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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Seatbelt Use

Risk factor for always or nearly always wear seat belts*

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  Total #
Respondents
Always\Nearly always Sometimes\Seldom\Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,083 9,478 92.6 91.6-93.6 605 7.4 6.4- 8.4
GENDER
Male 3,663 3,323 89.3 87.3-91.0 340 10.7 9.0-12.7
Female 6,420 6,155 95.7 94.8-96.5 265 4.3 3.5- 5.2
RACE
White 6,625 6,286 93.8 92.6-94.8 339 6.2 5.2- 7.4
African American 2,667 2,464 89.6 86.9-91.8 203 10.4 8.2-13.1
Other 480 438 93.4 88.7-96.2 42 6.6 3.8-11.3
HISPANIC
Yes 176 163 94.4 87.7-97.5 13 5.6 2.5-12.3
No 9,652 9,078 92.6 91.5-93.6 574 7.4 6.4- 8.5
AGE
18-24 315 264 86.2 80.0-90.7 51 13.8 9.3-20.0
25-34 848 765 89.4 85.7-92.3 83 10.6 7.7-14.3
35-44 1,370 1,260 92.5 90.4-94.2 110 7.5 5.8- 9.6
45-54 2,011 1,892 94.1 92.2-95.6 119 5.9 4.4- 7.8
55-64 2,263 2,150 95.7 94.5-96.7 113 4.3 3.3- 5.5
65+ 3,276 3,147 95.8 94.7-96.7 129 4.2 3.3- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,368 1,242 86.8 82.8-89.9 126 13.2 10.1-17.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,382 3,154 91.1 89.0-92.9 228 8.9 7.1-11.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,441 2,299 93.1 90.8-94.9 142 6.9 5.1- 9.2
College Graduate 2,873 2,766 96.0 94.4-97.2 107 4.0 2.8- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,214 1,115 89.4 85.8-92.1 99 10.6 7.9-14.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,640 1,513 90.5 87.7-92.8 127 9.5 7.2-12.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,091 1,024 93.6 90.9-95.5 67 6.4 4.5- 9.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,304 1,224 91.4 87.0-94.4 80 8.6 5.6-13.0
$50,000+ 3,272 3,119 94.7 93.3-95.9 153 5.3 4.1- 6.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 419 396 91.8 86.9-95.0 23 8.2 5.0-13.1
Appalachia II 680 648 94.9 92.0-96.8 32 5.1 3.2- 8.0
Appalachia III 556 522 92.0 87.0-95.2 34 8.0 4.8-13.0
Catawba 262 249 94.0 88.4-97.0 13 6.0 3.0-11.6
Edisto Savannah 1,234 1,159 91.8 88.7-94.0 75 8.2 6.0-11.3
Low Country 1,200 1,125 94.6 92.9-95.9 75 5.4 4.1- 7.1
Palmetto 1,062 1,007 91.7 86.6-94.9 55 8.3 5.1-13.4
Pee Dee 671 629 92.3 88.7-94.9 42 7.7 5.1-11.3
Trident 1,184 1,112 94.3 91.7-96.1 72 5.7 3.9- 8.3
Upper Savannah 920 862 89.4 83.8-93.2 58 10.6 6.8-16.2
Waccamaw 1,234 1,150 91.4 88.4-93.6 84 8.6 6.4-11.6
Wateree 551 513 89.7 84.9-93.1 38 10.3 6.9-15.1
Region***
Region I 1,339 1,258 90.7 87.2-93.3 81 9.3 6.7-12.8
Region II 1,236 1,170 93.7 91.2-95.6 66 6.3 4.4- 8.8
Region III 1,324 1,256 92.4 88.8-95.0 68 7.6 5.0-11.2
Region IV 1,222 1,142 91.3 88.6-93.5 80 8.7 6.5-11.4
Region V 1,234 1,159 91.8 88.7-94.0 75 8.2 6.0-11.3
Region VI 1,234 1,150 91.4 88.4-93.6 84 8.6 6.4-11.6
Region VII 1,184 1,112 94.3 91.7-96.1 72 5.7 3.9- 8.3
Region VIII 1,200 1,125 94.6 92.9-95.9 75 5.4 4.1- 7.1

*Data in this table were derived from Seatbelt Use question

#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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