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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 406 368 87.5 81.7-91.7 28 9.6 6.0-15.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.7 2 1.3 0.2- 7.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
GENDER
Male 159 141 84.5 74.0-91.3 14 11.6 6.0-21.4 3 1.5 0.4- 6.1 1 2.4 0.3-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 247 227 90.5 84.7-94.2 14 7.6 4.2-13.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
RACE
White 307 278 87.3 80.1-92.1 22 9.6 5.6-16.0 4 1.3 0.4- 4.3 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Other 99 90 88.0 76.0-94.5 6 9.7 3.9-22.2 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 109 96 82.3 70.1-90.3 10 13.4 6.7-24.9 2 1.5 0.3- 7.3 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 293 268 91.4 86.8-94.5 18 6.7 4.0-11.1 4 1.4 0.5- 4.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 117 80.2 66.0-89.5 11 13.0 5.7-27.0 4 2.4 0.8- 7.3 2 4.0 0.7-20.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Some College + 271 251 90.9 85.5-94.4 17 8.0 4.7-13.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 155 85.5 74.2-92.4 10 8.6 3.8-18.3 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3 2 3.5 0.6-18.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
$50,000+ 184 168 87.7 78.8-93.2 14 11.0 5.8-19.8 2 1.3 0.3- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 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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