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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-MALES

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 8,301 7,797 93.3 92.5-94.1 394 5.4 4.7- 6.1 110 1.3 1.0- 1.7
-MALES 3,236 2,936 90.1 88.7-91.4 234 7.9 6.7- 9.2 66 2.0 1.5- 2.7
RACE
White 2,274 2,060 89.8 88.0-91.3 165 8.1 6.7- 9.7 49 2.2 1.5- 3.0
African American 545 497 89.0 84.7-92.2 41 9.1 6.3-13.1 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 370 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 554 474 85.9 82.2-88.9 65 11.8 9.0-15.4 *** *** ***
35-44 479 434 91.0 87.3-93.7 35 7.1 4.7-10.7 *** *** ***
45-54 544 507 93.1 90.0-95.4 24 4.6 2.8- 7.4 *** *** ***
55-64 677 626 92.7 89.9-94.8 45 5.9 4.1- 8.4 *** *** ***
65-74 573 521 90.0 86.2-92.9 40 8.3 5.7-12.0 *** *** ***
75+ 387 354 92.0 87.9-94.8 24 5.1 3.2- 8.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 474 438 92.8 89.2-95.2 23 4.7 2.7- 8.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 908 802 87.2 84.0-89.9 85 10.6 8.2-13.8 21 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Some Post-H.S. 799 726 90.1 87.1-92.5 55 7.5 5.4-10.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,049 965 91.9 89.5-93.8 70 7.2 5.3- 9.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 341 308 90.6 86.1-93.8 21 5.1 3.1- 8.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 564 522 92.0 88.5-94.5 32 6.4 4.2- 9.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 298 263 88.1 82.4-92.1 29 9.6 6.1-14.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 383 340 87.6 82.3-91.5 35 10.6 7.0-15.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 370 340 91.5 86.6-94.8 25 7.9 4.8-12.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 741 688 92.3 89.5-94.4 41 5.7 4.0- 8.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 901 809 88.8 85.9-91.2 64 7.4 5.5- 9.9 28 3.7 2.4- 5.8
No 2,316 2,111 90.6 88.8-92.1 169 8.0 6.6- 9.6 36 1.5 1.0- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 974 893 91.7 89.2-93.6 64 6.4 4.7- 8.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,258 2,040 89.7 87.9-91.2 169 8.3 6.9-10.0 49 2.0 1.4- 2.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,611 1,443 89.7 87.5-91.6 126 7.7 6.1- 9.7 42 2.5 1.7- 3.8
No 1,625 1,493 90.5 88.5-92.3 108 8.0 6.4-10.0 24 1.5 0.9- 2.4

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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.

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