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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,207 11,061 87.7 86.7-88.7 773 7.7 6.9- 8.5 200 2.4 1.9- 3.0 85 1.1 0.8- 1.6 88 1.0 0.7- 1.5
GENDER
Males 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
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 95 79.1 65.0-88.5 9 12.9 5.4-27.7 5 6.7 2.6-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.3 0.3- 5.2
Non-Hispanic 12,072 10,949 87.9 86.8-88.9 761 7.6 6.8- 8.5 193 2.4 1.9- 3.0 85 1.1 0.8- 1.6 84 1.0 0.7- 1.5
AGE
18-24 270 210 75.7 68.5-81.8 34 13.4 8.9-19.6 10 4.7 2.2- 9.8 9 2.8 1.2- 6.5 7 3.3 1.4- 7.4
25-34 981 843 83.4 80.2-86.3 83 8.8 6.8-11.2 36 4.9 3.4- 7.2 14 2.5 1.4- 4.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
35-44 1,753 1,554 88.2 86.2-89.9 133 7.9 6.5- 9.5 38 2.1 1.4- 3.0 13 0.7 0.3- 1.3 15 1.2 0.6- 2.2
45-54 2,339 2,127 89.8 88.1-91.3 155 7.3 6.1- 8.7 28 1.6 1.0- 2.6 15 0.4 0.2- 0.8 14 0.8 0.4- 1.6
55-64 2,750 2,530 91.3 89.8-92.7 149 6.0 4.9- 7.3 39 1.3 0.9- 1.9 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9 22 0.9 0.5- 1.8
65-74 2,281 2,095 91.6 90.1-92.9 127 5.7 4.6- 7.0 29 1.2 0.8- 1.8 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2
75+ 1,763 1,636 93.3 91.7-94.6 89 4.7 3.6- 6.1 20 1.2 0.7- 1.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 13 0.5 0.2- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,389 1,241 85.2 81.1-88.5 86 7.5 5.4-10.2 28 3.2 1.6- 6.6 16 1.9 1.0- 3.8 18 2.2 1.0- 4.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,501 3,130 84.3 81.7-86.5 228 9.4 7.6-11.7 74 3.1 2.3- 4.3 32 1.4 0.8- 2.2 37 1.8 1.0- 3.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,294 2,991 87.6 85.4-89.5 209 7.5 6.3- 9.0 55 2.9 1.8- 4.6 18 1.3 0.6- 2.8 21 0.7 0.4- 1.4
College Graduate 4,000 3,679 91.5 90.2-92.6 249 6.4 5.5- 7.5 42 1.2 0.8- 1.8 19 0.5 0.3- 1.0 11 0.3 0.2- 0.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,124 1,026 90.0 86.6-92.6 60 6.6 4.5- 9.6 19 2.2 1.1- 4.4 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,701 1,561 89.3 86.6-91.5 80 6.6 4.9- 8.8 28 2.0 1.1- 3.7 7 0.8 0.3- 2.3 25 1.3 0.8- 2.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,227 1,106 84.3 79.3-88.2 79 7.5 5.5-10.1 22 4.8 2.3- 9.4 12 1.9 0.6- 6.1 8 1.5 0.5- 4.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,762 1,589 87.3 84.5-89.7 122 7.7 6.1- 9.7 28 3.1 1.8- 5.4 16 1.2 0.5- 2.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
$50,000-74,999 1,895 1,679 86.7 84.3-88.8 150 8.6 7.1-10.4 36 2.0 1.3- 3.1 13 1.0 0.5- 2.2 17 1.6 0.8- 3.4
$75,000+ 2,868 2,620 89.5 87.5-91.1 175 6.8 5.5- 8.4 42 2.3 1.5- 3.5 22 0.9 0.5- 1.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,541 4,082 86.1 84.0-87.9 284 8.5 7.0-10.4 97 3.2 2.3- 4.3 30 0.9 0.5- 1.4 48 1.4 0.9- 2.0
No 7,446 6,789 88.7 87.4-89.9 467 7.2 6.3- 8.1 99 2.0 1.5- 2.8 54 1.2 0.8- 1.9 37 0.8 0.5- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,979 1,770 88.5 86.2-90.5 146 8.0 6.5-10.0 33 1.7 1.0- 2.8 15 1.0 0.4- 2.3 15 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Non-Veteran 10,224 9,288 87.6 86.4-88.7 626 7.6 6.8- 8.6 167 2.6 2.0- 3.3 70 1.1 0.8- 1.6 73 1.1 0.7- 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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