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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-MALES

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
-MALES 2,925 2,646 89.2 87.8-90.6 224 8.6 7.4- 9.9 55 2.2 1.6- 3.0
RACE
White 2,136 1,936 89.4 87.6-90.9 158 8.4 7.1-10.0 42 2.2 1.5- 3.2
African American 478 421 87.2 83.2-90.3 49 10.8 7.9-14.5 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 275 257 93.1 87.2-96.3 13 4.7 2.4- 9.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 555 476 86.1 82.5-89.0 57 9.7 7.3-12.8 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7
35-44 405 365 90.2 86.6-93.0 37 9.2 6.5-12.9 *** *** ***
45-54 453 405 87.8 83.9-90.9 42 10.8 7.9-14.6 *** *** ***
55-64 644 601 93.9 91.7-95.6 33 4.7 3.3- 6.8 *** *** ***
65-74 522 478 90.7 87.3-93.2 36 7.0 4.9- 9.9 *** *** ***
75+ 311 293 93.8 89.4-96.5 12 5.0 2.5- 9.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 402 366 90.0 85.6-93.2 22 6.4 3.9-10.2 14 3.6 1.9- 6.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 788 683 84.6 81.2-87.4 85 11.9 9.5-14.9 20 3.5 2.1- 5.9
Some Post-H.S. 729 664 90.8 88.1-92.9 57 8.1 6.1-10.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 995 925 92.3 89.9-94.1 57 6.8 5.0- 9.1 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 236 85.6 79.2-90.2 21 10.9 6.9-16.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 446 399 88.4 84.0-91.7 32 6.4 4.3- 9.4 15 5.1 2.8- 9.3
$25,000- 34,999 279 260 94.3 90.3-96.7 17 5.0 2.8- 8.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 354 310 86.9 82.4-90.5 37 11.4 8.1-15.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 367 328 87.4 82.7-91.0 32 10.7 7.4-15.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 729 670 90.3 87.1-92.7 51 8.8 6.4-11.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 737 670 89.2 86.0-91.8 53 8.7 6.4-11.7 14 2.1 1.1- 3.8
No 2,163 1,953 89.2 87.5-90.7 170 8.6 7.3-10.1 40 2.2 1.5- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 848 771 90.1 87.4-92.3 58 7.9 5.9-10.5 19 2.0 1.2- 3.4
Non-Veteran 2,074 1,872 89.0 87.2-90.5 166 8.8 7.4-10.4 36 2.2 1.5- 3.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,663 1,486 87.8 85.7-89.7 138 9.2 7.6-11.0 39 3.0 2.1- 4.4
No 1,262 1,160 91.0 88.9-92.8 86 7.9 6.2- 9.9 16 1.1 0.6- 2.1

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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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