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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 938 882 95.0 92.8-96.6 43 3.9 2.5- 5.9 13 1.1 0.6- 2.3
GENDER
Male 379 349 93.2 89.2-95.8 23 5.2 2.9- 9.1 *** *** ***
Female 559 533 96.8 94.5-98.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 829 779 94.5 92.0-96.2 39 4.3 2.8- 6.6 *** *** ***
Other minorities 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 206 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 248 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 282 261 93.3 89.1-96.0 19 6.4 3.8-10.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 232 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 334 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 602 571 96.1 93.7-97.6 24 3.2 1.8- 5.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 808 762 94.9 92.4-96.6 34 3.8 2.3- 6.1 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 664 627 96.1 93.9-97.5 26 2.8 1.6- 4.7 *** *** ***
No 274 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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