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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: 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.

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  Total
Respond.^
Heterosexual/straight Homosexual,gay,lesbian Other**
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,097 5,988 98.0 97.5-98.4 68 1.3 0.9- 1.7 41 0.8 0.6- 1.1
GENDER
Male 2,565 2,513 98.0 97.2-98.5 40 1.5 1.0- 2.3 12 0.5 0.3- 0.9
Female 3,532 3,475 98.0 97.2-98.5 28 1.0 0.6- 1.6 29 1.0 0.7- 1.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,217 4,139 97.9 97.3-98.4 52 1.4 0.9- 1.9 26 0.7 0.5- 1.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,140 1,119 97.8 96.5-98.6 11 1.2 0.6- 2.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 92 97.9 86.8-99.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 187 183 97.4 92.8-99.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 406 402 98.8 96.7-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 931 894 96.5 94.9-97.5 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3 20 1.6 1.0- 2.6
35-44 783 763 97.5 95.9-98.4 11 1.5 0.8- 3.0 *** *** ***
45-54 957 941 98.5 97.4-99.1 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 *** *** ***
55-64 1,325 1,302 98.4 97.4-99.0 19 1.4 0.8- 2.3 *** *** ***
65-74 1,197 1,191 99.7 99.4-99.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 838 831 99.2 98.2-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 745 738 99.0 97.8-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,674 1,646 97.8 96.5-98.6 16 1.4 0.8- 2.7 12 0.8 0.4- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,658 1,630 98.1 97.1-98.7 16 1.0 0.6- 1.9 12 0.9 0.5- 1.6
College Graduate 2,003 1,957 97.3 96.3-98.1 33 1.9 1.2- 2.8 13 0.8 0.5- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 651 635 97.6 95.8-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,017 994 97.6 96.1-98.5 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 618 608 98.5 96.9-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 720 704 97.4 95.1-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 656 645 98.2 96.2-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,247 1,229 98.2 97.1-98.9 15 1.5 0.9- 2.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,732 1,699 97.3 95.9-98.3 19 1.7 0.9- 3.1 14 1.0 0.5- 1.7
No 4,330 4,255 98.2 97.6-98.6 49 1.1 0.8- 1.6 26 0.7 0.5- 1.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 833 818 97.9 96.0-98.9 11 1.6 0.7- 3.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,261 5,167 98.0 97.4-98.4 57 1.2 0.9- 1.7 37 0.8 0.6- 1.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,303 3,263 98.8 98.2-99.1 19 0.5 0.3- 0.9 21 0.8 0.5- 1.2
No 2,794 2,725 97.1 96.1-97.8 49 2.1 1.5- 3.0 20 0.8 0.5- 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.

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