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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 2,583 2,289 87.4 85.0-89.4 179 8.4 6.7-10.4 52 2.1 1.3- 3.3 33 1.1 0.7- 1.8 30 1.1 0.6- 1.9
Female 4,341 4,103 93.7 92.2-94.9 160 4.1 3.3- 5.0 40 1.5 0.8- 2.9 18 0.5 0.2- 1.1 20 0.3 0.2- 0.5
RACE
White 5,492 5,079 90.5 88.9-91.8 267 6.3 5.2- 7.6 68 1.7 1.0- 2.7 40 0.8 0.5- 1.3 38 0.8 0.5- 1.3
African American 1,060 968 90.2 86.8-92.7 55 5.9 4.1- 8.4 18 2.5 1.1- 5.5 9 0.9 0.3- 2.3 10 0.5 0.3- 1.0
Other Minorities 333 308 92.6 87.7-95.7 16 5.7 3.0-10.6 6 1.2 0.4- 3.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 236 220 92.8 87.6-96.0 7 3.0 1.3- 6.9 6 2.7 1.0- 7.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
Non-Hispanic 6,666 6,151 90.4 89.0-91.7 331 6.4 5.4- 7.5 86 1.7 1.1- 2.6 50 0.8 0.5- 1.3 48 0.6 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-24 173 152 85.7 77.4-91.3 16 10.1 5.9-16.9 4 3.9 1.2-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
25-34 528 464 89.1 85.5-91.9 43 6.5 4.5- 9.5 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0
35-44 1,026 935 89.6 86.7-92.0 65 7.8 5.7-10.6 12 1.2 0.6- 2.4 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
45-54 1,381 1,276 91.7 89.4-93.6 72 5.2 3.9- 6.9 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 9 1.5 0.6- 3.8 8 0.5 0.2- 1.0
55-64 1,522 1,410 92.5 90.7-94.0 61 4.4 3.3- 6.0 26 1.7 1.0- 2.7 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 9 0.5 0.3- 1.2
65+ 2,227 2,092 94.1 92.7-95.3 80 3.4 2.5- 4.5 22 1.1 0.6- 1.9 12 0.8 0.4- 1.7 21 0.6 0.4- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 727 86.3 80.1-90.8 43 8.3 5.1-13.2 17 4.3 1.7-10.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,852 1,697 90.1 87.3-92.3 86 5.3 3.8- 7.5 32 2.4 1.3- 4.5 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 16 1.2 0.5- 2.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,661 1,538 90.8 88.1-93.0 86 6.3 4.6- 8.6 16 1.1 0.5- 2.4 9 1.3 0.5- 3.1 12 0.5 0.2- 1.0
College Graduate 2,596 2,420 92.4 90.8-93.8 123 5.8 4.6- 7.4 26 0.9 0.5- 1.4 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 659 603 92.3 89.2-94.6 26 3.5 2.1- 5.7 16 2.9 1.5- 5.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 9 0.7 0.3- 1.7
$15,000- 24,999 984 906 89.7 85.8-92.6 40 4.5 2.9- 6.8 14 1.7 0.8- 3.7 13 2.7 1.2- 6.0 11 1.5 0.6- 3.7
$25,000- 34,999 693 630 88.8 84.5-92.1 36 6.0 3.8- 9.5 18 3.6 1.9- 6.7 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0 5 1.0 0.3- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 860 793 91.5 88.1-94.0 44 6.1 4.1- 8.9 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 7 0.6 0.2- 1.4 8 1.4 0.4- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 951 886 92.0 89.0-94.2 46 5.9 4.0- 8.6 9 1.3 0.6- 3.0 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
$75,000+ 1,702 1,569 90.8 88.3-92.8 98 7.5 5.6-10.0 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,445 2,243 89.5 86.6-91.8 122 6.3 4.7- 8.4 34 2.2 1.0- 4.8 22 1.1 0.6- 2.0 24 0.9 0.5- 1.8
No 4,253 3,945 91.3 89.8-92.6 204 5.9 4.9- 7.2 55 1.6 1.0- 2.5 26 0.7 0.4- 1.2 23 0.5 0.3- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 893 816 90.5 86.9-93.2 44 6.1 3.7- 9.7 13 1.3 0.7- 2.6 13 1.5 0.8- 2.9 7 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Non-Veteran 6,028 5,574 90.7 89.2-91.9 294 6.1 5.1- 7.3 79 1.8 1.2- 2.8 38 0.7 0.4- 1.2 43 0.7 0.4- 1.1

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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.

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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