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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-Whites

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
-Whites 4,971 4,665 92.8 91.8-93.7 248 5.8 5.0- 6.7 58 1.4 1.0- 2.0
GENDER
Male 2,136 1,936 89.4 87.6-90.9 158 8.4 7.1-10.0 42 2.2 1.5- 3.2
Female 2,835 2,729 96.0 94.9-96.9 90 3.3 2.5- 4.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,791 4,495 92.8 91.7-93.7 242 5.9 5.1- 6.8 54 1.4 1.0- 1.9
AGE
18-34 722 656 90.3 87.5-92.6 50 7.1 5.2- 9.6 16 2.6 1.5- 4.3
35-44 568 529 92.5 89.6-94.6 34 6.5 4.5- 9.2 *** *** ***
45-54 713 663 92.1 89.5-94.1 43 6.9 5.0- 9.4 *** *** ***
55-64 1,071 1,018 95.2 93.7-96.4 41 3.8 2.8- 5.3 *** *** ***
65-74 1,073 1,013 94.1 92.2-95.6 51 4.6 3.4- 6.2 *** *** ***
75+ 774 740 95.5 93.5-97.0 25 3.6 2.3- 5.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 484 449 91.3 87.3-94.1 23 5.5 3.4- 9.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,304 1,197 90.3 88.1-92.1 86 7.6 6.0- 9.6 21 2.1 1.3- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,329 1,258 93.8 92.0-95.2 62 5.3 4.0- 7.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,843 1,751 94.6 93.2-95.8 76 4.7 3.6- 6.1 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 402 379 91.9 87.1-95.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 699 657 93.5 90.6-95.6 30 3.6 2.4- 5.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 466 442 95.4 92.6-97.1 21 3.9 2.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 603 556 91.2 88.2-93.6 40 7.5 5.3-10.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 612 571 91.4 88.2-93.9 33 7.2 5.0-10.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,207 1,135 92.4 90.1-94.2 63 7.0 5.3- 9.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,416 1,342 94.0 92.2-95.5 57 4.6 3.3- 6.2 17 1.4 0.8- 2.5
No 3,530 3,298 92.4 91.2-93.4 191 6.2 5.3- 7.3 41 1.4 1.0- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 753 690 90.9 88.1-93.2 46 7.2 5.2-10.0 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2
Non-Veteran 4,216 3,974 93.1 92.0-94.1 202 5.5 4.7- 6.5 40 1.4 0.9- 2.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,924 2,724 92.0 90.6-93.2 160 6.2 5.2- 7.4 40 1.8 1.3- 2.6
No 2,047 1,941 93.9 92.4-95.2 88 5.2 4.0- 6.7 *** *** ***

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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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