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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Seatbelt Use

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 6,915 6,475 92.5 91.7-93.3 362 6.0 5.3- 6.7 78 1.5 1.1- 1.9
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 855 798 92.2 89.6-94.2 52 7.2 5.3- 9.8 *** *** ***
Region 3 659 609 91.0 87.7-93.5 41 7.1 4.9-10.1 *** *** ***
Region 4 1,388 1,297 92.6 90.6-94.1 71 5.6 4.3- 7.2 20 1.9 1.1- 3.2
Region 5 1,016 953 93.1 90.9-94.8 53 6.0 4.4- 8.2 *** *** ***
Region 6 511 486 95.0 92.3-96.8 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
Region 7 994 941 93.3 90.9-95.1 47 5.8 4.2- 8.1 *** *** ***
Region 8 836 781 91.9 89.1-94.1 42 5.8 4.1- 8.2 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Region 9 & 10 656 610 90.4 86.9-93.1 35 6.6 4.5- 9.5 11 3.0 1.5- 5.8
STATE REGIONS
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
Piedmont 3,797 3,564 92.8 91.7-93.8 192 6.0 5.1- 7.0 41 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Western NC 980 913 92.4 90.1-94.2 60 6.8 5.1- 9.0 *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 626 583 91.7 88.4-94.1 39 7.6 5.3-10.8 *** *** ***
Northwest 1,139 1,056 91.7 89.4-93.5 64 6.0 4.5- 7.9 19 2.3 1.4- 4.0
Charlotte 1,140 1,069 92.9 90.7-94.6 60 6.0 4.5- 7.9 11 1.2 0.5- 2.5
Greensboro 818 765 92.7 90.1-94.7 45 6.5 4.6- 9.0 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 591 558 94.4 91.9-96.2 23 3.6 2.2- 5.7 *** *** ***
Southeast 569 535 93.7 90.9-95.8 30 5.6 3.7- 8.4 *** *** ***
Wake 1,038 985 93.7 91.4-95.4 45 5.3 3.8- 7.4 *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 994 924 90.4 87.6-92.6 56 7.2 5.4- 9.6 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3

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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.

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