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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,073 998 91.9 89.2-93.9 57 6.0 4.3- 8.3 18 2.2 1.1- 4.2
GENDER
Male 474 427 89.9 85.8-92.9 37 8.0 5.4-11.6 *** *** ***
Female 599 571 93.6 89.6-96.2 20 4.2 2.3- 7.4 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 927 864 92.2 89.5-94.3 49 6.2 4.4- 8.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 155 136 87.3 79.1-92.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 160 145 92.1 86.0-95.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 247 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 155 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 298 276 92.6 88.3-95.4 15 4.9 2.8- 8.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 298 270 89.4 84.0-93.2 23 9.5 5.9-14.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 362 344 96.0 93.2-97.6 16 3.8 2.1- 6.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 189 172 87.4 78.9-92.8 15 12.1 6.7-20.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 344 316 92.1 87.6-95.1 21 6.7 3.9-11.2 *** *** ***
No 724 677 91.7 88.2-94.2 36 5.7 3.8- 8.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 917 857 92.2 89.3-94.4 47 6.0 4.2- 8.5 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 254 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 819 754 90.7 87.3-93.2 49 6.6 4.7- 9.3 *** *** ***

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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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