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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
For the oldest child in your household, how often are seatbelts used when riding in a car? (If oldest child under 5 years old, how often is a car safety seat used?)
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Always 91.2 80.6 94.1 91.6 90.7 95.6 96.9
Nearly always 6.5 11.3 3.5 7.0 8.6
3.1
Sometimes .7 .7 .5 .8 .3 4.4
Seldom .3
.4 .3 .3

Never 1.0 6.5 1.2



Don't know/Not sure .3 1.0 .3 .3


Male Always 91.4 74.2 94.2 92.4 92.3 92.2 100.0
Nearly always 6.0 19.4 2.6 5.2 7.7

Sometimes 1.1 1.9 .9 1.0
7.8
Seldom .5
.9 .6


Never .7 4.5 1.3



Don't know/Not sure .3

.7


Female Always 91.0 84.0 94.0 91.0 89.0 100.0 95.7
Nearly always 6.9 7.1 4.0 8.4 9.7
4.3
Sometimes .4
.3 .6 .7

Seldom .1


.6

Never 1.3 7.5 1.1



Don't know/Not sure .3 1.5 .6



Denominator is: All survey respondents who have an oldest child under the age 16

For the oldest child in your household, how often are seatbelts used when riding in a car? (If oldest child under 5 years old, how often is a car safety seat used?)
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1118 98 342 478 165 23 12
Always 1022 81 319 441 148 22 11
Nearly always 72 10 14 32 15
1
Sometimes 8 1 2 3 1 1
Seldom 3
1 1 1

Never 10 5 5



Don't know/Not sure 3 1 1 1


Male Total 433 34 124 180 78 13 4
Always 394 26 116 166 70 12 4
Nearly always 27 5 4 10 8

Sometimes 5 1 1 2
1
Seldom 2
1 1


Never 4 2 2



Don't know/Not sure 1

1


Female Total 685 64 218 298 87 10 8
Always 628 55 203 275 78 10 7
Nearly always 45 5 10 22 7
1
Sometimes 3
1 1 1

Seldom 1


1

Never 6 3 3



Don't know/Not sure 2 1 1



Denominator is: All survey respondents who have an oldest child under the age 16
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