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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 6,097 5,988 98.0 97.5-98.4 68 1.3 0.9- 1.7 41 0.8 0.6- 1.1
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 775 765 98.4 96.6-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 597 589 99.1 98.1-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 1,182 1,156 97.6 96.4-98.4 18 1.6 0.9- 2.7 *** *** ***
Region 5 897 880 97.7 96.1-98.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 433 427 98.6 96.7-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 869 853 97.3 95.2-98.5 11 2.1 1.1- 4.2 *** *** ***
Region 8 745 729 97.6 95.9-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 599 589 98.5 96.9-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,896 1,864 98.3 97.5-98.9 17 0.7 0.4- 1.3 15 1.0 0.5- 1.7
Piedmont 3,312 3,246 97.7 96.9-98.3 45 1.6 1.1- 2.3 21 0.7 0.4- 1.1
Western NC 889 878 98.5 96.9-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 571 561 97.8 95.4-99.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 1,023 1,009 98.8 97.8-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 964 943 97.6 96.2-98.5 16 1.8 1.0- 3.1 *** *** ***
Greensboro 729 721 98.8 97.0-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 504 498 98.7 96.8-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 515 501 96.7 94.3-98.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 897 873 96.5 94.5-97.8 16 2.6 1.4- 4.5 *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 894 882 98.6 97.3-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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**Other includes bisexual or something else.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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