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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 442 399 86.9 79.1-92.0 27 7.1 3.7-13.1 10 4.6 1.5-13.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8
GENDER
Male 173 148 84.1 73.0-91.2 16 10.5 4.6-22.1 4 2.8 0.8- 8.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.5 3 0.9 0.3- 3.3
Female 269 251 89.8 76.1-96.0 11 3.5 1.8- 6.8 6 6.4 1.4-24.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
RACE
White 360 328 88.5 79.6-93.9 22 5.1 3.2- 8.0 5 4.5 1.0-18.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Other 80 69 82.8 64.3-92.7 5 11.7 3.5-32.7 5 4.7 1.4-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
AGE
18-44 98 83 84.4 71.0-92.3 10 10.8 4.3-25.0 2 2.4 0.5-10.8 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
45+ 341 313 88.7 77.8-94.6 17 4.2 2.5- 7.1 8 6.3 1.6-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 206 86.9 72.8-94.3 11 6.4 2.0-18.5 6 6.0 1.4-21.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0
Some College + 217 193 86.8 79.0-92.0 16 7.8 4.2-14.1 4 2.7 0.7- 9.9 2 2.0 0.5- 8.5 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 225 84.1 71.2-91.9 14 7.6 2.9-18.8 7 7.2 2.2-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1
$50,000+ 132 117 88.2 79.9-93.4 11 7.9 4.2-14.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 2 3.1 0.7-12.5 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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