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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 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
GENDER
Male 114 105 92.1 82.9-96.6 7 5.8 2.1-14.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
Female 208 191 86.9 75.9-93.3 7 6.0 1.9-17.4 7 4.4 1.5-12.6 2 2.5 0.5-11.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
RACE
White 267 250 90.7 82.7-95.2 9 5.4 2.0-13.7 4 1.8 0.5- 6.2 3 1.9 0.5- 7.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Other 55 46 85.0 67.8-93.8 5 7.7 2.7-20.3 4 7.3 1.7-26.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 68 60 81.1 65.1-90.8 3 9.1 2.8-26.4 3 6.4 1.9-19.1 2 3.3 0.7-14.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 249 231 94.4 90.3-96.8 11 4.0 2.0- 8.1 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 87 87.2 73.3-94.4 4 4.1 1.2-13.1 6 8.7 2.9-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 225 209 90.4 81.9-95.2 10 6.6 2.7-15.4 2 0.7 0.1- 3.8 3 2.1 0.5- 7.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 145 88.8 76.9-95.0 6 6.8 2.1-19.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.8 2 2.7 0.6-12.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 109 98 89.1 77.9-95.0 8 7.8 3.0-18.6 2 2.4 0.4-13.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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