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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 405 367 88.3 83.4-91.9 27 6.8 4.3-10.6 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3
GENDER
Male 164 144 84.8 76.4-90.7 14 9.0 4.8-16.1 3 3.1 0.9- 9.6 3 3.1 0.9- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
Female 241 223 91.4 85.0-95.2 13 4.9 2.6- 9.3 2 2.1 0.4- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.6 0.4- 6.1
RACE
White 359 323 86.7 81.0-90.9 25 7.6 4.7-11.9 5 3.0 1.2- 7.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.9
Other 44 42 96.9 87.1-99.3 2 3.1 0.7-12.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 115 94 82.8 73.7-89.2 11 7.8 4.0-14.7 5 5.0 1.9-12.6 3 2.8 0.9- 9.0 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5
45+ 289 272 94.0 89.6-96.6 16 5.9 3.3-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 208 85.5 78.5-90.6 20 8.7 5.1-14.6 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.4
Some College + 169 159 92.5 84.8-96.4 7 4.0 1.8- 8.8 3 3.5 0.9-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 219 89.0 83.1-93.0 18 7.5 4.4-12.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 3 1.4 0.4- 5.5
$50,000+ 111 100 84.0 71.6-91.6 6 7.0 2.7-16.8 4 6.8 2.3-18.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 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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