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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-MALES

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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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
-MALES 5,948 5,105 83.7 82.1-85.2 536 9.9 8.8-11.1 167 3.6 2.9- 4.6 69 1.3 0.9- 1.9 71 1.4 1.0- 2.0
RACE
White 4,736 4,056 82.4 80.5-84.1 441 10.5 9.2-12.0 124 3.7 2.8- 4.9 59 1.7 1.1- 2.5 56 1.7 1.1- 2.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 469 417 92.4 89.0-94.8 30 5.1 3.1- 8.1 8 1.4 0.6- 3.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.7 10 0.7 0.3- 1.5
AGE
18-24 202 153 74.5 66.4-81.3 28 13.6 8.9-20.2 11 6.3 3.1-12.2 4 1.9 0.5- 6.6 6 3.7 1.5- 8.7
25-34 564 445 79.7 75.5-83.4 63 10.5 7.9-13.8 38 6.3 4.4- 9.1 12 2.7 1.4- 5.2 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6
35-44 949 782 82.9 79.8-85.7 106 11.1 8.8-13.9 36 3.6 2.4- 5.2 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 12 1.5 0.7- 2.8
45-54 1,188 1,024 87.2 84.8-89.3 115 9.0 7.3-11.0 23 2.0 1.2- 3.4 13 0.6 0.3- 1.1 13 1.2 0.7- 2.3
55-64 1,361 1,212 88.6 86.1-90.8 99 8.2 6.2-10.6 27 1.8 1.1- 2.8 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5
65-74 986 861 87.7 85.0-89.9 76 7.1 5.5- 9.2 23 2.2 1.3- 3.7 15 1.7 1.0- 3.0 11 1.3 0.6- 2.6
75+ 670 601 90.4 87.3-92.8 48 7.1 5.0-10.0 9 1.2 0.6- 2.3 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 8 0.7 0.3- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 891 767 85.6 81.5-88.9 71 7.7 5.5-10.8 28 3.6 1.9- 6.6 13 1.5 0.7- 3.1 12 1.6 0.6- 3.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,759 1,463 79.9 76.6-82.9 167 11.5 9.1-14.3 70 4.8 3.5- 6.5 30 1.6 1.0- 2.7 29 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,358 1,154 82.2 78.6-85.3 136 10.2 8.3-12.6 39 4.6 2.8- 7.5 13 1.7 0.6- 4.3 16 1.2 0.6- 2.7
College Graduate 1,927 1,708 87.6 85.4-89.4 162 9.3 7.6-11.3 30 1.8 1.2- 2.7 13 0.7 0.3- 1.4 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 524 454 88.6 84.3-91.8 40 6.9 4.5-10.6 14 3.1 1.6- 6.2 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0
$15,000- 24,999 894 780 87.4 83.7-90.4 68 8.5 6.0-11.8 23 2.0 1.1- 3.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3 18 1.4 0.8- 2.6
$25,000- 34,999 639 543 81.3 75.1-86.3 55 7.4 5.2-10.4 21 6.4 3.2-12.3 12 2.9 1.0- 7.9 8 2.1 0.7- 5.8
$35,000- 49,999 891 743 79.4 75.0-83.1 92 12.2 9.3-15.7 33 5.7 3.5- 8.9 17 1.9 0.9- 4.0 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
$50,000-74,999 959 807 82.0 78.2-85.3 106 12.0 9.4-15.1 25 2.9 1.8- 4.7 8 0.9 0.4- 2.4 13 2.2 1.0- 5.1
$75,000+ 1,499 1,311 85.3 82.4-87.9 127 9.0 7.0-11.4 31 3.1 1.9- 5.0 19 1.3 0.8- 2.2 11 1.2 0.5- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,161 1,841 81.2 78.3-83.7 188 11.3 9.2-13.8 75 4.9 3.5- 6.7 21 0.9 0.5- 1.4 36 1.8 1.2- 2.8
No 3,631 3,137 85.0 83.1-86.7 330 9.3 8.0-10.7 84 3.0 2.2- 4.2 47 1.6 1.0- 2.5 33 1.1 0.6- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,163 1,919 87.1 84.7-89.1 170 9.5 7.7-11.7 38 1.7 1.1- 2.7 19 1.0 0.5- 2.0 17 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Non-Veteran 3,778 3,180 82.5 80.5-84.3 365 10.0 8.7-11.6 129 4.3 3.4- 5.6 50 1.5 0.9- 2.2 54 1.7 1.1- 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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