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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Seatbelt Use

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 6,221 5,827 92.3 91.4-93.2 318 6.3 5.6- 7.2 76 1.3 1.0- 1.7
-Eastern 2,024 1,889 92.0 90.3-93.4 106 6.5 5.2- 8.0 29 1.6 1.0- 2.4
GENDER
Male 857 769 88.9 86.0-91.3 66 8.8 6.7-11.5 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Female 1,167 1,120 95.0 93.0-96.4 40 4.2 2.9- 6.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,262 1,185 92.7 90.6-94.4 60 5.8 4.3- 7.8 17 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Non-Hispanic Black 512 475 90.6 86.6-93.6 32 8.1 5.4-12.1 *** *** ***
Other 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 358 321 89.8 85.6-92.8 32 8.9 6.1-12.9 *** *** ***
35-44 276 258 93.3 89.0-96.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 342 313 89.1 84.2-92.6 25 9.8 6.4-14.7 *** *** ***
55-64 455 432 94.4 90.9-96.6 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 *** *** ***
65-74 343 325 94.0 90.0-96.5 15 5.1 2.8- 9.0 *** *** ***
75+ 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 199 87.9 81.4-92.4 16 9.3 5.3-15.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 635 585 90.1 86.6-92.7 43 9.0 6.5-12.4 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 611 574 93.8 91.0-95.8 25 4.3 2.7- 6.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 553 529 95.5 93.2-97.1 22 3.8 2.4- 5.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 180 87.7 80.0-92.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 362 338 91.4 87.0-94.5 17 6.5 3.8-10.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 229 216 92.3 86.8-95.6 12 7.2 4.0-12.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 266 245 90.1 84.3-93.9 18 8.3 4.9-13.6 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 386 368 95.6 92.3-97.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 622 579 91.0 87.5-93.6 34 7.8 5.3-11.2 *** *** ***
No 1,394 1,303 92.4 90.4-94.0 71 5.9 4.5- 7.7 20 1.7 1.0- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 342 324 94.6 91.0-96.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,678 1,563 91.5 89.6-93.2 92 6.8 5.4- 8.7 23 1.6 1.0- 2.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 279 265 95.3 91.8-97.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,593 1,480 91.3 89.2-93.0 87 6.9 5.4- 8.8 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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