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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 9,270 8,878 95.2 94.4-95.9 392 4.8 4.1- 5.6
GENDER
Male 3,447 3,220 93.3 91.7-94.5 227 6.7 5.5- 8.3
Female 5,823 5,658 97.0 96.1-97.6 165 3.0 2.4- 3.9
RACE
White 5,922 5,708 95.8 94.8-96.6 214 4.2 3.4- 5.2
African American 2,629 2,482 93.2 91.2-94.7 147 6.8 5.3- 8.8
Other 416 399 96.7 92.9-98.5 17 3.3 1.5- 7.1
HISPANIC
Yes 117 113 99.0 96.9-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
No 8,907 8,529 95.1 94.2-95.8 378 4.9 4.2- 5.8
AGE
18-24 246 219 92.8 88.5-95.6 27 7.2 4.4-11.5
25-34 638 594 95.8 93.9-97.2 44 4.2 2.8- 6.1
35-44 1,108 1,042 92.7 89.8-94.9 66 7.3 5.1-10.2
45-54 1,587 1,515 94.6 92.4-96.3 72 5.4 3.7- 7.6
55-64 2,226 2,153 97.0 95.8-97.8 73 3.0 2.2- 4.2
65+ 3,465 3,355 97.3 96.5-97.9 110 2.7 2.1- 3.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,353 1,274 93.9 91.0-96.0 79 6.1 4.0- 9.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,965 2,819 93.8 92.1-95.1 146 6.2 4.9- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,255 2,164 94.7 92.7-96.3 91 5.3 3.7- 7.3
College Graduate 2,679 2,606 97.5 96.4-98.2 73 2.5 1.8- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,241 1,164 93.2 89.5-95.6 77 6.8 4.4-10.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,642 1,548 92.6 89.8-94.7 94 7.4 5.3-10.2
$25,000- $34,999 963 921 94.4 90.6-96.7 42 5.6 3.3- 9.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,153 1,109 95.3 92.6-97.0 44 4.7 3.0- 7.4
$50,000+ 2,706 2,622 96.5 95.3-97.5 84 3.5 2.5- 4.7
REGION**
Region I 1,189 1,134 95.2 92.7-96.9 55 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Region II 1,083 1,051 96.9 94.7-98.1 32 3.1 1.9- 5.3
Region III 1,186 1,134 95.1 92.8-96.7 52 4.9 3.3- 7.2
Region IV 1,288 1,215 94.0 91.9-95.6 73 6.0 4.4- 8.1
Region V 1,177 1,130 92.1 87.8-94.9 47 7.9 5.1-12.2
Region VI 1,098 1,051 95.1 92.5-96.8 47 4.9 3.2- 7.5
Region VII 1,130 1,083 95.5 93.0-97.2 47 4.5 2.8- 7.0
Region VIII 1,119 1,080 95.2 92.4-97.0 39 4.8 3.0- 7.6

*Data in this table were derived from Seatbelt Use question

** 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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