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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-WHITE 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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 122 87 68.1 57.0-77.4 17 14.9 8.6-24.4 9 8.9 4.1-18.2 4 3.1 0.9-10.7 5 5.0 1.9-12.8
25-34 384 297 76.1 70.5-80.9 51 12.6 9.3-16.9 23 6.7 4.2-10.7 10 4.0 2.0- 8.0 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8
35-44 702 579 82.3 78.8-85.4 80 11.6 9.1-14.6 21 2.9 1.7- 4.7 10 1.0 0.5- 2.2 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3
45-54 932 802 86.0 83.0-88.5 90 9.6 7.5-12.0 18 2.2 1.2- 4.0 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0
55-64 1,131 1,001 88.7 86.1-90.8 86 7.9 6.0-10.2 24 1.9 1.2- 3.1 7 0.6 0.2- 1.5 13 1.0 0.5- 1.8
65-74 858 751 87.8 85.0-90.2 69 7.9 6.0-10.4 20 2.0 1.2- 3.3 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
75+ 589 522 88.5 84.8-91.3 47 8.5 6.0-12.0 9 1.5 0.7- 2.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 7 0.8 0.3- 2.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 563 472 79.1 72.3-84.5 51 10.0 6.8-14.6 19 4.8 1.9-11.2 12 3.2 1.5- 6.7 9 3.0 1.0- 8.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,356 1,124 77.7 73.6-81.4 134 12.6 9.7-16.2 48 4.5 3.1- 6.6 24 2.0 1.1- 3.5 26 3.2 1.7- 5.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,118 953 81.6 77.2-85.2 110 10.3 8.1-13.0 34 5.4 3.1- 9.2 10 1.9 0.6- 5.6 11 0.8 0.4- 1.8
College Graduate 1,693 1,501 87.7 85.5-89.6 146 9.2 7.5-11.1 23 1.6 1.0- 2.6 13 0.9 0.4- 1.7 10 0.7 0.3- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 280 83.3 75.9-88.9 30 11.7 7.1-18.8 9 3.5 1.3- 9.1 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3
$15,000- 24,999 615 532 83.9 78.9-87.9 51 10.2 7.3-14.2 13 2.5 1.0- 6.4 4 1.2 0.3- 4.8 15 2.2 1.1- 4.3
$25,000- 34,999 477 401 77.3 68.6-84.1 44 8.7 5.9-12.7 17 7.5 3.2-16.6 9 3.5 1.0-12.1 6 3.0 1.0- 8.9
$35,000- 49,999 720 607 80.4 75.5-84.5 72 10.6 8.0-14.0 23 5.5 3.0- 9.9 13 2.2 0.9- 5.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
$50,000-74,999 838 706 82.1 78.0-85.6 91 11.2 8.7-14.3 20 2.7 1.6- 4.7 8 1.1 0.4- 3.0 13 2.7 1.2- 6.2
$75,000+ 1,339 1,171 84.9 81.6-87.7 114 9.6 7.4-12.4 28 3.2 1.9- 5.3 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4 8 0.9 0.3- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,720 1,462 80.8 77.4-83.7 154 11.5 9.1-14.5 56 4.7 3.1- 7.0 17 0.8 0.5- 1.4 31 2.2 1.4- 3.5
No 2,918 2,514 83.2 80.9-85.3 274 10.1 8.6-11.8 66 3.4 2.3- 4.9 41 2.1 1.3- 3.4 23 1.2 0.6- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,838 1,634 87.9 85.5-90.0 141 8.4 6.7-10.4 33 1.8 1.1- 3.0 15 1.0 0.4- 2.4 15 0.9 0.4- 1.7
Non-Veteran 2,894 2,419 80.1 77.6-82.4 299 11.4 9.8-13.3 91 4.5 3.3- 6.2 44 1.9 1.2- 3.1 41 2.0 1.3- 3.2

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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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