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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Seatbelt Use

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
Would you say-?

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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
-Orange County 378 354 93.1 88.7-95.9 15 4.1 2.1- 7.6 5 1.9 0.6- 6.0 3 0.6 0.1- 2.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
GENDER
Male 153 142 92.4 85.1-96.3 5 3.3 1.3- 8.0 3 2.7 0.6-11.3 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
Female 225 212 94.0 87.6-97.2 10 4.9 2.0-11.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 307 289 93.8 89.1-96.5 11 4.3 2.0- 8.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 3 0.8 0.2- 3.4 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
Other 69 63 91.2 77.7-96.8 4 3.4 1.1-10.6 2 5.4 1.2-21.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 89 84 93.0 81.9-97.5 4 4.5 1.4-13.7 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 283 264 93.1 88.8-95.8 11 3.9 2.0- 7.3 4 1.4 0.5- 4.4 3 1.1 0.3- 4.3 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 78 89.6 76.3-95.8 5 7.7 2.5-21.6 2 2.7 0.7-10.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 292 275 94.2 89.5-96.9 10 2.9 1.5- 5.7 3 1.6 0.3- 8.1 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 128 93.9 87.8-97.1 6 3.4 1.3- 8.7 3 1.6 0.4- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
$50,000+ 195 182 91.0 83.2-95.3 8 5.4 2.4-11.8 2 2.5 0.5-11.3 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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