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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,723 1,690 97.4 95.7-98.4 20 1.5 0.8- 2.9 13 1.1 0.4- 2.5
GENDER
Male 662 643 96.2 92.6-98.1 12 2.4 1.1- 5.2 *** *** ***
Female 1,061 1,047 98.5 97.3-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,590 1,562 97.5 95.6-98.6 18 1.5 0.8- 3.0 *** *** ***
Other minorities 124 119 96.6 91.3-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,676 1,644 97.4 95.6-98.4 20 1.6 0.9- 3.0 12 1.0 0.4- 2.6
AGE
18-34 133 126 95.2 88.9-98.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 487 474 97.1 93.2-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 428 421 99.0 97.8-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 377 374 99.0 96.9-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 282 279 98.2 93.6-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 224 99.6 97.3-99.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 504 498 98.1 95.0-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 463 453 95.7 90.6-98.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 530 514 97.6 95.8-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 241 97.5 92.5-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 332 326 98.7 96.3-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 214 210 97.7 93.5-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 214 209 97.7 93.2-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 436 426 95.4 88.7-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 636 628 97.5 92.8-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,082 1,057 97.3 95.4-98.5 16 1.8 0.8- 3.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 256 252 98.1 94.4-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,467 1,438 97.3 95.3-98.4 17 1.5 0.7- 3.0 12 1.2 0.5- 2.9

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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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