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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 8,301 7,797 93.3 92.5-94.1 394 5.4 4.7- 6.1 110 1.3 1.0- 1.7
-Eastern NC 2,507 2,336 92.0 90.2-93.6 132 6.2 4.9- 7.9 39 1.7 1.1- 2.8
GENDER
Male 956 854 88.2 84.9-90.9 79 9.1 6.8-12.1 23 2.7 1.5- 4.7
Female 1,551 1,482 95.6 93.7-97.0 53 3.5 2.3- 5.4 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,440 1,356 92.4 90.2-94.1 63 6.0 4.5- 8.0 21 1.6 0.9- 2.7
African American 604 558 90.3 85.7-93.6 38 7.6 4.8-11.9 *** *** ***
Other minorities 425 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 105 105 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,389 2,218 91.5 89.5-93.1 132 6.7 5.2- 8.5 39 1.9 1.2- 3.0
AGE
18-34 388 342 88.2 83.7-91.6 37 9.4 6.4-13.5 *** *** ***
35-54 723 685 93.1 89.7-95.5 27 5.4 3.3- 8.8 *** *** ***
55-64 549 511 93.1 89.4-95.5 28 4.1 2.4- 6.8 *** *** ***
65-74 481 446 93.9 89.9-96.4 29 5.9 3.5-10.0 *** *** ***
75+ 339 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 735 680 91.5 87.9-94.1 45 7.1 4.7-10.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 733 680 90.6 86.7-93.5 37 6.6 4.3-10.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 684 645 93.6 90.0-95.9 33 6.0 3.7- 9.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 349 318 92.3 87.6-95.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 467 446 95.6 92.4-97.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 268 245 84.3 75.5-90.4 19 12.9 7.5-21.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 298 274 87.9 80.0-93.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 669 638 94.1 90.9-96.3 24 4.4 2.6- 7.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 784 721 90.7 86.9-93.5 40 6.4 4.1- 9.9 *** *** ***
No 1,705 1,599 92.4 90.2-94.2 92 6.2 4.7- 8.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 411 386 93.4 89.3-96.0 18 5.2 2.9- 9.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,095 1,949 91.7 89.6-93.4 114 6.5 4.9- 8.4 32 1.8 1.1- 3.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,840 1,707 91.9 89.7-93.7 99 6.1 4.6- 8.1 34 2.0 1.2- 3.2
No 667 629 92.5 88.9-94.9 33 6.8 4.4-10.2 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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