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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-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
GENDER
Male 756 665 85.4 81.2-88.9 48 6.9 4.6-10.2 26 4.2 2.5- 7.0 11 2.4 1.1- 5.2 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Female 1,191 1,122 94.3 92.1-95.9 40 3.0 2.0- 4.5 13 1.7 0.8- 3.7 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1
RACE
White 1,788 1,641 90.1 87.7-92.1 80 4.7 3.4- 6.4 38 3.2 2.1- 4.9 18 1.5 0.7- 2.9 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0
African American 48 47 95.5 74.0-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 97 85 82.3 64.6-92.2 7 9.6 3.1-25.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 3 6.1 1.3-24.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 35 84.4 56.9-95.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 1 10.0 1.5-45.4 2 3.2 0.6-16.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.7
Non-Hispanic 1,904 1,749 90.2 87.9-92.1 87 5.0 3.7- 6.8 38 2.7 1.8- 4.0 17 1.4 0.7- 2.7 13 0.7 0.3- 1.5
AGE
18-24 44 39 87.2 70.2-95.2 3 5.5 1.6-17.6 1 2.9 0.4-18.3 1 4.4 0.6-25.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 126 110 82.6 71.5-90.0 9 10.5 4.9-21.1 4 4.9 1.6-14.2 2 1.6 0.3- 7.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
35-44 239 214 89.7 83.9-93.5 7 1.8 0.8- 4.3 12 5.6 2.9-10.7 4 1.7 0.5- 6.3 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1
45-54 313 280 89.5 83.6-93.5 21 7.5 4.0-13.5 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5
55-64 456 412 90.9 87.3-93.6 26 4.9 3.1- 7.5 9 1.8 0.8- 4.1 6 1.8 0.7- 4.7 3 0.6 0.1- 2.3
65+ 749 714 95.1 92.8-96.7 21 3.0 1.8- 5.1 7 0.8 0.3- 2.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 265 85.5 76.6-91.4 12 7.4 3.3-15.7 7 3.6 1.4- 8.8 5 3.4 1.0-11.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 596 539 88.7 84.4-91.9 28 5.5 3.3- 9.0 15 3.2 1.8- 5.8 5 0.9 0.3- 2.8 9 1.7 0.7- 3.9
Some Post-H.S. 507 465 90.8 85.4-94.3 26 4.4 2.4- 7.7 7 2.5 0.8- 7.6 7 2.2 0.7- 6.5 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
College Graduate 550 514 93.3 89.7-95.7 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3 10 2.6 1.0- 6.4 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 245 91.0 84.6-94.9 11 4.3 1.8- 9.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4
$15,000- 24,999 365 335 89.1 81.9-93.6 15 3.9 1.8- 8.3 10 4.1 1.5-10.7 4 1.7 0.4- 6.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 239 216 87.5 79.0-92.9 16 10.0 5.0-18.7 4 1.5 0.4- 5.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
$35,000- 49,999 256 233 88.3 80.1-93.4 14 6.5 2.8-14.2 5 2.7 1.0- 7.2 3 2.2 0.5- 9.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
$50,000-74,999 251 231 90.0 83.5-94.1 13 6.4 3.3-12.1 7 3.6 1.4- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 247 228 92.6 86.5-96.0 8 1.5 0.7- 3.5 7 4.1 1.5-10.8 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 838 765 91.5 88.3-93.9 39 4.8 3.0- 7.7 13 1.3 0.6- 2.5 12 1.5 0.6- 3.5 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0
No 1,054 971 89.2 85.8-91.9 49 5.2 3.5- 7.6 24 3.9 2.3- 6.4 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 255 88.1 78.3-93.8 16 10.9 5.4-21.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,671 1,532 90.3 88.0-92.3 72 4.0 2.9- 5.4 35 3.3 2.1- 5.0 18 1.6 0.8- 3.1 14 0.9 0.4- 1.7

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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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