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2014 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 6,915 6,475 92.5 91.7-93.3 362 6.0 5.3- 6.7 78 1.5 1.1- 1.9
-Eastern NC 2,138 1,998 92.0 90.3-93.4 110 5.7 4.6- 7.0 30 2.3 1.5- 3.6
GENDER
Male 876 786 87.9 84.9-90.4 69 8.2 6.3-10.6 21 3.9 2.3- 6.3
Female 1,262 1,212 95.5 93.7-96.8 41 3.5 2.4- 5.1 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,398 1,306 91.9 89.8-93.7 72 5.9 4.5- 7.7 20 2.2 1.3- 3.7
African American 534 498 92.2 88.9-94.5 30 6.1 4.1- 9.0 *** *** ***
Other minorities 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,009 1,874 91.7 89.9-93.2 107 6.0 4.8- 7.4 28 2.3 1.5- 3.6
AGE
18-34 370 326 87.4 82.9-90.9 29 7.3 4.9-10.8 15 5.3 3.0- 9.0
35-54 576 542 93.5 90.8-95.5 29 5.5 3.7- 8.1 *** *** ***
55-64 498 479 95.8 93.0-97.4 17 4.0 2.3- 6.7 *** *** ***
65-74 402 374 91.7 87.5-94.6 24 5.8 3.7- 9.0 *** *** ***
75+ 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 650 600 89.6 86.0-92.4 35 6.7 4.7- 9.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 612 571 92.8 90.0-94.9 35 5.6 3.9- 8.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 605 574 94.5 91.9-96.3 28 5.1 3.4- 7.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 230 90.0 83.6-94.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 351 325 90.7 85.2-94.3 16 3.8 2.2- 6.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 241 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 252 234 91.5 86.2-94.8 17 8.1 4.8-13.3 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 631 588 91.1 87.6-93.7 37 7.6 5.2-10.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 631 598 94.1 91.2-96.0 25 3.8 2.4- 6.0 *** *** ***
No 1,488 1,382 91.3 89.2-93.0 85 6.3 5.0- 8.1 21 2.4 1.4- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 358 324 89.9 85.4-93.1 27 7.6 4.9-11.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,778 1,672 92.4 90.5-93.9 83 5.3 4.1- 6.8 23 2.3 1.4- 3.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,774 1,656 91.6 89.7-93.2 90 5.7 4.5- 7.3 28 2.7 1.7- 4.1
No 364 342 94.2 90.9-96.3 20 5.4 3.4- 8.7 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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