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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 580 553 94.0 90.2-96.4 20 3.5 2.0- 5.8 6 2.4 0.9- 6.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 241 224 92.0 85.1-95.9 14 4.3 2.4- 7.4 3 3.7 1.0-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Female 339 329 95.9 91.2-98.1 6 2.7 0.9- 7.3 3 1.2 0.3- 4.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 430 408 93.0 87.8-96.0 17 3.9 2.3- 6.4 5 3.1 1.0- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 149 144 95.9 88.3-98.6 3 2.6 0.6-10.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 202 191 93.4 86.0-97.0 6 2.7 1.0- 7.3 4 3.7 1.1-11.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 372 357 95.4 92.1-97.3 14 4.3 2.5- 7.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 131 93.4 83.3-97.5 5 3.9 1.2-12.3 2 2.7 0.5-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 441 421 94.2 89.8-96.8 15 3.3 1.9- 5.6 4 2.4 0.7- 8.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 204 93.3 83.1-97.6 3 2.7 0.7-10.2 3 3.6 0.7-15.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 307 292 94.8 90.5-97.2 13 3.7 2.1- 6.6 2 1.5 0.3- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 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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