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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-FEMALES

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%)
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
-FEMALES 6,319 6,203 97.5 96.9-98.0 59 1.2 0.9- 1.6 57 1.4 1.0- 1.8
RACE
White 4,478 4,401 97.7 97.0-98.3 42 1.1 0.8- 1.6 35 1.2 0.8- 1.7
African American 1,213 1,186 96.6 94.7-97.8 *** *** *** 15 1.9 1.1- 3.3
Other Minorities 579 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 931 889 94.9 92.9-96.3 *** *** *** 31 3.8 2.6- 5.5
35-44 831 809 97.4 95.8-98.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 1,118 1,092 98.0 96.8-98.7 20 1.7 1.0- 2.7 *** *** ***
55-64 1,299 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 1,189 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 891 *** *** *** 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 705 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,795 1,770 97.8 96.4-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,833 1,800 97.6 96.5-98.4 *** *** *** 19 1.2 0.7- 1.9
College Graduate 1,970 1,922 96.8 95.6-97.7 30 1.7 1.1- 2.5 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 798 771 95.6 93.4-97.2 *** *** *** 18 3.1 1.8- 5.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,120 1,100 97.3 95.2-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 674 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 760 745 96.9 94.5-98.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 742 726 97.8 96.2-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,029 1,009 97.5 95.9-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,773 1,732 96.7 95.2-97.7 21 1.6 0.9- 2.6 20 1.8 1.0- 3.0
No 4,524 4,449 97.7 97.0-98.3 38 1.1 0.7- 1.5 37 1.2 0.8- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,195 6,087 97.6 97.0-98.1 54 1.1 0.8- 1.5 54 1.3 0.9- 1.8

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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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