34.6-41.8 88 8.4 6.5-10.8
College Graduate 1,318 838 64.5 61.2-67.6 377 28.9 25.9-32.0 103 6.7 5.3- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 418 191 47.5 41.4-53.8 183 42.9 36.9-49.2 44 9.5 6.7-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 655 331 50.1 45.2-55.0 255 40.8 36.1-45.7 69 9.1 6.8-12.1
$25,000- 34,999 437 235 53.6 47.7-59.4 170 39.1 33.6-44.9 32 7.3 4.9-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 532 283 51.6 46.2-57.0 207 41.1 35.8-46.6 42 7.3 4.9-10.7
$50,000- 74,999 520 282 52.5 47.1-57.8 197 40.8 35.6-46.1 41 6.8 4.6- 9.8
$75,000+ 973 623 65.0 61.1-68.7 291 30.0 26.4-33.8 59 5.0 3.7- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,060 533 49.8 45.9-53.6 424 41.3 37.6-45.1 103 8.9 7.1-11.2
No 2,957 1,622 54.8 52.4-57.1 1,069 36.5 34.3-38.8 266 8.7 7.5-10.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,217 628 52.3 48.8-55.7 469 37.7 34.5-41.1 120 10.0 8.0-12.3
Non-Veteran 2,819 1,534 54.0 51.6-56.3 1,034 37.6 35.4-39.9 251 8.4 7.2- 9.8

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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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