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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,849 1,799 96.8 95.6-97.7 20 1.3 0.8- 2.2 30 1.9 1.2- 2.9
GENDER
Male 631 613 97.4 95.6-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 1,218 1,186 96.3 94.4-97.5 *** *** *** 20 2.2 1.3- 3.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,805 1,759 96.9 95.6-97.8 19 1.3 0.8- 2.2 27 1.8 1.2- 2.8
AGE
18-34 382 359 93.4 89.9-95.7 *** *** *** 17 4.5 2.7- 7.4
35-44 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 362 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 404 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 267 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 143 143 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 279 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 549 96.8 94.3-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 554 537 96.5 93.9-98.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 446 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 422 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 483 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,356 1,318 96.4 94.8-97.5 18 1.6 0.9- 2.7 20 2.0 1.3- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 232 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,617 1,573 96.8 95.4-97.7 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9

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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.

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