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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,844 1,696 91.1 88.7-93.0 94 5.8 4.3- 7.7 30 2.0 1.1- 3.8 10 0.6 0.3- 1.5 14 0.5 0.3- 0.8
GENDER
Male 540 481 88.6 83.7-92.2 38 8.0 5.3-12.1 9 2.2 0.7- 7.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 9 0.7 0.4- 1.5
Female 1,304 1,215 93.0 90.8-94.8 56 4.1 2.9- 5.7 21 1.9 1.1- 3.3 7 0.8 0.2- 2.5 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 13 65.5 36.3-86.4 2 15.6 3.7-46.9 1 1.9 0.2-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.0 4.2-48.6
Non-Hispanic 1,823 1,680 91.3 88.9-93.2 92 5.7 4.3- 7.7 29 2.0 1.1- 3.8 10 0.6 0.3- 1.5 12 0.4 0.2- 0.7
AGE
18-24 74 68 91.3 77.9-96.9 3 3.9 1.0-13.9 2 4.4 0.8-20.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 201 172 86.9 79.9-91.7 21 9.6 5.5-16.2 6 3.2 1.3- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
35-44 247 223 89.4 82.9-93.6 16 8.2 4.4-14.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
45-54 415 378 91.3 86.7-94.5 25 5.2 3.1- 8.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 3 1.8 0.4- 7.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1
55-64 437 405 92.9 88.9-95.5 18 5.1 2.8- 9.0 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 0 0.0 . - .
65+ 447 427 95.7 92.3-97.6 11 2.0 1.0- 4.1 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 5 0.6 0.3- 1.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 302 282 90.0 81.5-94.9 13 8.0 3.6-17.0 4 1.3 0.4- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 537 91.3 86.7-94.4 30 4.1 2.6- 6.3 16 3.8 1.5- 9.0 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 481 447 92.7 88.7-95.4 23 4.2 2.4- 7.2 4 0.9 0.3- 3.2 4 1.7 0.5- 5.7 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
College Graduate 464 427 90.1 85.0-93.6 27 8.3 5.0-13.4 6 1.0 0.3- 2.8 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 342 316 92.5 88.0-95.4 13 3.0 1.5- 5.8 9 3.6 1.6- 7.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
$15,000- 24,999 379 347 90.9 86.0-94.2 19 5.6 3.3- 9.5 6 1.2 0.4- 3.2 2 1.4 0.3- 7.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3
$25,000- 34,999 228 212 95.7 92.0-97.7 12 3.2 1.5- 6.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
$35,000-49,999 219 203 91.5 83.8-95.7 12 7.5 3.5-15.3 2 0.7 0.1- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
$50,000- 74,999 190 175 92.8 86.0-96.4 7 5.3 2.2-12.5 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9
$75,000+ 196 174 87.6 79.6-92.8 18 9.9 5.3-17.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 778 726 93.0 90.0-95.2 29 3.7 2.3- 5.9 15 1.9 1.0- 3.6 3 0.9 0.2- 4.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
No 992 904 90.3 86.7-93.0 61 6.9 4.8- 9.9 13 1.9 0.6- 5.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 218 92.6 86.5-96.1 10 5.6 2.5-11.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5
Non-Veteran 1,610 1,478 91.0 88.3-93.1 83 5.7 4.2- 7.8 29 2.3 1.2- 4.4 8 0.6 0.2- 1.7 12 0.4 0.2- 0.8

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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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