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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 395 373 94.4 90.4-96.7 14 2.3 1.2- 4.1 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.2 0.3- 5.0
GENDER
Male 145 137 95.6 89.6-98.2 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0 2 2.4 0.5- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Female 250 236 93.0 86.5-96.5 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.5 0.6-10.4
RACE
White 225 214 95.3 91.1-97.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Other 166 156 93.7 86.9-97.1 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6 5 3.8 1.4-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.3- 9.1
AGE
18-44 135 126 93.7 86.7-97.1 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 4 3.5 1.2- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8
45+ 258 247 95.8 92.0-97.9 8 3.0 1.4- 6.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.7 0.2- 3.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 114 95.2 86.1-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.3 1.2-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Some College + 277 259 93.9 89.0-96.7 14 3.6 2.0- 6.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.5 0.3- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 160 94.6 87.6-97.8 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 4 4.3 1.5-11.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
$50,000+ 183 173 95.1 90.7-97.5 8 3.9 1.9- 8.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7

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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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