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2014 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 6,915 6,475 92.5 91.7-93.3 362 6.0 5.3- 6.7 78 1.5 1.1- 1.9
-Piedmont NC 3,797 3,564 92.8 91.7-93.8 192 6.0 5.1- 7.0 41 1.2 0.8- 1.8
GENDER
Male 1,633 1,490 90.3 88.4-92.0 116 8.2 6.7-10.0 27 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Female 2,164 2,074 95.2 93.8-96.2 76 3.9 3.0- 5.1 *** *** ***
RACE
White 2,686 2,529 93.2 91.8-94.3 126 5.6 4.6- 6.9 31 1.2 0.8- 1.9
African American 763 704 90.7 87.8-93.0 51 7.6 5.6-10.2 *** *** ***
Other minorities 299 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 290 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,478 3,257 92.5 91.3-93.6 185 6.3 5.3- 7.4 36 1.2 0.8- 1.8
AGE
18-34 697 633 90.5 87.7-92.8 50 7.3 5.4- 9.8 *** *** ***
35-54 1,149 1,075 92.6 90.6-94.2 66 6.7 5.2- 8.5 *** *** ***
55-64 731 699 96.3 94.7-97.5 24 2.9 1.9- 4.5 *** *** ***
65-74 676 642 94.8 92.5-96.5 28 4.2 2.8- 6.4 *** *** ***
75+ 487 464 94.6 91.3-96.7 18 4.5 2.6- 7.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 421 92.0 88.0-94.7 20 5.6 3.4- 9.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 955 880 91.0 88.4-93.0 59 7.0 5.2- 9.3 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Some Post-H.S. 969 917 93.5 91.3-95.2 49 6.0 4.4- 8.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,408 1,332 94.1 92.3-95.4 63 5.3 4.0- 7.0 13 0.7 0.4- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 348 89.4 84.3-93.0 19 7.3 4.4-11.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 593 553 92.7 89.7-94.9 32 5.3 3.6- 7.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 348 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 419 385 91.2 87.5-94.0 30 7.9 5.3-11.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,311 1,235 92.7 90.6-94.3 66 6.8 5.2- 8.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 966 910 93.2 90.8-95.0 47 6.2 4.4- 8.6 *** *** ***
No 2,808 2,632 92.7 91.4-93.8 144 5.9 4.9- 7.1 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 448 419 92.9 89.5-95.3 19 5.5 3.4- 8.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,346 3,143 92.8 91.6-93.9 173 6.0 5.1- 7.2 30 1.2 0.7- 1.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,379 1,290 92.7 90.7-94.2 72 6.0 4.7- 7.8 *** *** ***
No 2,418 2,274 92.9 91.4-94.1 120 5.9 4.8- 7.3 24 1.2 0.7- 1.9

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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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