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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-WHITES

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
-WHITES 7,709 7,561 97.6 96.9-98.1 90 1.4 1.0- 1.9 58 1.0 0.7- 1.5
GENDER
Male 2,944 2,878 97.4 96.3-98.2 46 1.7 1.1- 2.6 20 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Female 4,765 4,683 97.7 96.9-98.4 44 1.1 0.7- 1.8 38 1.1 0.7- 1.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 134 133 97.6 84.8-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 7,568 7,421 97.6 96.9-98.1 90 1.4 1.0- 2.0 57 1.0 0.7- 1.4
AGE
18-34 724 700 96.5 94.5-97.8 *** *** *** 14 1.5 0.8- 2.6
35-44 964 940 97.2 95.0-98.4 15 1.3 0.6- 2.6 *** *** ***
45-54 1,392 1,354 97.0 95.3-98.0 28 2.1 1.2- 3.4 *** *** ***
55-64 1,764 1,735 98.6 97.6-99.2 18 0.9 0.4- 1.8 11 0.5 0.2- 1.1
65-74 1,573 1,553 98.9 98.1-99.3 16 0.8 0.5- 1.5 *** *** ***
75+ 1,229 1,216 98.8 97.5-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 727 716 97.6 95.2-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,089 2,060 98.4 97.5-99.0 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,019 1,991 97.5 96.0-98.5 18 1.7 0.9- 3.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,860 2,780 96.8 95.5-97.7 57 2.1 1.5- 3.1 23 1.0 0.5- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 718 703 97.1 93.6-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,151 1,133 97.9 95.6-99.0 *** *** *** 13 1.5 0.7- 3.4
$25,000- 34,999 754 735 97.2 95.2-98.4 12 1.5 0.7- 3.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 982 967 98.3 96.4-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 1,046 1,022 97.0 94.6-98.4 16 2.0 1.0- 4.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,793 1,753 98.0 96.8-98.7 33 1.4 0.9- 2.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,457 2,410 97.3 95.8-98.3 25 1.5 0.8- 2.9 22 1.1 0.6- 2.1
No 5,226 5,125 97.7 96.9-98.2 65 1.4 0.9- 1.9 36 1.0 0.6- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,163 1,148 98.6 96.8-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,545 6,412 97.4 96.7-98.0 82 1.5 1.0- 2.0 51 1.1 0.8- 1.6

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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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