NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Seatbelt Use

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
Would you say-?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
Region 7 780 744 95.5 93.3-97.0 33 4.3 2.8- 6.5 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 334 316 94.3 89.9-96.8 18 5.7 3.2-10.1 *** *** ***
Female 446 428 96.7 94.4-98.1 15 2.9 1.6- 5.2 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 480 456 95.6 93.1-97.2 23 4.3 2.7- 6.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 189 181 94.2 86.2-97.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 105 103 98.9 95.6-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 291 272 93.7 89.2-96.4 17 6.0 3.4-10.5 *** *** ***
45-64 287 278 97.5 94.6-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 193 186 97.0 93.4-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 251 241 95.2 89.4-97.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 526 501 95.9 93.6-97.4 23 3.9 2.4- 6.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 306 291 94.6 89.4-97.3 13 5.1 2.4-10.3 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 342 331 96.7 93.7-98.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Seatbelt Use.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09AUG17.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts