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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,374 2,134 87.4 85.2-89.4 147 7.8 6.2- 9.8 66 3.5 2.5- 4.7 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9 17 0.8 0.4- 1.7
GENDER
Males 721 613 81.9 77.5-85.6 63 11.3 8.2-15.3 34 5.2 3.4- 7.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 5 1.0 0.3- 3.2
Females 1,653 1,521 92.1 90.2-93.6 84 4.9 3.7- 6.4 32 2.1 1.2- 3.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 12 0.7 0.3- 1.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 23 80.2 43.2-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.2 2.3-57.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.6 0.6-27.1
Non-Hispanic 2,337 2,101 87.6 85.3-89.6 147 7.9 6.3- 9.9 64 3.3 2.4- 4.5 10 0.5 0.2- 0.9 15 0.8 0.3- 1.7
AGE
18-24 82 66 81.2 68.9-89.4 12 13.2 6.7-24.2 2 2.7 0.5-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.6-12.6
25-34 270 233 84.6 78.1-89.4 18 7.7 4.3-13.3 16 6.5 3.6-11.4 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
35-44 413 357 83.8 77.9-88.4 35 9.9 6.2-15.5 17 4.9 2.8- 8.5 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
45-54 530 483 91.3 88.0-93.8 31 6.0 4.0- 8.9 10 1.9 0.9- 3.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9
55-64 462 426 89.6 84.1-93.3 24 7.7 4.4-13.3 11 2.6 1.3- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
65-74 351 319 91.0 86.4-94.1 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1 8 2.2 0.8- 6.4 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6 5 1.3 0.4- 3.5
75+ 241 227 96.0 93.0-97.8 9 2.3 1.1- 4.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 2 0.7 0.1- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 442 405 88.1 81.4-92.6 20 7.7 4.0-14.3 11 3.2 1.3- 7.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 832 737 86.3 82.2-89.7 52 7.7 5.1-11.5 32 4.8 3.1- 7.5 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 582 513 86.2 81.7-89.7 52 9.6 6.8-13.3 10 1.9 0.9- 3.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 6 2.2 0.8- 5.9
College Graduate 512 473 90.4 85.4-93.8 23 5.9 3.3-10.5 13 3.3 1.6- 6.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 429 392 90.5 86.1-93.7 19 4.6 2.7- 7.6 12 4.1 2.0- 8.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2
$15,000- 24,999 506 453 87.7 82.0-91.8 28 8.0 4.5-13.9 18 2.9 1.7- 4.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0
$25,000- 34,999 300 269 90.0 84.3-93.7 22 5.4 3.1- 9.3 5 3.5 1.3- 9.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
$35,000- 49,999 323 277 79.7 72.6-85.4 33 14.8 9.8-21.8 10 4.4 2.3- 8.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 253 229 87.4 80.0-92.4 13 8.8 4.5-16.3 10 3.7 1.7- 7.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 242 222 90.8 84.0-94.9 15 4.4 2.4- 8.0 3 2.2 0.5- 8.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 1 1.8 0.3-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 946 839 84.8 80.7-88.2 62 9.3 6.6-13.1 30 4.1 2.6- 6.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 10 1.2 0.6- 2.7
No 1,333 1,208 88.6 85.7-91.0 82 7.2 5.3- 9.7 32 3.1 2.0- 4.9 5 0.4 0.2- 1.2 6 0.6 0.2- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 259 84.3 77.5-89.4 26 12.5 7.9-19.2 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,080 1,875 88.0 85.6-90.1 121 7.0 5.3- 9.0 61 3.7 2.7- 5.2 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0

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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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