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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,124 2,940 92.6 91.3-93.8 155 6.4 5.3- 7.7 29 1.0 0.6- 1.5
GENDER
Male 1,318 1,203 89.5 87.1-91.5 96 9.0 7.1-11.3 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Female 1,806 1,737 95.4 94.0-96.5 59 4.1 3.0- 5.4 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,035 1,917 93.1 91.5-94.4 96 5.8 4.6- 7.3 22 1.1 0.7- 1.8
Non-Hispanic Black 630 583 91.3 88.1-93.7 41 7.5 5.3-10.5 *** *** ***
Other 415 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 618 560 88.5 84.8-91.4 52 10.4 7.6-14.1 *** *** ***
35-44 491 456 92.7 89.7-94.8 32 6.9 4.8- 9.9 *** *** ***
45-54 590 560 93.5 90.5-95.6 24 5.2 3.4- 7.9 *** *** ***
55-64 577 550 94.6 91.9-96.5 21 4.0 2.5- 6.5 *** *** ***
65-74 490 468 95.2 91.9-97.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 315 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 306 287 91.1 85.9-94.5 13 6.4 3.5-11.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 762 705 90.2 87.1-92.6 48 8.6 6.3-11.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 817 768 93.2 90.4-95.2 42 6.3 4.3- 9.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,221 1,163 94.9 93.3-96.2 51 4.5 3.3- 6.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 257 240 93.5 89.2-96.1 14 5.0 2.9- 8.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 466 442 93.9 90.5-96.1 14 4.0 2.3- 7.0 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 268 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 335 317 90.8 84.6-94.7 18 9.2 5.3-15.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 378 347 90.5 86.3-93.6 26 7.5 4.9-11.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 802 765 94.5 92.2-96.1 35 5.3 3.7- 7.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 716 675 94.1 91.7-95.8 31 4.5 3.0- 6.7 *** *** ***
No 2,398 2,255 92.2 90.6-93.6 124 6.9 5.6- 8.5 19 0.9 0.5- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 343 318 92.5 88.5-95.2 17 5.2 3.0- 8.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,769 2,610 92.6 91.2-93.8 138 6.5 5.4- 8.0 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,679 1,586 93.0 91.2-94.5 84 6.3 4.9- 8.0 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 829 779 92.2 89.1-94.5 39 6.8 4.6-10.0 *** *** ***
Rural 616 575 92.2 89.1-94.4 32 6.1 4.2- 8.9 *** *** ***

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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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