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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,990 3,829 95.5 94.6-96.3 138 3.6 3.0- 4.5 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RACE
White 2,835 2,729 96.0 94.9-96.9 90 3.3 2.5- 4.3 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3
African American 854 811 93.9 91.5-95.6 37 4.8 3.3- 6.7 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 252 243 95.7 90.9-98.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 632 594 93.5 90.8-95.5 31 4.9 3.3- 7.3 *** *** ***
35-44 503 482 95.3 92.5-97.0 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 *** *** ***
45-54 596 574 95.9 93.7-97.4 20 3.7 2.3- 5.9 *** *** ***
55-64 803 780 97.2 95.6-98.3 20 2.6 1.6- 4.2 *** *** ***
65-74 796 764 96.6 95.0-97.7 30 3.1 2.1- 4.7 *** *** ***
75+ 609 586 96.2 94.1-97.6 19 3.2 1.9- 5.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 445 431 95.3 91.3-97.5 11 3.1 1.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,101 1,054 95.6 93.8-96.8 36 3.2 2.2- 4.7 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,107 1,062 95.2 93.2-96.6 41 4.2 2.9- 5.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,320 1,266 96.0 94.5-97.0 49 3.8 2.7- 5.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 469 450 94.3 90.3-96.7 11 2.8 1.2- 6.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 682 652 95.6 93.4-97.1 25 3.3 2.1- 5.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 409 395 96.3 93.2-98.0 13 3.5 1.9- 6.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 457 437 95.7 93.0-97.4 19 4.0 2.4- 6.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 404 391 95.7 92.2-97.7 12 4.0 2.1- 7.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 693 665 94.8 91.9-96.7 26 5.0 3.1- 7.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,166 1,129 97.3 96.2-98.2 32 2.3 1.5- 3.4 *** *** ***
No 2,802 2,678 94.9 93.7-95.9 106 4.1 3.2- 5.2 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 99 96.3 90.8-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,884 3,729 95.5 94.5-96.3 134 3.7 3.0- 4.5 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,290 2,204 96.0 94.8-96.9 74 3.3 2.5- 4.4 12 0.7 0.4- 1.4
No 1,700 1,625 94.9 93.3-96.1 64 4.1 3.0- 5.5 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0

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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.

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