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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,487 1,464 98.2 96.8-99.0 15 1.1 0.6- 2.2 8 0.7 0.2- 1.9
GENDER
Male 462 452 97.7 94.7-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 1,025 1,012 98.6 97.1-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,467 1,444 98.1 96.7-99.0 15 1.2 0.6- 2.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 227 221 96.9 92.5-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 203 198 97.6 93.7-99.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 319 314 99.0 97.5-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 339 336 98.9 95.9-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 224 220 99.3 98.1-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 158 158 100 98.1- 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 228 99.4 95.5-99.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 476 97.6 94.9-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 391 385 98.0 94.0-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 377 373 98.6 95.5-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 279 98.6 95.3-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 344 340 98.5 94.6-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 166 164 99.7 98.8-99.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 202 199 98.9 96.5-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 119 116 95.9 82.4-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 163 162 98.9 92.4-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 443 433 96.7 92.4-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,036 1,023 98.6 97.0-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 170 98.5 96.0-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,313 1,294 98.1 96.5-99.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.3 *** *** ***

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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