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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 4,765 4,683 97.7 96.9-98.4 44 1.1 0.7- 1.8 38 1.1 0.7- 1.8
African American 1,025 1,012 98.6 97.1-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 390 381 97.4 94.3-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 655 97.1 95.0-98.4 *** *** *** 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7
35-44 830 806 97.4 95.7-98.5 16 1.6 0.8- 2.9 *** *** ***
45-54 1,162 1,136 97.2 95.2-98.4 17 1.6 0.8- 3.2 *** *** ***
55-64 1,376 1,355 98.7 97.7-99.3 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0 *** *** ***
65-74 1,144 1,136 99.5 98.8-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 961 953 99.1 97.6-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 705 696 97.9 95.3-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,732 1,706 98.2 96.9-98.9 *** *** *** 16 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,679 1,659 98.3 96.9-99.1 11 1.2 0.5- 2.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,089 2,040 97.1 95.7-98.1 33 1.8 1.1- 2.9 16 1.1 0.5- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 792 778 97.6 94.4-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,075 1,057 97.7 95.3-98.9 *** *** *** 12 1.3 0.5- 3.2
$25,000- 34,999 611 600 98.1 96.1-99.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 742 734 98.7 96.4-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 689 672 97.3 94.3-98.7 13 2.2 0.9- 5.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,138 1,117 98.4 97.3-99.0 17 1.2 0.6- 2.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,011 1,972 97.1 95.3-98.2 22 2.0 1.0- 3.8 17 0.9 0.5- 1.8
No 4,181 4,116 98.2 97.5-98.7 36 0.9 0.6- 1.4 29 0.9 0.5- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 129 123 92.8 78.3-97.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,085 5,987 98.0 97.4-98.5 53 1.0 0.7- 1.6 45 0.9 0.6- 1.4

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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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