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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 9,903 9,715 97.7 97.1-98.1 115 1.4 1.0- 1.8 73 1.0 0.7- 1.4
GENDER
Male 3,689 3,605 97.4 96.5-98.1 57 1.6 1.1- 2.3 27 1.0 0.6- 1.8
Female 6,214 6,110 97.9 97.2-98.4 58 1.2 0.8- 1.7 46 0.9 0.6- 1.4
RACE
White 7,709 7,561 97.6 96.9-98.1 90 1.4 1.0- 1.9 58 1.0 0.7- 1.5
African American 1,487 1,464 98.2 96.8-99.0 15 1.1 0.6- 2.2 *** *** ***
Native American 225 220 96.7 91.0-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 425 414 97.3 92.7-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 428 422 97.4 92.9-99.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 201 197 97.6 91.2-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 227 225 97.3 89.8-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 9,455 9,273 97.7 97.1-98.1 113 1.4 1.1- 1.8 69 0.9 0.6- 1.3
AGE
18-34 1,127 1,094 96.8 95.2-97.8 13 1.6 0.9- 3.0 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7
35-44 1,327 1,291 97.1 95.4-98.2 24 1.7 1.0- 3.0 12 1.2 0.5- 2.6
45-54 1,865 1,816 97.3 96.1-98.2 36 1.8 1.2- 2.8 13 0.8 0.4- 1.8
55-64 2,209 2,176 98.7 97.9-99.2 22 0.9 0.5- 1.7 11 0.4 0.2- 0.9
65-74 1,860 1,836 99.0 98.4-99.4 17 0.7 0.4- 1.2 *** *** ***
75+ 1,421 1,408 99.0 98.0-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,136 1,123 98.0 96.2-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,767 2,722 98.1 97.1-98.7 21 1.1 0.6- 1.9 24 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,549 2,508 97.6 96.4-98.4 26 1.6 1.0- 2.7 15 0.8 0.4- 1.6
College Graduate 3,432 3,343 97.1 96.0-97.9 63 2.0 1.4- 2.8 26 0.9 0.5- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,123 1,101 97.9 95.9-98.9 12 1.6 0.7- 3.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,660 1,632 97.6 95.7-98.6 *** *** *** 18 1.6 0.8- 3.2
$25,000- 34,999 987 964 97.9 96.4-98.7 14 1.2 0.6- 2.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 1,254 1,233 98.4 97.0-99.1 14 0.9 0.4- 1.9 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 1,212 1,185 97.0 94.8-98.3 19 2.2 1.1- 4.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 2,065 2,021 98.1 97.0-98.7 36 1.4 0.9- 2.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,087 3,023 96.9 95.5-97.9 38 1.8 1.1- 3.0 26 1.2 0.6- 2.3
No 6,780 6,656 97.9 97.3-98.4 77 1.2 0.9- 1.7 47 0.9 0.6- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,406 1,385 98.5 97.2-99.2 14 1.2 0.5- 2.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 8,495 8,328 97.6 96.9-98.0 101 1.4 1.0- 1.9 66 1.1 0.7- 1.5

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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).

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