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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 446 405 84.1 75.5-90.1 29 11.5 6.5-19.7 7 3.6 1.2-10.7 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6
GENDER
Male 141 122 77.2 60.8-88.1 13 16.5 7.4-32.9 3 5.3 1.1-21.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Female 305 283 89.8 82.1-94.4 16 7.5 3.6-14.7 4 2.2 0.5- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
RACE
White 284 256 85.4 73.7-92.4 20 12.6 5.9-24.9 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Other 160 147 81.5 66.9-90.6 9 9.8 4.6-19.7 2 7.9 1.9-27.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
AGE
18-44 124 105 75.4 60.8-85.8 14 18.2 9.3-32.5 4 6.1 1.8-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
45+ 318 296 94.0 90.7-96.2 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 198 80.5 66.3-89.6 11 12.1 5.1-25.7 5 6.3 1.7-20.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
Some College + 227 206 87.5 76.4-93.9 18 11.1 5.1-22.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 245 220 78.4 64.2-88.0 18 16.5 8.1-30.5 4 4.3 0.8-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
$50,000+ 141 131 94.0 88.4-97.0 6 3.5 1.4- 8.5 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1

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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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