2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 942 875 93.0 90.6-94.9 55 5.8 4.1- 8.1 12 1.2 0.6- 2.4
GENDER
Male 441 399 90.3 85.8-93.5 35 7.9 5.1-12.2 *** *** ***
Female 501 476 95.4 92.8-97.2 20 3.9 2.3- 6.5 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 546 506 94.1 91.4-96.0 31 4.4 2.8- 6.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 260 241 90.2 83.1-94.5 16 8.6 4.5-15.8 *** *** ***
Other 136 128 93.6 86.3-97.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 356 331 93.2 89.0-95.9 21 6.0 3.4-10.2 *** *** ***
45-64 369 343 93.4 89.3-96.0 21 4.8 2.8- 8.2 *** *** ***
65+ 208 193 92.0 85.6-95.7 12 6.9 3.5-13.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 307 283 90.5 84.8-94.2 22 8.5 5.0-14.0 *** *** ***
Some College + 632 589 94.5 92.2-96.2 33 4.2 2.8- 6.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 420 375 89.7 85.0-93.0 39 8.6 5.6-13.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 362 348 96.9 94.5-98.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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