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2014 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 6,915 6,475 92.5 91.7-93.3 362 6.0 5.3- 6.7 78 1.5 1.1- 1.9
-Western NC 980 913 92.4 90.1-94.2 60 6.8 5.1- 9.0 7 0.8 0.4- 1.8
GENDER
Male 416 370 87.0 82.4-90.5 39 11.3 8.0-15.7 *** *** ***
Female 564 543 97.1 95.3-98.2 21 2.9 1.8- 4.7 *** *** ***
RACE
White 887 830 92.9 90.6-94.7 50 6.1 4.5- 8.3 *** *** ***
Other minorities 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 232 209 89.0 83.4-92.9 20 9.4 5.9-14.8 *** *** ***
55-64 218 203 93.3 88.9-96.0 12 5.1 2.8- 9.0 *** *** ***
65-74 240 226 94.4 90.2-96.8 14 5.6 3.2- 9.8 *** *** ***
75+ 161 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 257 88.9 83.9-92.5 27 11.1 7.5-16.1 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 255 238 92.2 87.2-95.4 14 6.4 3.6-11.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 302 285 95.0 91.7-97.1 15 4.5 2.6- 7.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 251 231 90.2 84.3-94.0 18 8.9 5.3-14.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 306 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 669 617 91.3 88.3-93.6 47 7.8 5.7-10.8 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 127 85.0 76.2-91.0 16 13.5 7.8-22.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 834 786 93.6 91.2-95.3 44 5.7 4.0- 8.0 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 800 744 92.1 89.4-94.1 50 7.0 5.1- 9.5 *** *** ***
No 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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