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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 29 20 71.8 51.2-86.1 7 20.2 9.0-39.4 1 4.0 0.5-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.0 0.5-23.7
25-34 69 49 74.7 61.5-84.5 8 11.8 5.2-24.9 10 11.4 5.8-21.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
35-44 133 104 77.5 67.0-85.3 14 12.9 6.6-23.6 13 8.2 4.3-14.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 177 150 88.9 83.0-92.9 20 8.6 5.1-14.0 5 2.0 0.7- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
55-64 154 144 87.5 75.8-94.0 8 10.8 4.7-22.8 2 1.8 0.4- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 90 78 85.4 74.8-92.0 5 4.8 1.8-11.8 3 4.7 1.3-15.5 3 3.8 1.2-11.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2
75+ 63 62 98.5 90.0-99.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 111 79.2 64.7-88.8 10 13.7 5.9-28.7 6 6.5 2.4-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 241 81.4 74.0-87.1 22 10.7 6.3-17.6 17 6.3 3.5-11.3 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 172 143 81.8 72.8-88.3 20 11.4 6.6-19.0 5 3.2 1.2- 7.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 3 3.3 0.8-12.9
College Graduate 132 115 84.9 74.4-91.6 11 11.0 5.1-21.9 6 4.1 1.7- 9.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 94 88.6 78.2-94.4 5 3.9 1.5-10.0 5 7.4 2.8-18.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 133 113 81.9 69.4-90.1 9 12.0 5.2-25.4 8 3.9 1.8- 8.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5
$25,000- 34,999 92 81 88.2 76.2-94.6 5 3.1 1.0- 9.0 3 6.9 2.1-20.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
$35,000- 49,999 129 101 72.9 61.5-81.9 19 20.0 12.0-31.6 7 6.0 2.7-12.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 88 72 79.5 66.1-88.5 11 15.7 7.7-29.2 5 4.8 1.7-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 101 88 87.5 76.2-93.9 9 5.9 2.7-12.4 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 1 3.6 0.5-21.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 252 78.8 70.9-84.9 24 13.2 8.1-20.7 15 6.7 3.8-11.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
No 393 333 83.7 77.8-88.3 37 10.3 6.6-15.5 16 4.1 2.2- 7.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 4 1.2 0.3- 5.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 214 83.3 75.6-89.0 21 13.5 8.3-21.1 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 478 399 81.3 75.7-85.9 42 10.4 6.8-15.4 30 6.5 4.2-10.0 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 5 1.3 0.4- 4.5

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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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