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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,409 1,381 97.9 96.7-98.7 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0 20 1.6 0.9- 2.9
GENDER
Male 538 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 871 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,164 1,142 98.0 96.7-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,347 1,321 97.9 96.6-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 372 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 325 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 314 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 200 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 365 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 440 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 397 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 421 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 979 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,242 1,215 97.8 96.4-98.6 *** *** *** 19 1.7 1.0- 3.1

Back to Sexual Orientation.

**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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