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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-FEMALES

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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  Total
Respond.^
Always Nearly Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,952 10,219 90.7 89.7-91.7 594 7.6 6.8- 8.6 139 1.6 1.2- 2.2
-FEMALES 6,870 6,548 94.3 93.2-95.3 268 4.9 4.0- 5.9 54 0.8 0.4- 1.4
RACE
White 5,191 4,968 95.3 94.1-96.2 183 3.9 3.1- 4.8 40 0.8 0.4- 1.7
African American 1,170 1,104 91.1 87.4-93.8 57 8.1 5.5-11.8 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 465 435 94.8 91.5-96.8 25 5.0 3.0- 8.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 795 733 91.4 88.3-93.7 54 7.6 5.5-10.3 *** *** ***
35-44 914 877 94.9 91.2-97.1 31 4.4 2.3- 8.1 *** *** ***
45-54 1,249 1,189 95.2 93.2-96.6 48 4.2 2.8- 6.1 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4
55-64 1,476 1,414 95.7 94.0-97.0 49 3.4 2.2- 5.1 13 0.9 0.4- 1.7
65-74 1,261 1,206 96.6 95.2-97.6 47 2.9 2.0- 4.3 *** *** ***
75+ 1,084 1,043 95.8 93.6-97.3 34 3.6 2.2- 5.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 835 791 92.2 87.0-95.5 30 5.4 2.9- 9.7 14 2.4 0.8- 7.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,947 1,835 93.2 91.0-94.9 88 5.7 4.1- 7.9 24 1.1 0.6- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,831 1,750 94.6 92.7-96.0 72 5.2 3.7- 7.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,247 2,164 96.5 95.4-97.4 76 3.2 2.4- 4.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 906 848 91.5 87.4-94.4 45 7.9 5.1-12.1 13 0.6 0.3- 1.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,194 1,122 92.8 89.9-94.9 59 6.5 4.5- 9.5 13 0.6 0.3- 1.4
$25,000- 34,999 658 626 93.8 87.9-97.0 30 6.0 2.9-12.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 799 767 94.5 89.6-97.1 24 3.1 1.6- 5.9 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 732 702 95.2 91.8-97.2 26 4.4 2.5- 7.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,206 1,165 96.8 95.1-97.9 36 2.7 1.7- 4.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,218 2,089 93.4 91.3-95.1 100 5.3 3.8- 7.4 29 1.2 0.7- 2.1
No 4,623 4,432 94.7 93.3-95.8 167 4.7 3.8- 6.0 24 0.6 0.2- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 138 99.2 97.3-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,728 6,409 94.2 93.1-95.2 265 5.0 4.1- 6.0 54 0.8 0.4- 1.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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