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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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.

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  Total
Respond.^
Heterosexual/straight Homosexual,gay,lesbian Other**
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,341 10,107 97.4 96.9-97.8 120 1.3 1.1- 1.6 114 1.3 1.0- 1.6
GENDER
Male 4,005 3,904 97.7 97.0-98.2 61 1.5 1.1- 2.0 40 0.9 0.6- 1.3
Female 6,336 6,203 97.1 96.5-97.7 59 1.2 0.8- 1.6 74 1.7 1.3- 2.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 7,254 7,098 97.6 97.1-98.0 88 1.4 1.1- 1.7 68 1.0 0.8- 1.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,808 1,761 96.9 95.6-97.8 19 1.3 0.8- 2.2 28 1.8 1.2- 2.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 395 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 581 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 1,631 1,560 95.6 94.3-96.6 27 1.7 1.1- 2.6 44 2.7 1.9- 3.7
35-44 1,436 1,397 97.2 96.0-98.0 25 1.9 1.3- 2.9 *** *** ***
45-54 1,827 1,776 97.5 96.5-98.2 33 1.5 1.0- 2.2 *** *** ***
55-64 2,156 2,114 98.3 97.6-98.8 23 1.0 0.6- 1.7 19 0.7 0.4- 1.1
65-74 1,892 1,873 99.2 98.6-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 1,322 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,229 1,203 97.6 96.2-98.5 *** *** *** 18 1.7 0.9- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,932 2,881 97.8 97.0-98.5 20 0.8 0.5- 1.4 31 1.3 0.9- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,867 2,797 97.0 96.1-97.7 36 1.7 1.2- 2.4 34 1.3 0.9- 1.9
College Graduate 3,286 3,199 97.2 96.5-97.9 56 1.7 1.3- 2.3 31 1.0 0.7- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,214 1,158 95.0 93.1-96.4 21 2.0 1.1- 3.3 35 3.0 2.0- 4.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,765 1,728 97.5 96.2-98.3 *** *** *** 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,121 1,100 97.8 96.4-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 1,296 1,266 97.3 95.8-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 1,260 1,230 97.5 96.2-98.4 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 2,006 1,969 98.1 97.2-98.7 23 1.1 0.7- 1.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,832 2,748 96.5 95.4-97.3 39 1.9 1.3- 2.7 45 1.7 1.1- 2.4
No 7,460 7,311 97.7 97.2-98.1 80 1.2 0.9- 1.5 69 1.2 0.9- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,358 1,336 98.2 97.0-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 8,981 8,769 97.3 96.8-97.7 107 1.4 1.1- 1.7 105 1.4 1.1- 1.7

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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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