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2013 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 7,540 7,383 97.4 96.8-97.9 68 1.0 0.8- 1.4 89 1.6 1.2- 2.1
GENDER
Male 2,912 2,836 97.1 96.1-97.8 39 1.4 0.9- 2.1 37 1.5 1.0- 2.4
Female 4,628 4,547 97.7 97.0-98.3 29 0.7 0.4- 1.1 52 1.6 1.1- 2.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,149 5,037 97.3 96.6-97.9 53 1.2 0.8- 1.7 59 1.5 1.0- 2.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,396 1,370 97.7 96.1-98.6 *** *** *** 17 1.8 0.9- 3.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 347 344 99.2 95.5-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 196 189 95.3 88.9-98.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 396 389 98.1 95.6-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 1,011 962 95.1 93.2-96.4 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 38 4.0 2.8- 5.6
35-44 991 973 98.0 96.3-98.9 11 1.1 0.5- 2.7 *** *** ***
45-49 1,280 1,241 97.2 95.9-98.2 25 1.9 1.2- 3.0 14 0.9 0.4- 2.0
55-64 1,608 1,581 98.7 97.8-99.2 14 0.7 0.3- 1.6 13 0.6 0.3- 1.1
65-74 1,467 1,453 98.9 97.8-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 1,126 1,117 99.4 98.4-99.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,008 995 98.0 96.2-99.0 *** *** *** 12 1.9 1.0- 3.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,090 2,054 98.0 96.9-98.8 *** *** *** 26 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,079 2,024 96.6 95.2-97.5 24 1.5 0.9- 2.5 31 1.9 1.2- 3.0
College Graduate 2,354 2,301 97.4 96.4-98.1 33 1.6 1.1- 2.5 20 1.0 0.6- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 931 902 95.7 93.2-97.4 *** *** *** 20 3.3 1.9- 5.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,335 1,312 98.5 97.5-99.1 *** *** *** 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0
$25,000- 34,999 750 734 97.5 95.6-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 875 853 97.1 95.3-98.3 *** *** *** 12 1.3 0.6- 2.8
$50,000-74,999 825 803 96.5 93.9-98.0 12 2.3 1.0- 5.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,417 1,396 98.3 97.1-99.0 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,238 2,184 97.3 96.1-98.1 22 1.0 0.6- 1.6 32 1.7 1.1- 2.8
No 5,263 5,161 97.5 96.8-98.0 45 1.0 0.7- 1.5 57 1.5 1.1- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 987 968 97.4 95.3-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,550 6,412 97.4 96.8-97.9 59 1.0 0.7- 1.4 79 1.6 1.2- 2.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,911 3,846 97.8 97.0-98.4 25 0.7 0.4- 1.2 40 1.4 0.9- 2.2
No 3,629 3,537 97.0 96.0-97.7 43 1.4 0.9- 2.0 49 1.7 1.2- 2.4

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**Other includes bisexual or something else.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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