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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 889 878 98.5 96.9-99.3 6 0.8 0.2- 2.3 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8
GENDER
Male 381 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 508 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 809 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 211 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 197 197 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 219 219 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 274 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 93 93 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 224 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 597 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 755 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 717 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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