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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-Whites

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.

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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
-Whites 5,322 5,209 97.4 96.7-97.9 53 1.2 0.8- 1.7 60 1.5 1.0- 2.0
GENDER
Male 2,064 2,010 96.9 95.7-97.8 27 1.5 0.9- 2.5 27 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Female 3,258 3,199 97.8 96.9-98.4 26 0.8 0.5- 1.4 33 1.4 0.9- 2.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,190 5,078 97.4 96.6-97.9 53 1.2 0.8- 1.7 59 1.4 1.0- 2.0
AGE
18-34 611 581 95.1 92.7-96.7 *** *** *** 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9
35-44 613 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-49 894 864 96.9 95.1-98.1 20 2.0 1.2- 3.4 *** *** ***
55-64 1,146 1,128 98.9 98.2-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 1,116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 908 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 519 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,438 1,412 97.7 96.1-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,507 1,470 96.8 95.3-97.9 17 1.7 0.9- 3.0 20 1.5 0.9- 2.5
College Graduate 1,852 1,811 97.9 97.0-98.5 26 1.4 0.9- 2.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 511 492 94.1 90.0-96.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 796 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 485 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 659 642 97.0 94.7-98.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 650 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,198 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,594 1,551 96.9 95.3-97.9 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0 26 2.0 1.2- 3.4
No 3,701 3,632 97.6 96.7-98.2 35 1.1 0.7- 1.7 34 1.3 0.8- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 758 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,563 4,465 97.4 96.6-98.0 46 1.1 0.8- 1.7 52 1.5 1.0- 2.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,707 2,661 97.8 96.9-98.5 *** *** *** 27 1.3 0.8- 2.2
No 2,615 2,548 96.9 95.7-97.7 34 1.5 1.0- 2.4 33 1.6 1.0- 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.

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