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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Seatbelt Use

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,215 59 2.6 1.9- 3.6 2,156 97.4 96.4-98.1
-Piedmont NC 1,058 30 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,028 97.1 95.7-98.1
GENDER
Male 564 17 2.9 1.7- 5.0 547 97.1 95.0-98.3
Female 494 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 718 21 3.1 1.9- 5.0 697 96.9 95.0-98.1
Non-Hispanic Black 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 59 *** *** *** 59 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 532 16 3.1 1.8- 5.3 516 96.9 94.7-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** 67 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 408 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 217 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 838 23 3.0 1.9- 4.7 815 97.0 95.3-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 934 25 2.7 1.7- 4.2 909 97.3 95.8-98.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 638 15 2.6 1.4- 4.6 623 97.4 95.4-98.6
Regional City or Suburban County 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 700 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1 678 96.8 94.9-98.0
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 680 20 3.0 1.9- 4.9 660 97.0 95.1-98.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 383 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 638 20 3.3 2.0- 5.3 618 96.7 94.7-98.0

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*This question was asked only of those who had at least one drink in the past 30 days.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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