Relevant Population CharacteristicsAccording to 2017 observational surveys of seat belt use, Utah males (86.8%) are less likely than females (91.3%) to wear a seat belt. Seat belt usage rates are considerably higher in urban counties than rural counties. SUV (90.9%) and van (93.4%) occupants had the highest overall seat belt usage. The difference in percentages between urban and rural counties was largest for trucks (85.8% urban and 73.0% rural).
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