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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-FEMALES

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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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
-FEMALES 7,558 7,134 93.3 92.0-94.3 270 4.1 3.4- 5.0 85 1.8 1.2- 2.8 34 0.5 0.3- 0.8 35 0.3 0.2- 0.5
RACE
White 5,796 5,490 93.2 91.6-94.5 201 4.4 3.4- 5.6 53 1.8 1.0- 3.2 25 0.4 0.2- 0.6 27 0.3 0.2- 0.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 414 389 95.0 91.5-97.1 12 1.8 0.9- 3.7 9 2.2 0.9- 5.1 2 0.8 0.1- 4.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
AGE
18-24 189 173 86.3 76.4-92.5 13 8.9 4.6-16.7 3 4.8 1.3-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 621 568 92.0 88.9-94.3 32 4.1 2.7- 6.0 12 3.2 1.6- 6.1 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
35-44 1,055 992 94.2 92.1-95.8 43 4.0 2.7- 5.9 12 0.9 0.4- 1.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
45-54 1,380 1,294 93.7 91.6-95.3 61 4.2 3.0- 5.8 17 1.1 0.6- 2.0 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
55-64 1,605 1,520 95.0 93.4-96.2 49 3.1 2.1- 4.4 17 1.2 0.6- 2.2 10 0.4 0.2- 0.8 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8
65+ 2,618 2,502 95.6 94.3-96.6 70 2.3 1.7- 3.2 24 1.4 0.8- 2.4 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 14 0.3 0.2- 0.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 934 877 92.1 85.6-95.8 28 1.8 1.1- 2.9 16 5.1 1.9-12.8 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,215 2,091 92.9 90.2-94.9 71 4.1 2.7- 6.3 28 2.2 1.1- 4.4 14 0.6 0.3- 1.3 11 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,017 1,896 92.9 90.8-94.5 86 5.3 3.9- 7.1 18 0.8 0.4- 1.5 10 0.8 0.3- 2.0 7 0.2 0.1- 0.6
College Graduate 2,379 2,258 94.3 92.3-95.8 85 4.0 2.7- 5.8 22 1.2 0.6- 2.4 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 8 0.3 0.1- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 911 843 92.9 90.3-94.9 37 3.0 2.0- 4.5 13 2.6 1.3- 5.1 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,239 1,183 92.9 88.7-95.7 28 2.3 1.3- 4.0 15 3.1 1.2- 8.0 8 1.4 0.5- 3.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
$25,000- 34,999 798 747 91.5 85.6-95.1 32 6.5 3.2-12.8 13 1.6 0.8- 3.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
$35,000- 49,999 927 876 94.3 91.8-96.0 40 4.9 3.2- 7.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.6 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
$50,000- 74,999 937 884 93.8 91.2-95.7 38 5.3 3.5- 7.9 8 0.6 0.2- 1.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 4 0.2 0.0- 0.8
$75,000+ 1,329 1,261 93.8 91.0-95.8 47 4.3 2.6- 7.1 11 1.0 0.4- 2.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,933 2,745 92.5 89.8-94.5 109 3.5 2.7- 4.5 40 2.7 1.3- 5.8 19 0.8 0.4- 1.8 20 0.5 0.3- 0.8
No 4,400 4,174 93.6 92.1-94.8 156 4.5 3.4- 5.8 43 1.4 0.9- 2.1 14 0.4 0.2- 0.7 13 0.2 0.1- 0.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 166 93.4 84.3-97.4 5 5.6 2.0-15.1 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 7,384 6,967 93.3 92.0-94.3 265 4.1 3.3- 5.0 83 1.9 1.2- 2.9 34 0.5 0.3- 0.8 35 0.3 0.2- 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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