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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Orientation-FEMALES

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 6,097 5,988 98.0 97.5-98.4 68 1.3 0.9- 1.7 41 0.8 0.6- 1.1
-FEMALES 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
White 2,520 2,481 98.0 97.1-98.6 20 1.0 0.6- 1.8 19 1.0 0.6- 1.6
African American 753 738 97.6 95.9-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 225 222 98.2 94.2-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 505 485 96.4 94.1-97.8 *** *** *** 14 2.2 1.3- 3.9
35-44 439 427 97.5 95.4-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 538 529 98.3 96.4-99.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 735 722 97.9 96.2-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 724 722 99.8 99.1- 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 551 550 99.8 98.7- 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 391 387 98.6 96.1-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 973 956 97.3 95.3-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,009 994 98.2 96.8-98.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,151 1,130 98.0 96.8-98.7 11 0.9 0.5- 1.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 415 406 97.4 94.7-98.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 610 598 97.2 94.9-98.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 379 374 98.6 96.3-99.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 408 396 95.4 90.9-97.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 342 337 98.9 97.3-99.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 605 598 98.7 97.2-99.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,063 1,040 96.6 94.4-97.9 *** *** *** 13 1.7 0.9- 3.0
No 2,453 2,419 98.4 97.7-98.9 18 0.8 0.5- 1.3 16 0.8 0.5- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 81 90.9 79.4-96.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,444 3,393 98.1 97.4-98.6 25 0.9 0.6- 1.5 26 0.9 0.6- 1.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,934 1,910 98.6 97.8-99.1 *** *** *** 14 1.0 0.5- 1.7
No 1,598 1,565 97.2 95.9-98.1 18 1.7 1.0- 2.9 15 1.1 0.6- 1.9

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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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