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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sexual Orientation

Now I'm going to ask you a question about your sexual orientation. I want to remind you that
your answers are kept confidential and you don't have to answer any question if you don't want.

Do you consider yourself to be:

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  Total
Respond.^
Heterosexual/straight Homosexual,gay,lesbian Other**
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,903 9,715 97.7 97.1-98.1 115 1.4 1.0- 1.8 73 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-Eastern NC 2,655 2,619 98.4 97.3-99.0 19 0.7 0.3- 1.4 17 0.9 0.5- 1.9
GENDER
Male 936 924 98.5 96.8-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 1,719 1,695 98.2 96.6-99.1 14 1.2 0.5- 2.7 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,819 1,793 98.4 97.1-99.1 14 0.8 0.3- 1.9 12 0.8 0.3- 1.9
African American 558 551 98.2 94.6-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 262 259 98.5 93.6-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 134 133 99.7 97.7- 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,516 2,481 98.3 97.1-99.0 18 0.7 0.3- 1.5 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0
AGE
18-34 371 363 97.2 93.8-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 810 800 98.6 96.5-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 605 596 99.0 97.8-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 459 455 99.4 97.9-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 381 376 99.2 97.3-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 339 99.9 99.6- 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 809 793 98.1 96.0-99.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 720 710 97.8 94.7-99.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 782 773 98.4 95.3-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 335 326 99.3 98.5-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 440 432 97.2 92.4-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 265 263 99.4 97.1-99.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 375 370 98.4 94.5-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 806 798 99.0 97.2-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 856 842 98.5 95.9-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,786 1,764 98.3 97.0-99.1 12 0.6 0.2- 1.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 431 427 98.3 93.4-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,224 2,192 98.4 97.2-99.1 16 0.6 0.3- 1.2 16 1.1 0.5- 2.2

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**Other includes bisexual or something else.

This question has not been asked in previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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