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Just over 2% tell CDC they are gay, lesbian, bisexual Published: July 15, 2014
A total of 2.3% of U.S. adults said they were gay, lesbian or bisexual in the largest federal government survey ever to ask about sexual orientation, according to USA TODAY.

That number is a bit lower than the 3% to 4% found in some other recent surveys, including a Gallup Poll from 2012 --- but some of those studies encompassed broader groups, including transsexuals. In the new survey of 34,557 adults, released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an additional 1.1% said they were "something else," didn't know or refused to answer.

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