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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 445 418 91.3 86.2-94.6 22 6.8 3.9-11.7 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 177 156 84.2 74.8-90.5 16 11.9 6.4-21.3 4 3.3 1.2- 8.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .
Female 268 262 98.1 95.6-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 386 363 92.7 88.6-95.4 20 5.9 3.6- 9.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 0 0.0 . - .
Other 57 53 85.5 63.8-95.1 2 10.8 2.7-35.1 2 3.7 0.8-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 122 107 85.7 75.5-92.1 10 10.2 4.8-20.5 4 3.5 1.2- 9.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 319 307 96.1 93.0-97.9 12 3.9 2.1- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 182 92.7 86.9-96.0 8 4.1 1.9- 8.4 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 251 236 90.1 81.5-94.9 14 9.1 4.5-17.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 222 88.5 79.2-93.9 12 9.2 4.3-18.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 156 144 92.3 86.2-95.8 10 5.8 3.0-11.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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