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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-MALES

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
-MALES 4,413 3,894 85.7 83.8-87.5 317 9.0 7.6-10.6 100 2.4 1.8- 3.2 53 1.7 1.0- 2.8 49 1.2 0.8- 1.8
RACE
White 3,553 3,132 84.8 82.5-86.8 252 8.9 7.4-10.8 84 2.6 2.0- 3.5 49 2.3 1.4- 3.8 36 1.4 0.8- 2.2
African American 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
Other Minorities 294 255 86.9 79.4-92.0 27 10.6 5.9-18.3 7 1.4 0.5- 3.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.9
AGE
18-24 156 125 77.0 66.9-84.7 17 14.0 8.2-22.7 8 4.0 1.6- 9.8 4 4.6 1.4-14.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
25-34 346 282 82.4 76.7-86.9 41 11.0 7.4-15.9 11 2.7 1.3- 5.3 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2 9 3.0 1.4- 6.6
35-44 630 539 84.6 80.6-88.0 57 10.6 7.7-14.4 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 10 1.4 0.6- 2.9 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9
45-54 879 777 89.1 85.9-91.7 65 6.5 4.7- 8.8 18 1.8 0.9- 3.2 9 1.5 0.5- 4.1 10 1.2 0.5- 2.8
55-64 1,053 937 88.7 85.8-91.1 70 7.2 5.2- 9.9 28 2.4 1.5- 4.0 14 1.2 0.6- 2.2 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
65+ 1,322 1,209 91.5 89.2-93.3 66 4.9 3.5- 6.6 17 1.1 0.6- 2.1 13 1.4 0.7- 2.9 17 1.1 0.5- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 583 502 81.8 75.6-86.6 47 12.8 8.5-18.9 19 3.0 1.6- 5.7 8 1.7 0.7- 4.1 7 0.7 0.2- 2.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,221 1,050 82.6 78.2-86.3 89 9.0 6.5-12.5 37 2.8 1.6- 5.0 21 3.0 1.3- 6.5 24 2.6 1.4- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 979 877 88.5 84.9-91.4 66 7.0 4.7-10.1 16 2.3 1.2- 4.4 11 1.6 0.7- 3.9 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2
College Graduate 1,624 1,460 88.6 86.0-90.8 114 8.5 6.6-11.0 28 1.7 1.1- 2.8 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 350 92.2 88.2-94.9 14 3.7 1.9- 6.8 12 2.7 1.3- 5.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 6 0.8 0.2- 2.4
$15,000- 24,999 656 554 83.2 77.2-87.8 53 9.1 5.5-14.6 23 2.9 1.5- 5.5 12 2.3 0.9- 5.6 14 2.5 1.2- 5.2
$25,000- 34,999 478 413 85.2 80.0-89.2 45 10.1 6.8-14.6 12 2.9 1.4- 6.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 6 1.2 0.4- 3.5
$35,000- 49,999 563 499 87.6 82.5-91.4 37 6.9 4.3-10.8 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 10 1.8 0.7- 4.2 8 2.9 1.0- 7.8
$50,000- 74,999 639 572 85.8 81.0-89.5 40 8.6 5.6-13.0 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.8 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2
$75,000+ 1,185 1,048 86.6 83.0-89.4 100 10.7 8.0-14.2 21 1.6 0.9- 2.7 10 0.6 0.3- 1.4 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,587 1,400 86.3 82.9-89.2 110 8.3 6.2-11.1 35 1.9 1.2- 3.0 22 2.3 0.9- 5.5 20 1.2 0.6- 2.3
No 2,662 2,351 85.4 82.9-87.5 196 9.3 7.5-11.4 62 2.7 1.9- 3.9 28 1.5 0.8- 2.6 25 1.2 0.7- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,491 1,364 89.9 87.0-92.2 82 7.2 5.1-10.0 19 1.3 0.7- 2.5 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 11 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Non-Veteran 2,919 2,528 84.5 82.1-86.6 234 9.5 7.8-11.4 81 2.7 2.0- 3.8 38 1.9 1.1- 3.4 38 1.4 0.9- 2.3

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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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