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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Seatbelt

Risk Factor for Always or Nearly Always Wearing Seat Belts*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,896 8,302 90.8 89.8-91.8 594 9.2 8.2-10.2
GENDER
Male 3,429 3,070 86.9 85.1-88.5 359 13.1 11.5-14.9
Female 5,467 5,232 94.5 93.5-95.3 235 5.5 4.7- 6.5
RACE
White 6,766 6,366 92.4 91.3-93.3 400 7.6 6.7- 8.7
African American 1,812 1,644 87.2 84.6-89.4 168 12.8 10.6-15.4
Other 240 219 88.7 81.4-93.4 21 11.3 6.6-18.6
HISPANIC
Yes 179 162 86.1 76.6-92.1 17 13.9 7.9-23.4
No 8,545 7,977 91.0 90.0-91.9 568 9.0 8.1-10.0
AGE
18-24 329 266 76.3 70.0-81.6 63 23.7 18.4-30.0
25-34 940 832 88.7 86.1-90.9 108 11.3 9.1-13.9
35-44 1,417 1,293 89.6 87.2-91.6 124 10.4 8.4-12.8
45-54 1,794 1,686 93.9 92.4-95.2 108 6.1 4.8- 7.6
55-64 1,861 1,762 95.0 93.7-96.0 99 5.0 4.0- 6.3
65+ 2,469 2,379 96.2 95.2-97.0 90 3.8 3.0- 4.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,298 1,183 87.2 84.1-89.8 115 12.8 10.2-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,723 2,483 87.0 84.8-89.0 240 13.0 11.0-15.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,196 2,071 93.3 91.5-94.7 125 6.7 5.3- 8.5
College Graduate 2,654 2,541 94.7 93.2-95.9 113 5.3 4.1- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,064 988 89.7 86.1-92.5 76 10.3 7.5-13.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,333 1,199 85.1 81.6-88.0 134 14.9 12.0-18.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,000 924 88.6 85.1-91.3 76 11.4 8.7-14.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,240 1,161 92.4 89.8-94.4 79 7.6 5.6-10.2
$50,000+ 2,977 2,832 93.8 92.4-94.9 145 6.2 5.1- 7.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 704 665 92.6 88.0-95.5 39 7.4 4.5-12.0
Appalachia II 651 618 93.9 90.9-96.0 33 6.1 4.0- 9.1
Appalachia III 493 464 93.5 90.2-95.8 29 6.5 4.2- 9.8
Catawba 379 352 89.1 83.7-92.9 27 10.9 7.1-16.3
Edisto Savannah 1,045 972 90.4 87.0-92.9 73 9.6 7.1-13.0
Low Country 934 870 86.9 82.7-90.2 64 13.1 9.8-17.3
Palmetto 843 794 91.2 87.7-93.7 49 8.8 6.3-12.3
Pee Dee 731 670 88.0 83.9-91.1 61 12.0 8.9-16.1
Trident 1,023 952 91.1 88.0-93.4 71 8.9 6.6-12.0
Upper Savannah 574 541 93.8 90.8-95.9 33 6.2 4.1- 9.2
Waccamaw 938 872 89.8 86.6-92.3 66 10.2 7.7-13.4
Wateree 474 435 86.0 79.9-90.5 39 14.0 9.5-20.1
Region***
Region I 1,278 1,206 93.1 90.4-95.1 72 6.9 4.9- 9.6
Region II 1,144 1,082 93.8 91.7-95.4 62 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Region III 1,222 1,146 90.5 87.7-92.7 76 9.5 7.3-12.3
Region IV 1,205 1,105 87.2 83.9-89.9 100 12.8 10.1-16.1
Region V 1,045 972 90.4 87.0-92.9 73 9.6 7.1-13.0
Region VI 938 872 89.8 86.6-92.3 66 10.2 7.7-13.4
Region VII 1,023 952 91.1 88.0-93.4 71 8.9 6.6-12.0
Region VIII 934 870 86.9 82.7-90.2 64 13.1 9.8-17.3

*Data in this table were derived from the seatbelt questions

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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