2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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 4,573 4,250 92.6 91.5-93.6 253 6.0 5.1- 7.0 70 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Region 3 & 5 862 804 93.3 91.1-95.0 44 5.3 3.8- 7.3 14 1.4 0.8- 2.7
GENDER
Male 362 327 91.2 87.5-93.9 24 6.6 4.3-10.0 11 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Female 500 477 95.2 92.3-97.0 20 4.1 2.4- 6.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 593 548 92.9 90.4-94.9 35 5.7 4.0- 8.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 157 150 93.2 85.0-97.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 112 106 95.8 89.5-98.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 303 281 93.2 89.4-95.7 18 5.7 3.5- 9.3 *** *** ***
45-64 313 297 94.9 91.2-97.1 13 4.4 2.3- 8.1 *** *** ***
65+ 240 220 90.7 85.2-94.3 13 5.9 3.2-10.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 280 260 92.4 88.0-95.2 15 6.2 3.6-10.4 *** *** ***
Some College + 582 544 93.8 91.2-95.7 29 4.7 3.1- 7.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 380 353 91.7 87.7-94.5 21 6.4 4.1-10.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 359 337 95.1 92.1-97.0 17 4.1 2.4- 7.1 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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