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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Seatbelt Use

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 307 281 91.1 86.0-94.5 16 5.3 2.8- 9.8 6 2.3 0.9- 6.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
Buncombe 260 250 96.2 92.0-98.2 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 3 1.9 0.5- 6.9 0 0.0 . - .
Cabarrus 303 279 91.6 86.1-95.0 15 5.9 3.0-11.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 6 1.9 0.7- 5.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Catawba 293 265 87.7 80.8-92.4 18 7.6 4.2-13.4 6 2.2 0.8- 6.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 3 1.9 0.4- 8.7
Cumberland 295 277 94.8 91.1-97.0 12 3.8 1.9- 7.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Davidson 358 328 93.1 89.2-95.7 18 3.5 2.0- 6.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
Durham 608 569 93.2 89.7-95.6 28 5.9 3.6- 9.5 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Forsyth 275 248 87.9 79.6-93.1 19 8.9 4.5-17.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 4 1.1 0.3- 3.6 3 1.8 0.4- 8.5
Gaston 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
Guilford 683 633 92.2 88.8-94.7 35 6.0 3.8- 9.3 9 1.1 0.4- 2.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Iredell 331 311 93.7 89.6-96.3 12 3.7 1.9- 7.1 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
Johnston 269 253 88.2 78.2-94.0 11 9.2 4.2-19.0 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 1 1.8 0.3-11.5 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 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
New Hanover 322 296 89.5 82.7-93.8 14 5.9 2.8-12.2 8 3.0 1.2- 7.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Onslow 300 285 93.7 88.2-96.7 10 3.7 1.6- 8.4 3 2.0 0.6- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
Orange 293 271 89.3 82.1-93.9 17 9.1 4.8-16.4 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 0 0.0 . - .
Pitt 339 319 92.5 87.4-95.7 16 5.8 3.1-10.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
Randolph 396 368 92.2 87.9-95.0 17 4.7 2.6- 8.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.3 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 2 0.9 0.2- 4.9
Robeson 305 267 85.6 78.8-90.5 22 7.8 4.7-12.6 9 4.7 1.8-11.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Rowan 374 348 90.9 83.8-95.0 16 5.2 2.7- 9.7 5 3.1 0.7-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Union 342 313 91.1 85.2-94.8 19 6.4 3.2-12.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Wake 697 654 91.8 87.6-94.6 26 5.7 3.5- 9.2 10 1.9 0.6- 5.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Wayne 362 334 86.4 77.2-92.3 18 8.7 4.2-17.1 8 4.6 1.6-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,100 2,849 87.4 84.6-89.7 160 7.8 6.0-10.1 54 2.4 1.5- 3.7 17 1.5 0.7- 3.5 20 0.9 0.4- 1.8
Piedmont 6,924 6,392 90.6 89.3-91.8 339 6.1 5.2- 7.2 92 1.8 1.2- 2.6 51 0.8 0.5- 1.2 50 0.7 0.4- 1.0
Western NC 1,947 1,787 90.0 87.7-92.0 88 4.9 3.6- 6.5 39 2.9 1.9- 4.5 19 1.4 0.7- 2.7 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,327 1,217 90.4 87.5-92.7 62 5.0 3.4- 7.3 26 2.5 1.5- 4.4 17 1.8 0.9- 3.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Northwest 2,373 2,180 89.8 87.5-91.8 114 5.8 4.3- 7.8 39 2.1 1.4- 3.3 15 0.8 0.4- 1.5 25 1.4 0.8- 2.7
Charlotte 1,691 1,553 89.8 86.9-92.1 93 6.5 5.0- 8.5 16 2.2 1.0- 5.1 15 0.9 0.4- 1.9 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Greensboro 1,884 1,743 91.9 89.9-93.5 95 5.8 4.5- 7.6 26 1.4 0.8- 2.3 9 0.3 0.1- 0.8 11 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Southern Regional 1,048 953 90.1 86.1-93.0 59 7.0 4.4-11.0 20 1.7 1.0- 3.0 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3 9 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Coastal 486 442 88.9 82.5-93.1 25 5.2 3.0- 8.7 12 2.3 1.1- 4.7 5 3.4 0.9-11.9 2 0.3 0.0- 1.5
Wake 1,764 1,645 90.6 87.7-92.9 71 6.4 4.6- 9.0 24 1.5 0.6- 3.3 15 1.2 0.6- 2.5 9 0.3 0.1- 0.6
Area L 127 118 90.0 80.3-95.1 6 7.7 3.2-17.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 0 0.0 . - .
Eastern 1,271 1,177 84.2 78.4-88.6 62 8.9 5.8-13.4 20 3.9 2.0- 7.6 3 1.5 0.2- 9.1 9 1.6 0.6- 4.2

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NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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