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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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 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
-Gaston County 264 237 87.6 80.8-92.2 16 7.6 4.3-13.0 4 2.2 0.5- 8.7 4 1.3 0.4- 4.6 3 1.4 0.3- 5.2
GENDER
Male 94 81 86.9 75.5-93.5 7 5.5 2.4-11.9 3 3.5 0.6-17.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 2 2.5 0.6-10.5
Female 170 156 88.2 79.0-93.7 9 9.7 4.6-19.2 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
RACE
White 220 196 84.1 75.4-90.1 14 9.3 5.1-16.3 4 3.2 0.8-12.2 3 1.5 0.3- 6.5 3 1.9 0.5- 7.3
Other 44 41 95.5 85.3-98.7 2 3.7 0.9-14.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 5.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 55 44 81.6 67.2-90.6 7 10.9 4.8-22.8 1 3.4 0.5-20.5 2 2.2 0.4-10.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
45+ 208 192 92.5 87.4-95.7 9 4.8 2.4- 9.4 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 122 88.7 78.6-94.4 6 5.5 2.2-13.3 3 3.0 0.5-15.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 2 2.1 0.5- 8.9
Some College + 129 115 85.9 75.9-92.2 10 10.6 5.3-20.0 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 2 2.2 0.4-11.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 124 84.5 71.3-92.3 5 8.6 3.4-20.5 3 4.3 0.8-20.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8
$50,000+ 78 67 85.2 73.7-92.2 9 10.7 5.3-20.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-17.0

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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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