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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 595 557 92.3 88.6-94.9 31 6.6 4.2-10.3 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
GENDER
Male 198 179 88.8 81.2-93.6 16 10.2 5.6-17.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Female 397 378 95.1 91.7-97.1 15 3.7 2.0- 6.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
RACE
White 410 387 93.3 88.2-96.3 20 6.2 3.3-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
Other 180 165 90.6 83.8-94.7 11 7.4 3.8-14.0 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
AGE
18-44 151 134 89.4 82.2-93.9 13 9.0 4.8-16.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
45+ 438 417 95.2 92.2-97.1 18 4.2 2.5- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 146 91.1 81.4-96.0 8 7.5 3.0-17.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Some College + 435 409 93.0 89.1-95.6 22 6.0 3.6- 9.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 206 90.5 82.8-94.9 10 7.9 3.8-15.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
$50,000+ 276 259 95.2 91.9-97.2 14 3.7 2.1- 6.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5

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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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