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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 406 359 86.2 80.2-90.6 32 8.9 5.4-14.2 10 2.7 1.3- 5.5 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
GENDER
Male 150 121 79.9 69.3-87.5 19 12.3 6.5-22.1 6 3.6 1.4- 8.8 3 3.6 0.9-13.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Female 256 238 93.0 87.9-96.0 13 5.2 2.6- 9.8 4 1.7 0.5- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
RACE
White 341 301 86.5 80.7-90.8 28 8.5 5.5-12.8 9 2.9 1.3- 6.3 2 2.0 0.4- 9.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Other 63 56 84.8 63.2-94.8 4 10.5 2.4-36.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0
AGE
18-44 133 116 84.9 74.0-91.8 10 8.5 3.6-18.9 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 2 3.0 0.6-13.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 269 239 87.6 81.6-91.8 22 9.3 5.7-14.8 5 1.7 0.5- 5.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 123 81.6 68.2-90.2 13 11.4 4.9-24.6 4 2.0 0.6- 6.4 2 4.0 0.8-17.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.7
Some College + 262 236 89.1 83.7-92.9 19 7.2 4.3-11.8 6 3.1 1.2- 7.5 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 147 88.8 76.1-95.1 6 7.1 2.0-22.2 5 2.3 0.8- 6.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6
$50,000+ 181 158 84.8 77.3-90.1 17 10.5 6.2-17.1 5 4.0 1.5-10.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 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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