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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 11,971 11,028 89.6 88.5-90.7 587 6.4 5.6- 7.3 185 2.1 1.6- 2.7 87 1.1 0.7- 1.6 84 0.7 0.5- 1.0
-Eastern NC 3,100 2,849 87.4 84.6-89.7 160 7.8 6.0-10.1 54 2.4 1.5- 3.7 17 1.5 0.7- 3.5 20 0.9 0.4- 1.8
GENDER
Male 1,074 940 82.5 77.9-86.4 90 11.1 8.1-15.0 22 2.2 1.3- 3.6 9 2.7 1.0- 7.0 13 1.5 0.7- 3.4
Female 2,026 1,909 92.0 88.7-94.4 70 4.7 2.9- 7.6 32 2.6 1.3- 5.1 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0 7 0.3 0.1- 0.9
RACE
White 2,069 1,902 85.6 81.9-88.7 106 8.4 6.2-11.2 31 2.7 1.5- 4.7 16 2.3 0.9- 5.3 14 1.1 0.5- 2.5
African American 736 681 92.6 89.0-95.1 38 5.6 3.3- 9.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Other Minorities 278 251 86.9 74.8-93.6 16 9.5 3.6-22.9 9 3.0 1.2- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.2- 2.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 118 86.2 69.3-94.5 6 11.8 4.1-29.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Non-Hispanic 2,967 2,725 87.5 84.7-89.8 154 7.5 5.8- 9.6 52 2.5 1.6- 3.9 17 1.7 0.7- 3.8 19 0.9 0.4- 1.9
AGE
18-24 128 107 72.1 58.3-82.7 11 15.6 8.0-28.4 6 5.4 1.9-14.5 3 6.5 1.7-21.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
25-34 313 276 84.6 77.1-90.0 21 8.7 4.7-15.4 7 3.3 1.3- 8.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.4 7 2.2 0.7- 7.2
35-44 420 382 89.0 83.4-92.8 28 9.4 5.8-15.0 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
45-54 565 515 91.7 87.7-94.5 33 4.6 2.8- 7.4 13 2.0 0.9- 4.5 3 0.8 0.2- 3.4 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8
55-64 680 635 91.3 86.8-94.3 32 6.5 3.9-10.8 10 1.9 0.8- 4.5 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
65+ 964 905 92.7 89.6-94.9 35 3.6 2.3- 5.8 12 1.8 0.8- 3.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.3 7 0.8 0.2- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 424 387 88.2 80.9-92.9 20 6.1 2.8-12.9 11 3.6 1.4- 8.9 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3 4 1.1 0.3- 4.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 988 905 83.4 77.1-88.3 46 9.1 5.7-14.2 18 2.4 0.9- 6.0 9 3.5 1.2- 9.5 10 1.6 0.6- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 828 770 91.4 87.8-94.0 40 6.2 3.9- 9.5 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
College Graduate 857 784 88.2 83.2-91.8 54 8.6 5.4-13.3 14 2.7 1.3- 5.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 4 0.5 0.1- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 370 345 94.2 89.9-96.7 14 2.4 1.2- 4.5 7 2.4 0.8- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.1 0.3- 3.7
$15,000- 24,999 546 496 86.0 77.5-91.7 26 7.7 3.6-15.7 14 4.5 1.6-12.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0 7 1.2 0.4- 3.2
$25,000- 34,999 344 314 88.2 78.9-93.7 25 11.0 5.6-20.4 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
$35,000- 49,999 374 349 91.6 84.9-95.5 19 5.1 2.6- 9.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 3 1.2 0.3- 5.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.3
$50,000-74,999 374 339 84.7 77.1-90.1 19 9.7 5.3-16.9 10 3.7 1.7- 7.9 3 1.4 0.3- 7.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8
$75,000+ 565 512 86.3 79.9-90.9 41 10.8 6.6-17.2 7 1.7 0.7- 4.2 3 0.6 0.1- 2.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,237 1,137 88.8 83.9-92.4 58 5.4 3.6- 7.9 28 3.0 1.4- 6.5 7 2.2 0.5- 8.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.5
No 1,755 1,609 86.1 82.4-89.1 99 9.4 6.8-12.8 26 2.2 1.3- 3.7 10 1.3 0.5- 3.3 11 1.1 0.4- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 495 459 90.6 85.5-94.1 27 7.1 4.1-12.0 4 1.4 0.5- 4.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Non-Veteran 2,604 2,389 86.7 83.5-89.4 133 8.0 5.9-10.6 50 2.6 1.6- 4.2 16 1.7 0.7- 4.2 16 1.0 0.5- 2.1

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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