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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-Males

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
-MALES 2,649 2,399 89.4 87.7-90.8 199 8.8 7.4-10.4 51 1.8 1.3- 2.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,814 1,651 90.5 88.7-92.1 126 7.6 6.2- 9.4 37 1.9 1.3- 2.7
Non-Hispanic Black 436 385 86.3 81.7-89.8 43 11.4 8.1-15.6 *** *** ***
Other 359 329 88.5 81.8-92.9 25 10.9 6.5-17.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 542 473 86.1 82.0-89.4 57 12.0 8.9-16.1 12 1.9 1.0- 3.5
35-44 384 346 89.7 85.7-92.7 32 9.1 6.3-13.1 *** *** ***
45-54 479 429 89.0 85.3-91.9 43 9.4 6.7-12.9 *** *** ***
55-64 567 522 91.8 88.6-94.2 33 5.8 3.9- 8.6 12 2.3 1.2- 4.6
65-74 422 393 92.6 88.3-95.3 24 6.8 4.1-11.0 *** *** ***
75+ 233 215 92.1 86.5-95.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 255 86.2 80.4-90.5 23 10.1 6.4-15.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 756 666 86.5 83.2-89.2 71 11.5 8.9-14.6 19 2.1 1.2- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 671 609 90.7 87.3-93.2 48 7.9 5.5-11.2 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8
College Graduate 917 855 93.5 91.4-95.1 56 5.8 4.3- 7.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 169 86.1 78.9-91.1 17 9.1 5.1-15.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 412 379 91.9 88.3-94.4 22 6.1 3.9- 9.4 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 240 216 86.6 77.8-92.2 20 12.0 6.6-20.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 325 297 88.1 81.8-92.4 24 10.6 6.5-16.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 393 356 89.6 85.1-92.8 31 7.9 5.2-11.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 679 622 91.3 88.3-93.5 50 8.1 5.9-11.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 657 594 91.4 88.6-93.6 47 6.8 4.9- 9.5 16 1.7 0.9- 3.2
No 1,982 1,796 88.8 86.8-90.5 151 9.4 7.7-11.3 35 1.8 1.3- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 720 664 92.1 89.3-94.2 39 5.6 3.9- 8.0 17 2.4 1.3- 4.2
Non-Veteran 1,917 1,724 88.5 86.5-90.3 160 9.8 8.2-11.8 33 1.6 1.1- 2.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 779 719 90.4 87.3-92.8 55 8.7 6.4-11.7 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 601 552 90.1 86.1-93.1 39 8.6 5.8-12.6 *** *** ***
Rural 1,269 1,128 88.2 85.8-90.3 105 9.0 7.2-11.2 36 2.8 1.9- 4.2

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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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