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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Seatbelt Use

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
Would you say-?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Nearly Always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,719 14,242 88.3 87.4-89.1 975 7.4 6.7- 8.1 283 2.5 2.1- 3.0 100 0.9 0.7- 1.2 119 1.0 0.7- 1.3
-Buncombe County 345 313 89.4 83.7-93.2 21 7.7 4.3-13.4 4 1.4 0.4- 4.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 6 1.3 0.6- 3.0
GENDER
Male 127 111 85.0 73.5-92.1 13 13.2 6.5-25.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
Female 218 202 92.8 87.5-95.9 8 3.4 1.5- 7.2 4 2.5 0.8- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7
RACE
White 311 284 90.1 84.0-94.1 19 7.6 4.0-13.8 3 1.0 0.2- 4.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 4 1.0 0.4- 2.6
Other 32 27 81.9 61.0-92.9 2 9.1 2.2-30.6 1 4.7 0.7-27.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.3 0.9-17.8
AGE
18-44 75 69 88.9 74.5-95.6 4 9.1 3.0-24.1 2 2.1 0.4-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 269 243 89.7 84.8-93.1 17 6.8 4.1-11.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 6 2.2 1.0- 5.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 104 93.2 87.5-96.4 8 4.8 2.3- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4
Some College + 229 209 87.7 79.4-93.0 13 9.2 4.5-17.7 4 2.1 0.6- 6.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 167 91.1 84.5-95.0 12 6.4 3.0-13.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8
$50,000+ 123 112 90.6 83.0-95.0 7 5.5 2.5-11.6 2 2.8 0.7-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0

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^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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