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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,527 5,392 97.3 96.7-97.8 80 1.6 1.2- 2.0 55 1.1 0.8- 1.6
GENDER
Male 2,183 2,130 97.6 96.7-98.3 39 1.7 1.2- 2.5 *** *** ***
Female 3,344 3,262 97.0 96.1-97.7 41 1.4 1.0- 2.1 41 1.6 1.1- 2.3
RACE
White 4,066 3,974 97.4 96.7-98.0 61 1.7 1.3- 2.3 31 0.9 0.6- 1.4
African American 1,005 973 96.6 94.9-97.7 *** *** *** 18 2.0 1.2- 3.5
Other minorities 416 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,164 5,040 97.3 96.7-97.8 76 1.6 1.2- 2.1 48 1.1 0.8- 1.5
AGE
18-34 921 880 95.9 94.2-97.0 17 1.8 1.1- 3.0 24 2.3 1.5- 3.6
35-54 1,857 1,800 97.0 96.0-97.8 43 2.2 1.5- 3.0 *** *** ***
55-64 1,084 1,065 98.3 97.2-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 933 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 688 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 654 640 97.5 95.6-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,494 1,464 97.4 96.1-98.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,507 1,465 96.9 95.7-97.8 25 2.1 1.4- 3.2 17 1.0 0.5- 1.7
College Graduate 1,856 1,807 97.4 96.4-98.1 36 1.9 1.3- 2.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 596 566 94.8 92.1-96.6 *** *** *** 18 3.0 1.7- 5.3
$15,000- 24,999 909 888 97.7 96.1-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 564 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 691 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,873 1,828 97.5 96.5-98.2 33 1.7 1.2- 2.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,405 1,360 96.1 94.5-97.2 23 2.3 1.4- 3.8 22 1.6 1.0- 2.6
No 4,100 4,011 97.6 96.9-98.1 56 1.4 1.0- 1.9 33 1.0 0.7- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 678 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,847 4,726 97.2 96.6-97.7 70 1.6 1.2- 2.1 51 1.2 0.9- 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.

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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