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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
18-24 148 123 83.9 74.7-90.2 17 11.8 6.3-21.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 5 2.5 1.0- 6.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1
25-34 597 546 90.4 86.7-93.2 32 5.1 3.3- 8.0 13 3.2 1.7- 6.1 4 1.1 0.3- 3.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
35-44 1,051 975 93.8 92.0-95.2 53 4.4 3.2- 5.9 17 1.3 0.7- 2.2 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9
45-54 1,407 1,325 93.5 91.5-95.0 65 5.2 3.8- 6.9 10 1.1 0.5- 2.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
55-64 1,619 1,529 93.8 91.8-95.3 63 4.3 3.1- 5.8 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 9 0.9 0.3- 2.7
65-74 1,423 1,344 94.6 93.0-95.9 58 4.0 2.9- 5.4 9 0.6 0.3- 1.1 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
75+ 1,174 1,114 96.2 94.9-97.1 42 2.4 1.7- 3.3 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 826 769 91.8 87.6-94.6 35 4.7 2.6- 8.2 9 1.6 0.6- 4.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 9 1.4 0.4- 4.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,145 2,006 90.4 87.2-92.8 94 6.5 4.4- 9.5 26 1.8 1.0- 3.3 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1 11 0.5 0.2- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,176 2,038 92.1 90.1-93.8 99 5.4 4.1- 7.1 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 8 0.8 0.3- 2.0 10 0.6 0.2- 1.8
College Graduate 2,307 2,178 95.1 93.9-96.0 103 3.8 3.0- 4.8 19 0.9 0.5- 1.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 795 746 94.4 91.9-96.1 30 3.3 2.1- 5.2 10 1.4 0.7- 3.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,086 1,029 93.3 90.2-95.5 29 3.8 2.2- 6.7 15 1.6 0.8- 3.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 10 0.6 0.3- 1.4
$25,000- 34,999 750 705 91.2 86.6-94.3 35 6.3 3.7-10.3 5 2.1 0.7- 6.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 982 93.2 90.1-95.5 50 5.2 3.4- 7.9 5 1.1 0.3- 4.2 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
$50,000-74,999 1,057 973 91.5 88.9-93.5 59 5.9 4.3- 8.0 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3 5 0.9 0.3- 2.9 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
$75,000+ 1,529 1,449 94.8 93.1-96.1 61 3.6 2.5- 5.0 14 1.2 0.6- 2.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,821 2,620 90.5 87.8-92.6 130 6.0 4.1- 8.5 41 1.9 1.3- 3.0 13 0.9 0.4- 2.0 17 0.7 0.3- 1.4
No 4,528 4,275 93.8 92.7-94.8 193 4.5 3.7- 5.5 33 0.8 0.5- 1.3 13 0.5 0.2- 1.0 14 0.4 0.2- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 136 97.0 92.7-98.8 5 3.0 1.2- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 7,330 6,869 92.5 91.3-93.5 327 5.2 4.3- 6.2 76 1.3 0.9- 1.8 26 0.6 0.4- 1.0 32 0.5 0.3- 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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