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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Seatbelt Use

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%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,615 10,702 90.6 89.8-91.3 584 5.9 5.3- 6.6 177 2.0 1.7- 2.5 64 0.7 0.5- 0.9 88 0.8 0.6- 1.0
-Piedmont NC 6,215 5,733 90.6 89.4-91.6 310 6.1 5.2- 7.0 100 2.1 1.7- 2.7 32 0.5 0.3- 0.8 40 0.7 0.5- 1.1
GENDER
Male 2,459 2,183 87.4 85.4-89.1 170 7.7 6.3- 9.4 59 3.0 2.2- 4.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.1 29 1.2 0.8- 1.9
Female 3,756 3,550 93.4 92.2-94.5 140 4.6 3.7- 5.6 41 1.3 0.9- 2.0 14 0.4 0.2- 0.7 *** *** ***
RACE
White 4,522 4,184 90.8 89.4-92.0 230 6.4 5.3- 7.6 55 1.5 1.1- 2.1 30 0.7 0.5- 1.1 23 0.6 0.4- 1.0
African American 1,157 1,047 88.7 85.9-90.9 62 6.2 4.5- 8.4 36 4.0 2.7- 5.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 479 450 92.9 88.8-95.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 402 379 93.9 90.0-96.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,791 5,333 90.3 89.1-91.3 295 6.3 5.4- 7.4 94 2.1 1.6- 2.7 32 0.6 0.4- 0.8 37 0.7 0.5- 1.1
AGE
18-34 1,123 980 85.4 82.6-87.9 86 9.0 7.0-11.6 42 4.3 3.1- 6.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 2,046 1,888 91.4 89.6-92.8 105 5.5 4.4- 7.0 27 1.5 0.9- 2.4 15 0.8 0.4- 1.3 *** *** ***
55-64 1,178 1,105 94.5 92.8-95.8 47 3.6 2.5- 5.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 1,022 961 93.9 91.7-95.5 41 4.3 2.9- 6.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 784 747 96.2 94.6-97.3 25 2.9 1.9- 4.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 751 706 91.9 88.6-94.3 21 3.1 1.7- 5.4 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,706 1,545 87.8 85.2-90.0 92 7.3 5.5- 9.6 38 2.9 1.9- 4.2 *** *** *** 19 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,668 1,531 89.7 87.5-91.6 101 7.6 5.9- 9.7 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,067 1,931 93.4 92.0-94.6 94 4.8 3.8- 6.1 25 1.0 0.7- 1.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 673 617 88.7 84.4-91.9 28 5.9 3.6- 9.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,035 949 89.9 87.2-92.1 48 5.4 3.8- 7.6 23 2.9 1.9- 4.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 644 589 87.6 82.5-91.3 37 9.0 5.7-14.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 756 690 90.0 86.3-92.7 42 6.5 4.2- 9.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 2,042 1,905 92.9 91.4-94.2 103 5.3 4.2- 6.6 16 1.0 0.5- 1.7 13 0.7 0.4- 1.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,554 1,437 92.1 90.1-93.8 72 4.3 3.3- 5.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,634 4,270 90.1 88.8-91.3 238 6.5 5.5- 7.7 79 2.2 1.7- 2.9 20 0.4 0.3- 0.7 27 0.7 0.5- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 764 694 91.4 88.9-93.5 46 5.3 3.9- 7.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,448 5,037 90.4 89.2-91.5 263 6.1 5.2- 7.2 90 2.3 1.7- 2.9 27 0.5 0.3- 0.8 31 0.7 0.4- 1.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

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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