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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,438 6,310 97.4 96.7-97.9 56 1.0 0.7- 1.5 72 1.6 1.1- 2.1
No 1,080 1,052 97.7 96.4-98.5 *** *** *** 16 1.4 0.7- 2.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 118 118 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,194 2,153 96.9 95.5-97.9 *** *** *** 27 2.0 1.3- 3.2
Overweight 2,548 2,497 97.9 96.9-98.6 30 0.9 0.6- 1.5 *** *** ***
Obese 2,241 2,188 97.3 96.3-98.1 21 1.2 0.7- 1.8 32 1.5 1.0- 2.4
Current Smoker
No 6,196 6,087 97.8 97.2-98.3 55 1.1 0.7- 1.5 54 1.1 0.8- 1.6
Yes 1,314 1,266 95.6 93.6-97.0 *** *** *** 35 3.4 2.2- 5.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,008 986 97.3 95.4-98.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 6,451 6,317 97.4 96.8-97.9 60 1.0 0.7- 1.4 74 1.6 1.2- 2.1
Binge Drinker
No 6,685 6,563 97.8 97.2-98.3 53 0.9 0.6- 1.2 69 1.3 1.0- 1.8
Yes 659 629 94.3 91.1-96.4 *** *** *** 16 3.3 1.8- 5.8
Heavy Drinker
No 7,027 6,888 97.5 96.9-98.0 61 1.0 0.7- 1.3 78 1.5 1.1- 2.0
Yes 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 747 726 95.7 92.5-97.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 6,758 6,622 97.6 96.9-98.0 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5 70 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Current Asthma
Yes 635 619 95.9 92.7-97.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 6,869 6,728 97.5 96.9-98.0 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5 75 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,142 1,123 98.6 97.6-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 6,393 6,255 97.3 96.6-97.8 64 1.1 0.8- 1.6 74 1.6 1.2- 2.2
Disability
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

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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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