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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-Females

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 6,221 5,827 92.3 91.4-93.2 318 6.3 5.6- 7.2 76 1.3 1.0- 1.7
-FEMALES 3,572 3,428 95.1 94.0-95.9 119 4.1 3.3- 5.1 25 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,410 2,315 95.0 93.7-96.1 79 4.2 3.3- 5.5 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Non-Hispanic Black 743 709 95.1 92.7-96.7 31 4.7 3.1- 7.1 *** *** ***
Other 381 370 96.1 91.7-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 589 544 91.5 88.4-93.9 40 7.3 5.2-10.2 *** *** ***
35-44 499 477 95.4 92.7-97.1 19 4.2 2.5- 6.8 *** *** ***
45-54 613 589 95.1 92.4-96.9 20 4.1 2.5- 6.7 *** *** ***
55-64 694 677 97.3 95.2-98.5 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5 *** *** ***
65-74 658 635 97.3 95.6-98.3 18 2.0 1.1- 3.4 *** *** ***
75+ 466 455 97.2 94.8-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 336 94.0 89.5-96.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 939 900 94.6 92.3-96.3 35 4.9 3.3- 7.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,055 1,003 94.6 92.6-96.0 42 4.8 3.3- 6.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,219 1,181 96.6 95.2-97.6 33 2.9 2.0- 4.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 345 92.0 87.5-95.0 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 605 581 94.1 90.7-96.3 16 4.2 2.4- 7.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 311 299 95.7 91.4-97.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 384 371 95.1 90.9-97.4 11 4.3 2.2- 8.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 396 376 93.2 89.2-95.8 18 6.3 3.8-10.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 698 683 97.0 94.7-98.4 14 2.8 1.5- 5.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,025 976 93.9 91.6-95.5 39 5.2 3.6- 7.4 *** *** ***
No 2,534 2,439 95.5 94.2-96.4 80 3.8 2.9- 4.9 15 0.8 0.4- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 117 98.5 94.0-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,447 3,306 95.0 93.9-95.9 117 4.2 3.4- 5.2 24 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,052 1,011 95.3 93.3-96.7 36 4.1 2.8- 6.0 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 761 736 96.2 93.9-97.6 20 3.3 2.0- 5.6 *** *** ***
Rural 1,759 1,681 94.3 92.5-95.6 63 4.5 3.4- 6.1 15 1.2 0.6- 2.4

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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.

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