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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 53 46 92.4 83.2-96.8 5 4.6 1.7-12.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
25-34 201 184 91.3 84.8-95.2 10 4.9 2.5- 9.5 6 3.2 0.9-10.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 280 253 89.9 84.4-93.6 21 7.1 4.2-11.8 4 1.8 0.5- 5.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
45-54 353 333 93.6 89.7-96.1 11 3.5 1.8- 6.9 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1
55-64 308 282 91.4 86.8-94.5 16 5.2 3.0- 8.8 9 3.3 1.5- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
65-74 261 241 94.6 91.1-96.8 11 3.6 1.9- 6.9 5 0.6 0.3- 1.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
75+ 178 165 94.7 90.5-97.1 8 2.7 1.2- 5.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 294 94.4 90.5-96.7 10 3.4 1.6- 7.1 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 546 496 92.0 88.8-94.3 30 4.4 2.8- 6.8 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Some Post-H.S. 410 370 89.3 84.7-92.6 32 8.3 5.4-12.4 5 1.0 0.3- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7
College Graduate 380 358 94.0 89.1-96.7 12 2.6 1.4- 5.0 7 2.7 0.8- 8.4 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 298 91.7 87.3-94.7 14 5.0 2.7- 9.1 7 1.9 0.8- 4.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0
$15,000- 24,999 373 340 92.2 88.3-94.9 19 4.8 2.7- 8.4 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 208 188 91.2 85.1-95.0 17 7.2 3.9-13.0 2 1.0 0.2- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 194 176 87.7 79.9-92.8 14 8.8 4.7-15.9 3 2.6 0.7- 8.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 165 157 95.3 89.3-98.0 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3 5 2.6 0.9- 7.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 141 134 94.2 84.2-98.0 6 2.9 1.1- 7.5 1 2.9 0.4-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 587 90.3 87.0-92.8 38 5.8 4.0- 8.5 15 1.7 0.9- 3.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 9 1.9 0.8- 4.3
No 940 875 92.6 90.0-94.6 45 4.7 3.2- 6.7 16 2.3 1.2- 4.4 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 45 90.8 77.1-96.7 5 5.9 1.9-16.7 1 3.3 0.5-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,602 1,476 92.1 90.2-93.7 79 4.8 3.7- 6.4 31 2.0 1.2- 3.3 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6

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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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