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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,525 5,406 97.4 96.6-98.0 76 1.6 1.2- 2.3 43 0.9 0.6- 1.5
GENDER
Male 2,091 2,038 97.2 95.8-98.1 40 2.1 1.3- 3.2 13 0.8 0.3- 1.8
Female 3,434 3,368 97.6 96.7-98.3 36 1.3 0.8- 2.0 30 1.1 0.7- 1.7
RACE
White 4,300 4,206 97.3 96.3-97.9 58 1.6 1.1- 2.4 36 1.1 0.7- 1.7
African American 885 870 98.2 96.5-99.1 12 1.7 0.8- 3.4 *** *** ***
Other minorities 308 299 96.7 91.1-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 252 248 96.4 89.4-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,263 5,148 97.5 96.7-98.1 75 1.7 1.2- 2.4 40 0.8 0.5- 1.3
AGE
18-34 623 605 96.8 94.6-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,895 1,833 96.7 95.3-97.6 45 2.3 1.6- 3.4 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0
55-64 1,176 1,159 98.5 97.1-99.3 11 1.0 0.4- 2.4 *** *** ***
65-74 1,024 1,007 98.8 97.8-99.3 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4 *** *** ***
75+ 758 753 99.2 97.3-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 571 560 96.5 93.1-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,454 1,431 98.1 96.6-98.9 12 1.3 0.6- 2.8 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,366 1,345 98.0 96.4-98.9 14 1.6 0.8- 3.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,120 2,056 96.6 95.1-97.7 47 2.4 1.6- 3.6 17 1.0 0.4- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 542 534 97.2 93.4-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 888 874 97.5 94.6-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 508 491 97.1 94.6-98.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 665 654 98.5 96.7-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 2,035 1,982 97.5 96.3-98.4 40 1.8 1.1- 2.9 13 0.7 0.3- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,595 1,553 96.0 93.8-97.5 27 2.4 1.4- 4.3 15 1.6 0.7- 3.2
No 3,912 3,835 97.8 97.0-98.4 49 1.4 0.9- 2.1 28 0.8 0.4- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 719 706 98.7 97.6-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,804 4,698 97.2 96.4-97.9 68 1.7 1.2- 2.5 38 1.0 0.6- 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).

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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