2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Seatbelt Use and Drinking and Driving

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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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 5,558 5,209 93.3 92.4-94.1 282 5.4 4.7- 6.1 67 1.4 1.0- 1.8
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 658 607 91.4 88.4-93.6 41 6.6 4.7- 9.2 *** *** ***
Region 3 604 568 94.1 91.5-95.9 29 5.0 3.3- 7.5 *** *** ***
Region 4 884 828 92.4 89.9-94.3 44 6.0 4.3- 8.1 12 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Region 5 670 634 93.9 91.3-95.8 32 5.4 3.7- 7.9 *** *** ***
Region 6 629 592 93.5 90.7-95.5 29 4.6 3.0- 7.0 *** *** ***
Region 7 732 693 95.2 93.3-96.6 29 3.4 2.2- 5.0 *** *** ***
Region 8 865 802 92.2 89.5-94.2 51 6.5 4.7- 8.9 12 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Region 9 & 10 516 485 93.8 90.8-95.8 27 5.4 3.5- 8.3 *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,007 1,877 93.4 92.0-94.6 108 5.4 4.4- 6.7 22 1.1 0.7- 1.9
Piedmont 2,711 2,562 93.6 92.4-94.7 119 5.0 4.1- 6.2 30 1.3 0.9- 2.0
Western NC 840 770 90.9 88.2-93.0 55 7.1 5.3- 9.5 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 555 513 91.5 88.2-93.9 33 6.2 4.3- 8.9 *** *** ***
Northwest 900 841 92.7 90.2-94.6 49 6.4 4.6- 8.8 *** *** ***
Charlotte 701 658 92.8 90.1-94.8 33 5.4 3.7- 7.7 *** *** ***
Greensboro 487 464 93.8 90.3-96.1 20 5.4 3.3- 8.8 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 863 803 92.1 89.4-94.2 49 5.8 4.2- 8.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.2
Southeast 439 410 93.4 90.1-95.7 22 5.6 3.5- 8.9 *** *** ***
Wake 882 829 94.3 92.4-95.8 40 4.3 3.0- 6.0 13 1.4 0.8- 2.6
Area L & Eastern 731 691 94.4 92.2-96.1 36 5.0 3.5- 7.2 *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 658 607 91.4 88.4-93.6 41 6.6 4.7- 9.2 *** *** ***
Region 2 893 842 93.7 91.3-95.4 41 5.2 3.6- 7.4 *** *** ***
Region 3 894 837 92.6 90.3-94.4 45 5.7 4.2- 7.8 12 1.6 0.9- 3.1
Region 4 1,071 1,012 94.5 92.7-95.9 48 4.4 3.2- 6.1 11 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Region 5 1,326 1,237 92.7 90.7-94.3 69 5.4 4.1- 7.1 20 1.9 1.1- 3.2
Region 6 716 674 93.9 91.6-95.7 38 5.5 3.9- 7.8 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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