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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Seatbelt Use

Risk factor for always wear seat belts*

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  Total #
Respondents
Always Don't always
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,270 8,089 85.2 83.7-86.6 1,181 14.8 13.4-16.3
GENDER
Male 3,447 2,824 81.1 78.5-83.4 623 18.9 16.6-21.5
Female 5,823 5,265 88.9 87.2-90.4 558 11.1 9.6-12.8
RACE
White 5,922 5,213 86.4 84.6-88.0 709 13.6 12.0-15.4
African American 2,629 2,237 81.1 77.6-84.1 392 18.9 15.9-22.4
Other 416 363 86.5 79.3-91.4 53 13.5 8.6-20.7
HISPANIC
Yes 117 103 85.5 67.8-94.3 14 14.5 5.7-32.2
No 8,907 7,759 85.0 83.5-86.4 1,148 15.0 13.6-16.5
AGE
18-24 246 188 77.5 69.2-84.1 58 22.5 15.9-30.8
25-34 638 510 82.6 77.7-86.6 128 17.4 13.4-22.3
35-44 1,108 926 83.0 79.4-86.2 182 17.0 13.8-20.6
45-54 1,587 1,363 85.0 82.1-87.5 224 15.0 12.5-17.9
55-64 2,226 1,985 89.5 87.4-91.3 241 10.5 8.7-12.6
65+ 3,465 3,117 90.5 89.0-91.8 348 9.5 8.2-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,353 1,168 85.5 81.3-88.9 185 14.5 11.1-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,965 2,575 83.2 80.5-85.6 390 16.8 14.4-19.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,255 1,957 84.1 80.6-87.1 298 15.9 12.9-19.4
College Graduate 2,679 2,374 87.9 85.4-90.0 305 12.1 10.0-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,241 1,067 84.5 79.8-88.4 174 15.5 11.6-20.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,642 1,408 84.4 80.7-87.5 234 15.6 12.5-19.3
$25,000- $34,999 963 818 83.0 77.8-87.2 145 17.0 12.8-22.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,153 1,025 87.0 83.1-90.1 128 13.0 9.9-16.9
$50,000+ 2,706 2,364 85.2 82.5-87.6 342 14.8 12.4-17.5
REGION**
Region I 1,189 1,032 85.4 81.7-88.4 157 14.6 11.6-18.3
Region II 1,083 964 84.8 80.2-88.5 119 15.2 11.5-19.8
Region III 1,186 1,042 87.2 83.4-90.3 144 12.8 9.7-16.6
Region IV 1,288 1,085 82.4 79.0-85.3 203 17.6 14.7-21.0
Region V 1,177 1,027 83.4 79.2-86.8 150 16.6 13.2-20.8
Region VI 1,098 957 85.7 82.2-88.7 141 14.3 11.3-17.8
Region VII 1,130 998 85.2 80.6-88.8 132 14.8 11.2-19.4
Region VIII 1,119 984 85.6 82.0-88.6 135 14.4 11.4-18.0

*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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