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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-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
-FEMALES 9,771 9,137 92.5 91.6-93.4 439 5.0 4.3- 5.8 116 1.5 1.1- 1.9 31 0.5 0.3- 0.8 48 0.5 0.3- 0.8
RACE
White 7,471 7,005 92.6 91.4-93.6 332 5.1 4.3- 6.1 76 1.3 0.9- 1.8 26 0.6 0.4- 1.0 32 0.5 0.3- 0.8
African American 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
Other Minorities 607 575 93.3 88.7-96.1 20 4.2 2.1- 8.5 7 1.7 0.6- 4.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 4 0.7 0.2- 3.2
AGE
18-24 271 230 85.8 79.4-90.4 28 10.4 6.3-16.7 4 0.7 0.3- 1.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 4 1.6 0.5- 4.4
25-34 939 861 91.4 88.7-93.5 49 4.8 3.4- 6.8 20 2.8 1.6- 4.9 6 0.8 0.3- 2.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5
35-44 1,492 1,385 93.6 92.0-94.9 77 4.5 3.4- 5.8 22 1.3 0.8- 2.1 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1
45-54 1,869 1,761 93.5 91.9-94.9 78 4.7 3.6- 6.1 18 1.3 0.7- 2.4 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8
55-64 2,000 1,883 93.5 91.8-94.9 80 4.3 3.3- 5.7 24 1.2 0.7- 2.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 10 0.8 0.3- 2.1
65-74 1,732 1,632 94.7 93.3-95.8 70 3.9 2.9- 5.1 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0 6 0.4 0.1- 1.0 10 0.5 0.3- 1.0
75+ 1,387 1,312 95.9 94.7-96.8 51 2.4 1.8- 3.3 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,359 1,274 93.2 90.1-95.3 49 4.3 2.5- 7.3 16 1.2 0.6- 2.4 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1 13 0.9 0.3- 2.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,854 2,653 90.8 88.5-92.7 131 6.0 4.4- 8.2 44 2.1 1.4- 3.2 8 0.6 0.2- 1.5 18 0.5 0.3- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,731 2,544 91.4 89.5-92.9 137 5.8 4.7- 7.3 28 1.3 0.7- 2.1 8 0.6 0.3- 1.5 14 0.9 0.4- 1.9
College Graduate 2,803 2,645 95.0 93.9-95.9 121 3.6 2.9- 4.4 27 1.1 0.6- 2.0 8 0.3 0.1- 0.6 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,248 1,168 93.1 89.8-95.4 47 4.7 2.7- 8.1 17 1.3 0.7- 2.3 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,616 1,518 93.4 91.3-95.0 51 3.8 2.5- 5.6 30 1.9 1.2- 3.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,029 960 91.8 88.6-94.2 55 6.1 4.1- 8.9 7 1.6 0.6- 4.1 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,298 1,218 92.5 89.8-94.5 66 5.7 4.0- 8.0 8 1.3 0.5- 3.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$50,000-74,999 1,275 1,180 92.3 90.1-94.0 64 5.3 3.9- 7.1 21 1.3 0.7- 2.3 6 0.8 0.2- 2.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
$75,000+ 1,722 1,633 94.9 93.2-96.1 68 3.4 2.5- 4.7 16 1.4 0.7- 2.7 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,700 3,419 90.5 88.4-92.2 177 5.8 4.4- 7.8 60 1.9 1.3- 2.7 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 28 1.0 0.6- 1.8
No 5,858 5,522 93.6 92.6-94.5 251 4.5 3.8- 5.4 52 1.1 0.8- 1.7 15 0.4 0.2- 0.7 18 0.3 0.1- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 197 95.0 90.2-97.5 11 3.9 1.9- 7.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 9,562 8,940 92.5 91.5-93.3 428 5.0 4.3- 5.9 115 1.5 1.1- 1.9 31 0.5 0.3- 0.8 48 0.5 0.4- 0.9

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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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