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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,224 3,966 92.9 91.8-93.8 205 5.9 5.0- 6.9 53 1.3 0.9- 1.8
GENDER
Male 1,814 1,651 90.5 88.7-92.1 126 7.6 6.2- 9.4 37 1.9 1.3- 2.7
Female 2,410 2,315 95.0 93.7-96.1 79 4.2 3.3- 5.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 639 577 89.7 86.5-92.2 54 9.1 6.8-12.2 *** *** ***
35-44 489 456 92.9 89.7-95.1 28 6.3 4.2- 9.4 *** *** ***
45-54 716 665 91.7 88.9-93.9 43 7.2 5.2-10.0 *** *** ***
55-64 893 847 94.4 92.2-96.1 33 3.8 2.5- 5.8 *** *** ***
65-74 870 830 96.0 94.3-97.3 31 3.2 2.1- 4.8 *** *** ***
75+ 580 554 94.8 91.9-96.7 16 2.4 1.4- 4.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 261 88.3 82.8-92.2 19 8.0 4.8-13.1 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,048 973 91.1 88.6-93.2 60 7.5 5.5- 9.9 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,229 1,146 93.1 91.2-94.7 64 5.7 4.3- 7.6 19 1.1 0.7- 1.9
College Graduate 1,642 1,572 95.6 94.3-96.7 62 3.9 3.0- 5.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 259 89.0 83.9-92.6 23 7.8 4.9-12.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 537 509 92.8 89.1-95.3 15 4.5 2.5- 7.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 345 322 92.3 87.5-95.3 19 7.0 4.0-11.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 501 475 91.7 87.0-94.9 20 6.9 4.0-11.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 604 559 91.3 88.0-93.7 39 7.6 5.3-10.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,139 1,082 94.5 92.6-95.9 51 5.2 3.8- 7.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,192 1,112 92.5 90.4-94.2 60 5.9 4.4- 7.9 20 1.5 0.9- 2.6
No 3,016 2,839 93.0 91.7-94.1 144 5.8 4.8- 7.1 33 1.2 0.8- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 624 577 92.4 89.4-94.6 31 4.8 3.1- 7.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,595 3,384 92.9 91.7-94.0 174 6.0 5.1- 7.2 37 1.0 0.7- 1.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,057 1,006 93.8 91.4-95.6 45 5.6 3.9- 7.9 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 1,003 947 93.7 91.6-95.3 44 5.3 3.8- 7.4 *** *** ***
Rural 2,164 2,013 91.8 90.1-93.2 116 6.4 5.1- 7.9 35 1.9 1.3- 2.8

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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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