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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 408 368 84.1 76.5-89.5 24 11.1 6.4-18.5 7 1.2 0.5- 3.1 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6 4 2.2 0.5- 8.7
GENDER
Male 170 144 78.2 66.6-86.6 15 16.5 8.8-28.9 5 1.8 0.6- 5.4 5 2.8 1.1- 7.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
Female 238 224 89.6 78.2-95.4 9 5.9 2.0-15.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.8 0.8-16.6
RACE
White 349 313 82.1 73.7-88.3 21 11.9 6.8-20.0 7 1.6 0.6- 4.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 4 2.9 0.7-11.0
Other 59 55 90.7 65.1-98.1 3 8.3 1.4-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 109 92 76.3 62.5-86.2 12 17.8 9.2-31.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 3 4.3 1.0-16.9
45+ 297 274 91.6 86.8-94.8 12 4.5 2.3- 8.4 6 1.9 0.7- 5.2 4 1.9 0.6- 5.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 194 82.4 70.3-90.2 12 13.1 5.9-26.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4
Some College + 190 173 86.0 75.9-92.3 12 8.8 4.7-15.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 2 4.0 0.8-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 201 87.9 77.7-93.8 8 7.9 3.0-19.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.7 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$50,000+ 124 107 86.2 77.4-92.0 12 10.9 5.8-19.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.9 0.5- 7.2

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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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