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2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Parent Opinion

To what degree would you support increasing the tax on cigarettes in North Carolina
to reduce youth access to tobacco in our state?1

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  Total
Respond2
Strongly support Moderately support Donít support
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,084 680 59.7 55.1-64.2 189 14.4 11.8-17.5 215 25.9 21.8-30.4
GENDER
Male 567 355 59.9 53.3-66.1 107 15.6 12.0-20.0 105 24.5 19.0-31.0
Female 517 325 59.6 53.0-65.8 82 13.1 9.5-17.7 110 27.3 21.6-33.9
RACE
White 703 427 57.7 52.2-63.0 134 15.7 12.6-19.3 142 26.6 21.7-32.2
African American 195 *** *** *** 28 14.0 8.3-22.7 39 27.8 19.0-38.6
Other Minorities 181 *** *** *** 27 10.0 5.2-18.3 30 17.4 9.5-29.5
HISPANIC
Yes 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 971 589 58.3 53.5-63.0 179 15.0 12.2-18.3 203 26.6 22.4-31.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 252 163 58.8 49.8-67.3 46 15.5 10.8-21.8 43 25.7 18.0-35.2
5 through 10 332 194 58.0 50.2-65.5 63 15.1 10.7-20.8 75 26.9 20.4-34.6
11 through 13 179 *** *** *** 29 12.3 6.4-22.4 *** *** ***
14 through 17 321 206 60.6 51.8-68.8 51 13.6 9.2-19.7 64 25.8 18.4-34.9
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 133 50.9 41.0-60.8 43 15.4 9.9-23.3 61 33.6 24.7-43.9
Some College 270 160 57.4 48.6-65.8 48 16.6 11.5-23.4 62 26.0 18.7-34.9
College Graduate 576 387 66.6 60.6-72.2 97 12.3 9.4-15.8 92 21.1 16.1-27.2
SCHOOL
Public School 737 456 60.1 54.4-65.5 124 12.7 9.8-16.4 157 27.2 22.2-32.8
Private/Home 124 *** *** *** 19 13.6 7.9-22.6 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 272 172 57.3 48.6-65.5 54 17.4 12.3-24.0 46 25.4 18.1-34.3
K-5th 332 202 62.1 54.2-69.3 57 12.6 8.9-17.6 73 25.3 18.9-33.0
6th-8th 183 *** *** *** 31 13.9 7.4-24.6 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 297 192 62.4 53.5-70.5 47 13.5 9.1-19.6 58 24.1 17.0-33.0
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 562 370 65.8 59.7-71.4 98 14.1 10.9-18.0 94 20.1 15.2-26.2
Public 388 224 52.4 44.9-59.8 71 16.4 11.9-22.1 93 31.2 24.4-38.9
Other 77 *** *** *** 13 8.8 3.9-18.6 11 13.1 6.1-25.9
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 244 136 48.2 38.6-57.9 44 13.8 9.3-20.0 *** *** ***
No 828 537 63.3 58.1-68.2 143 14.6 11.5-18.3 148 22.1 17.9-27.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 and 2012 are NOT comparable to results from 2010 and earlier.

***This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards; see N.C. CHAMP Technical Notes for more details

1Asked of children ages 0 to 17 years.

2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = 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.

39th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

4Health Insurance categories: PRIVATE = State Employee Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, or other private health insurance plan purchased from an employer or directly from insurance company.
PUBLIC = Medicaid, Carolina ACCESS, Health Check, or NC Health Choice. OTHER = the military, CHAMPUS, TRI CARE, Indian Health Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

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