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2013 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 7,540 7,383 97.4 96.8-97.9 68 1.0 0.8- 1.4 89 1.6 1.2- 2.1
-Piedmont NC 4,413 4,326 97.7 96.9-98.2 41 1.1 0.7- 1.6 46 1.2 0.8- 1.9
GENDER
Male 1,710 1,670 97.4 96.1-98.3 24 1.5 0.9- 2.5 *** *** ***
Female 2,703 2,656 97.9 97.0-98.5 *** *** *** 30 1.4 0.9- 2.2
RACE
White 3,234 3,174 97.8 96.8-98.4 31 1.1 0.7- 1.8 29 1.1 0.7- 1.9
African American 848 830 97.4 95.5-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 296 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 278 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,120 4,039 97.7 96.8-98.3 39 1.1 0.7- 1.7 42 1.2 0.8- 1.9
AGE
18-34 626 597 95.7 93.5-97.2 *** *** *** 21 3.4 2.0- 5.6
35-54 1,379 1,351 98.1 96.9-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 899 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 825 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 652 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 575 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,177 1,149 96.9 95.1-98.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,486 1,452 97.4 96.1-98.2 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 489 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 747 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 411 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 509 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,418 1,390 97.7 96.3-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,199 1,171 97.9 96.6-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,191 3,132 97.6 96.7-98.3 27 1.1 0.7- 1.7 32 1.3 0.9- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 509 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,901 3,826 97.8 97.0-98.3 35 1.0 0.7- 1.6 40 1.2 0.8- 1.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,636 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,777 2,705 97.0 95.9-97.8 34 1.3 0.9- 2.1 38 1.7 1.1- 2.6

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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.

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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