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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 10,341 10,107 97.4 96.9-97.8 120 1.3 1.1- 1.6 114 1.3 1.0- 1.6
-Eastern NC 3,405 3,334 97.5 96.7-98.2 32 1.1 0.7- 1.8 39 1.3 0.9- 2.0
GENDER
Male 1,284 1,248 97.3 95.9-98.2 *** *** *** 20 1.4 0.8- 2.4
Female 2,121 2,086 97.7 96.5-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 2,170 2,123 97.6 96.6-98.4 22 1.1 0.6- 1.9 25 1.3 0.8- 2.1
African American 732 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 481 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,225 3,156 97.4 96.5-98.1 32 1.2 0.8- 1.9 37 1.4 0.9- 2.1
AGE
18-34 518 498 95.5 92.7-97.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,034 1,007 97.7 96.4-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 747 731 98.1 96.8-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 645 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 434 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,015 997 97.9 96.3-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 995 975 97.2 95.2-98.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 990 965 97.4 95.7-98.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 420 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 589 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 399 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 446 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 996 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,006 980 97.5 95.7-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,381 2,336 97.5 96.5-98.3 20 1.0 0.6- 1.7 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 513 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,892 2,828 97.3 96.3-98.0 29 1.3 0.8- 2.0 35 1.4 0.9- 2.2

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**Other includes bisexual or something else.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

**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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