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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 420 373 84.5 77.7-89.6 32 11.6 7.1-18.6 12 3.1 1.6- 6.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
GENDER
Male 162 128 78.1 68.7-85.3 23 15.9 9.7-24.9 8 4.5 1.9-10.3 2 1.2 0.2- 5.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Female 258 245 90.3 77.6-96.2 9 7.8 2.5-21.9 4 1.9 0.7- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 313 279 83.9 74.3-90.3 26 13.9 7.7-23.7 6 1.8 0.6- 4.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Other 104 91 85.4 74.9-92.0 6 7.8 3.2-18.1 6 5.5 2.3-12.7 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 107 90 79.8 66.4-88.7 12 15.7 7.7-29.6 4 3.6 1.3- 9.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 310 280 88.6 82.6-92.7 20 8.1 4.5-14.1 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 138 79.2 64.9-88.7 14 15.3 6.8-30.6 6 4.2 1.6-10.4 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 259 234 88.2 81.6-92.6 18 9.2 5.2-15.7 6 2.4 0.9- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 163 84.1 75.3-90.2 16 10.4 5.5-18.7 8 5.2 2.3-11.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 175 159 89.7 83.2-93.9 11 6.8 3.6-12.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5

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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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