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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,247 5,771 91.6 90.6-92.4 407 7.2 6.4- 8.1 69 1.3 0.9- 1.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,195 1,100 90.9 88.6-92.8 81 7.9 6.2-10.2 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 476 423 87.4 83.0-90.7 44 10.8 7.7-15.1 *** *** ***
Female 719 677 93.7 91.2-95.5 37 5.7 3.9- 8.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 253 212 84.1 78.5-88.4 34 13.3 9.3-18.6 *** *** ***
35-44 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 411 377 90.2 86.0-93.2 28 8.6 5.8-12.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 331 310 92.7 88.4-95.4 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 300 270 88.8 83.7-92.4 28 10.4 7.0-15.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 250 230 90.1 82.8-94.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 135 120 87.9 79.7-93.0 13 10.8 5.9-19.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 324 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 801 728 89.8 87.0-92.1 61 8.7 6.6-11.3 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 387 364 92.5 87.1-95.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 804 733 90.4 87.7-92.5 60 8.4 6.4-11.0 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 131 86.6 77.5-92.3 14 13.3 7.5-22.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,049 969 91.5 89.1-93.4 67 7.2 5.4- 9.5 13 1.3 0.7- 2.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 420 376 89.9 86.3-92.6 38 8.8 6.3-12.3 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 230 213 89.7 83.4-93.8 14 8.3 4.7-14.3 *** *** ***
Rural 545 511 92.8 88.6-95.5 29 6.7 4.0-10.9 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 583 528 89.0 85.3-91.8 48 9.8 7.1-13.4 *** *** ***
Unemployed 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 284 268 95.5 92.2-97.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 151 137 89.3 81.5-94.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 414 378 89.5 85.3-92.6 31 9.0 6.1-13.1 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 316 294 92.8 88.2-95.6 18 6.3 3.6-10.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 362 340 92.3 87.7-95.3 18 6.2 3.6-10.6 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 517 466 89.6 86.0-92.3 45 9.4 6.7-12.9 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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