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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Seatbelt Use

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

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  Total #
Respondents
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 10,071 8,499 82.1 80.7-83.5 967 10.5 9.5-11.7 356 4.1 3.5- 4.9 99 1.5 1.0- 2.1 150 1.8 1.3- 2.3
GENDER
Male 3,656 2,851 76.0 73.5-78.4 465 13.2 11.4-15.3 189 5.6 4.4- 7.1 63 2.4 1.6- 3.7 88 2.7 1.9- 3.8
Female 6,415 5,648 87.7 86.3-89.0 502 8.0 7.0- 9.2 167 2.8 2.1- 3.6 36 0.6 0.4- 1.0 62 0.9 0.6- 1.3
RACE
White 6,619 5,668 84.3 82.7-85.8 612 9.5 8.4-10.7 180 3.0 2.3- 3.8 60 1.7 1.1- 2.6 99 1.6 1.2- 2.1
African American 2,664 2,162 74.9 71.4-78.2 299 14.7 12.0-17.7 144 7.6 5.7-10.1 27 1.1 0.6- 2.0 32 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Other 479 401 86.8 81.4-90.8 36 6.6 4.2-10.3 21 3.1 1.5- 6.0 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5 12 2.4 0.7- 7.9
HISPANIC
Yes 176 151 88.1 80.2-93.1 12 6.3 3.1-12.4 7 4.0 1.4-11.2 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
No 9,642 8,131 82.0 80.5-83.4 937 10.6 9.6-11.8 340 4.1 3.4- 5.0 92 1.5 1.0- 2.2 142 1.8 1.3- 2.3
AGE
18-24 315 201 65.0 56.9-72.3 63 21.2 15.2-28.7 32 6.5 4.2-10.1 11 4.6 1.9-10.6 8 2.7 1.0- 6.9
25-34 848 641 77.0 72.7-80.8 124 12.5 9.9-15.6 53 6.7 4.5-10.0 15 1.7 0.7- 3.7 15 2.2 1.1- 4.3
35-44 1,367 1,108 84.0 81.1-86.4 149 8.5 6.7-10.7 68 4.7 3.3- 6.5 16 1.0 0.6- 1.9 26 1.8 1.1- 3.0
45-54 2,009 1,682 84.2 81.6-86.5 208 10.0 8.2-12.1 72 3.1 2.1- 4.5 16 1.0 0.5- 2.1 31 1.8 1.1- 3.0
55-64 2,260 1,966 88.6 86.7-90.3 181 7.1 5.8- 8.7 69 2.2 1.6- 3.0 17 0.9 0.5- 1.8 27 1.1 0.7- 1.9
65+ 3,272 2,901 88.0 86.3-89.6 242 7.8 6.5- 9.2 62 2.0 1.4- 2.9 24 0.9 0.5- 1.6 43 1.3 0.9- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,360 1,132 77.2 72.7-81.2 102 9.5 6.9-12.9 72 7.3 5.3-10.2 20 1.7 0.8- 3.4 34 4.3 2.3- 7.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,380 2,835 80.8 78.1-83.2 317 10.3 8.6-12.4 133 5.2 3.9- 6.8 35 1.9 1.0- 3.5 60 1.9 1.2- 2.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,441 2,033 81.8 78.9-84.5 266 11.3 9.3-13.6 83 3.7 2.4- 5.6 23 1.5 0.8- 2.7 36 1.7 0.9- 3.1
College Graduate 2,871 2,482 85.6 83.1-87.8 282 10.4 8.5-12.6 67 2.2 1.4- 3.4 21 1.0 0.4- 2.3 19 0.8 0.4- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,212 1,016 80.9 76.7-84.6 97 8.4 6.0-11.6 57 6.1 4.1- 9.2 17 1.7 0.9- 3.2 25 2.8 1.5- 5.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,638 1,367 80.0 75.8-83.6 144 10.5 7.7-14.3 74 6.1 4.2- 8.7 22 1.5 0.8- 2.8 31 1.9 1.1- 3.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,090 894 79.8 75.4-83.6 129 13.7 10.5-17.8 43 3.6 2.3- 5.4 10 1.9 0.8- 4.2 14 1.0 0.5- 2.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,302 1,065 80.7 76.1-84.6 157 10.7 8.2-13.7 46 3.7 2.2- 6.2 16 3.4 1.4- 8.3 18 1.4 0.7- 2.7
$50,000+ 3,270 2,792 85.1 82.9-87.0 325 9.7 8.1-11.5 87 2.9 2.1- 4.0 23 0.7 0.4- 1.3 43 1.7 1.0- 2.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 419 361 81.6 75.6-86.4 35 10.2 6.8-15.2 12 4.2 2.1- 8.3 3 1.5 0.5- 5.0 8 2.4 1.0- 5.9
Appalachia II 680 604 86.9 82.6-90.3 44 8.0 5.3-11.8 17 2.7 1.4- 5.1 7 1.3 0.5- 3.1 8 1.1 0.4- 3.0
Appalachia III 555 468 79.6 72.4-85.3 53 12.4 7.8-19.2 19 3.9 1.9- 7.6 3 1.2 0.2- 6.3 12 2.9 1.3- 6.4
Catawba 262 224 86.3 80.3-90.7 25 7.7 4.8-12.0 7 2.5 1.0- 6.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 5 3.1 1.0- 9.0
Edisto Savannah 1,233 1,027 78.8 74.6-82.5 131 12.9 9.9-16.7 50 5.3 3.5- 8.0 10 1.5 0.6- 3.6 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Low Country 1,200 980 78.6 74.8-82.0 145 16.0 12.8-19.8 39 2.9 2.0- 4.2 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9 21 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Palmetto 1,059 915 81.9 76.5-86.3 89 9.7 6.8-13.6 31 4.6 2.3- 8.8 15 3.3 1.4- 7.7 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Pee Dee 670 559 79.5 74.3-83.9 69 12.8 9.3-17.6 23 4.5 2.6- 7.8 9 1.7 0.6- 4.4 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Trident 1,182 1,017 85.7 82.1-88.7 93 8.6 6.3-11.5 49 3.5 2.4- 5.2 7 0.5 0.2- 1.5 16 1.6 0.6- 4.5
Upper Savannah 917 760 79.1 73.4-83.8 99 10.3 7.5-14.0 37 8.0 4.6-13.6 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 15 2.0 0.8- 4.7
Waccamaw 1,234 1,041 80.2 76.0-83.8 109 11.2 8.3-14.9 52 4.3 3.0- 6.0 14 1.9 0.8- 4.4 18 2.4 1.3- 4.5
Wateree 550 446 78.2 72.7-82.9 66 11.5 8.4-15.6 17 6.0 3.4-10.6 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0 12 2.8 1.3- 5.7
Region***
Region I 1,336 1,121 80.4 76.4-83.9 134 10.3 7.9-13.3 49 6.0 3.9- 9.1 9 1.1 0.4- 2.8 23 2.2 1.2- 4.2
Region II 1,235 1,072 83.9 80.1-87.2 97 9.8 7.2-13.2 36 3.2 1.9- 5.1 10 1.2 0.5- 2.9 20 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Region III 1,321 1,139 83.4 79.3-86.8 114 9.0 6.8-11.9 38 3.9 2.2- 6.8 16 2.4 1.0- 5.3 14 1.3 0.6- 3.2
Region IV 1,220 1,005 79.0 75.2-82.3 135 12.3 9.7-15.5 40 5.1 3.4- 7.6 18 1.6 0.8- 3.1 22 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Region V 1,233 1,027 78.8 74.6-82.5 131 12.9 9.9-16.7 50 5.3 3.5- 8.0 10 1.5 0.6- 3.6 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Region VI 1,234 1,041 80.2 76.0-83.8 109 11.2 8.3-14.9 52 4.3 3.0- 6.0 14 1.9 0.8- 4.4 18 2.4 1.3- 4.5
Region VII 1,182 1,017 85.7 82.1-88.7 93 8.6 6.3-11.5 49 3.5 2.4- 5.2 7 0.5 0.2- 1.5 16 1.6 0.6- 4.5
Region VIII 1,200 980 78.6 74.8-82.0 145 16.0 12.8-19.8 39 2.9 2.0- 4.2 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9 21 1.5 0.9- 2.6

#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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