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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Use of Seatbelts

How often do you use seatbelts 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%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,489 3,425 74.8 72.9-76.5 567 12.4 11.2-13.8 262 6.1 5.2- 7.2 112 3.2 2.4- 4.2 123 3.5 2.7- 4.5
GENDER
Male 1,742 1,183 67.6 64.5-70.6 269 14.6 12.6-17.0 133 7.4 6.0- 9.2 73 4.8 3.5- 6.7 84 5.5 4.0- 7.3
Female 2,747 2,242 81.3 79.2-83.2 298 10.4 9.0-11.9 129 5.0 3.9- 6.3 39 1.7 1.1- 2.6 39 1.7 1.1- 2.5
RACE
White 3,351 2,584 76.9 74.9-78.7 426 12.5 11.1-14.1 170 4.9 4.0- 5.9 80 2.6 1.9- 3.5 91 3.1 2.4- 4.1
African American 995 723 68.7 64.3-72.8 135 13.4 10.7-16.8 84 9.4 7.1-12.3 25 3.8 2.4- 5.9 28 4.6 2.7- 7.8
Other Minorities 101 85 76.0 60.5-86.7 4 5.6 1.9-15.3 4 6.9 2.5-17.5 5 9.1 2.4-29.2 3 2.4 0.5-11.1
HISPANIC
Yes 99 73 70.0 54.4-82.1 14 11.8 5.5-23.3 4 2.8 0.7-10.7 4 9.9 2.7-30.8 4 5.4 1.9-14.6
No 4,321 3,302 75.1 73.3-76.9 542 12.3 11.1-13.7 253 6.3 5.3- 7.4 108 3.0 2.3- 3.8 116 3.3 2.6- 4.3
AGE
18-24 313 187 60.2 53.1-67.0 53 15.3 10.9-20.9 39 11.0 7.6-15.6 17 6.6 3.7-11.5 17 6.9 3.7-12.5
25-34 745 522 69.6 64.9-73.9 112 14.4 11.5-17.8 59 8.2 6.0-11.1 23 3.6 1.6- 7.8 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5
35-44 894 683 77.2 73.4-80.6 112 11.1 8.8-13.9 48 5.8 4.0- 8.3 23 3.2 1.9- 5.2 28 2.8 1.6- 4.6
45-54 888 678 74.9 70.7-78.6 121 14.1 11.3-17.5 51 6.0 4.0- 8.8 21 2.4 1.4- 3.9 17 2.7 1.4- 5.0
55-64 718 579 81.6 77.6-85.1 84 11.8 8.9-15.4 26 2.3 1.3- 4.0 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7 18 3.0 1.7- 5.1
65+ 895 746 84.2 81.0-86.9 84 8.3 6.4-10.7 35 3.4 2.2- 5.2 16 2.0 1.1- 3.6 14 2.1 1.1- 4.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 681 496 66.0 60.3-71.3 74 12.3 8.9-16.7 61 9.2 6.6-12.6 20 6.6 3.4-12.2 30 6.0 3.8- 9.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,429 1,026 69.7 66.2-73.0 193 13.1 10.9-15.7 108 7.6 5.9- 9.8 51 4.6 3.2- 6.6 51 4.9 3.3- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 864 77.8 74.5-80.8 146 11.5 9.4-14.0 58 6.2 4.5- 8.5 23 1.8 1.1- 2.9 28 2.7 1.7- 4.3
College Graduate 1,256 1,035 82.4 79.5-85.0 154 12.6 10.4-15.1 35 2.8 1.8- 4.2 18 1.0 0.5- 1.9 14 1.3 0.5- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 602 443 69.3 63.2-74.8 76 13.2 9.4-18.2 51 10.8 7.5-15.3 16 4.1 2.0- 8.3 16 2.5 1.2- 5.2
$15,000- 24,999 792 576 69.9 65.0-74.4 104 12.8 10.0-16.2 53 7.2 4.9-10.3 25 5.0 2.7- 9.3 34 5.1 3.2- 8.1
$25,000- 34,999 580 433 72.4 67.1-77.2 74 12.8 9.6-16.8 35 6.1 3.9- 9.3 18 4.0 2.1- 7.4 20 4.7 2.8- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 730 550 72.7 67.8-77.1 104 14.7 11.5-18.6 42 6.5 4.4- 9.5 16 1.9 1.0- 3.3 18 4.2 2.1- 8.3
$50,000+ 1,232 990 81.5 78.7-84.1 136 10.2 8.3-12.5 59 4.1 2.9- 5.6 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3 23 2.2 1.3- 3.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 151 77.2 69.7-83.3 24 13.1 8.5-19.7 12 6.8 3.6-12.4 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 3 1.5 0.5- 4.9
Appalachia II 375 297 78.9 73.8-83.3 48 13.6 10.1-18.2 19 4.8 2.9- 7.8 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Appalachia III 275 208 76.2 70.2-81.4 40 14.1 10.2-19.3 11 3.4 1.8- 6.5 6 2.6 1.1- 6.3 10 3.6 1.8- 6.9
Catawba 206 164 75.8 67.4-82.6 22 11.8 7.2-18.9 11 6.9 3.6-12.8 5 3.4 1.1- 9.9 4 2.0 0.6- 6.4
Edisto 93 62 57.7 45.3-69.2 16 16.6 9.5-27.2 8 13.9 6.7-26.5 5 9.6 3.9-21.8 2 2.2 0.6- 8.6
Low Country 186 141 73.0 64.9-79.8 26 13.5 9.0-19.8 9 4.2 2.1- 8.0 5 4.8 2.0-11.5 5 4.5 1.7-11.2
Palmetto 480 380 78.9 74.2-82.9 55 11.4 8.5-15.3 22 4.7 2.9- 7.4 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6 16 3.0 1.6- 5.3
Pee Dee 1,340 990 70.7 67.0-74.1 185 14.7 12.3-17.4 98 9.3 7.0-12.2 33 2.7 1.7- 4.2 34 2.7 1.8- 4.2
Savannah 154 123 73.1 62.7-81.4 20 14.3 8.8-22.3 6 7.0 2.8-16.1 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 3 5.0 1.4-16.2
Trident 413 333 78.0 72.8-82.5 40 9.6 6.8-13.5 20 6.4 4.0-10.2 12 3.4 1.8- 6.4 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6
Upper Savannah 297 220 70.2 61.8-77.5 45 15.5 10.1-23.0 13 6.1 2.8-12.9 10 3.5 1.6- 7.6 9 4.7 2.0-10.4
Waccamaw 266 202 69.9 60.9-77.5 16 5.3 2.9- 9.5 20 7.0 4.2-11.5 12 6.6 2.6-15.8 16 11.2 6.2-19.4
Wateree 156 114 73.4 63.5-81.4 24 16.0 9.7-25.2 8 4.4 2.0- 9.2 4 3.9 1.1-13.3 6 2.3 0.9- 5.9

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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