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2014 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 6,097 5,988 98.0 97.5-98.4 68 1.3 0.9- 1.7 41 0.8 0.6- 1.1
-Piedmont NC 3,312 3,246 97.7 96.9-98.3 45 1.6 1.1- 2.3 21 0.7 0.4- 1.1
GENDER
Male 1,407 1,374 97.6 96.5-98.4 28 2.0 1.3- 3.1 *** *** ***
Female 1,905 1,872 97.7 96.6-98.5 17 1.3 0.7- 2.3 16 1.0 0.6- 1.7
RACE
White 2,355 2,303 97.5 96.5-98.2 36 1.8 1.2- 2.8 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2
African American 670 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 252 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 255 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,038 2,976 97.6 96.8-98.2 43 1.7 1.2- 2.5 19 0.7 0.4- 1.1
AGE
18-34 532 509 96.1 93.9-97.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,009 988 97.8 96.4-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 672 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 609 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 445 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 846 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 861 845 98.1 96.6-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,204 1,172 96.8 95.4-97.8 24 2.4 1.5- 3.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 534 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 311 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 363 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,134 1,116 98.0 96.7-98.8 14 1.7 0.9- 3.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 880 858 96.1 93.6-97.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,415 2,371 98.1 97.4-98.6 33 1.4 1.0- 2.1 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 400 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,910 2,852 97.7 96.9-98.3 39 1.6 1.1- 2.3 19 0.7 0.5- 1.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,037 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,275 2,219 97.0 95.9-97.8 41 2.2 1.5- 3.2 15 0.8 0.4- 1.3

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**Other includes bisexual or something else.

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.

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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