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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,856 4,579 93.5 92.4-94.4 219 5.4 4.5- 6.4 58 1.1 0.8- 1.6
GENDER
Male 1,901 1,733 90.2 88.3-91.9 132 8.0 6.4- 9.8 36 1.8 1.2- 2.7
Female 2,955 2,846 96.4 95.4-97.2 87 3.0 2.3- 4.1 *** *** ***
RACE
White 3,537 3,334 93.3 92.1-94.4 162 5.4 4.4- 6.7 41 1.2 0.8- 1.8
African American 927 866 92.0 89.0-94.2 48 6.8 4.7- 9.6 *** *** ***
Other minorities 325 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 295 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,534 4,266 93.2 92.0-94.2 213 5.6 4.7- 6.7 55 1.2 0.9- 1.7
AGE
18-34 769 706 90.9 88.0-93.1 53 8.1 5.9-10.9 *** *** ***
35-54 1,502 1,412 94.4 92.8-95.6 66 4.3 3.2- 5.7 24 1.3 0.8- 2.2
55-64 963 923 95.5 93.5-96.9 34 3.9 2.6- 5.8 *** *** ***
65-74 867 825 94.4 91.9-96.2 33 4.5 2.9- 7.0 *** *** ***
75+ 711 671 94.1 91.1-96.1 31 3.8 2.4- 6.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 620 587 93.2 89.7-95.6 22 5.1 3.0- 8.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,282 1,190 90.5 87.7-92.7 74 8.1 6.0-10.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,286 1,217 94.4 92.6-95.8 56 4.7 3.4- 6.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,664 1,581 95.3 93.8-96.5 67 3.9 2.8- 5.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 532 496 92.4 88.3-95.1 25 4.9 2.8- 8.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 833 792 93.1 89.8-95.4 29 5.6 3.5- 8.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 450 417 91.6 87.5-94.4 29 7.3 4.7-11.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 555 514 93.6 90.7-95.7 35 5.3 3.5- 8.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,547 1,472 94.7 93.1-96.0 59 4.4 3.2- 5.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,304 1,207 91.7 89.5-93.5 74 6.1 4.6- 8.1 23 2.1 1.3- 3.6
No 3,527 3,347 93.9 92.7-95.0 145 5.2 4.2- 6.4 35 0.9 0.6- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 550 501 90.2 86.5-93.0 40 7.2 5.0-10.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,303 4,076 93.9 92.7-94.8 178 5.1 4.2- 6.2 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,757 1,643 92.3 90.1-94.0 90 6.4 4.8- 8.5 24 1.3 0.8- 2.1
No 3,099 2,936 94.0 92.7-95.0 129 4.9 4.0- 6.1 34 1.1 0.7- 1.6

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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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