TABLE 1.2 Percentage of Women Reporting Various Dimensions of Same-Sex (SS) Sexuality by Selected Social and Demographic Variablesa

 

Any SS Partners Since Pubertyb

SS Activity Since Pubertyc

Desire SSd Partner

Identify as Homosexual or Bisexual

Total

3.8

4.3

7.5

1.4

Age

18-29

2.9

4.0

6.7

1.6

30-39

5.0

5.4

9.2

1.8

40-49

4.5

4.6

8.3

1.3

50-59

2.1

1.9

4.6

0.4

Marital status

Never married

5.6

5.9

10.4

3.7

Married

2.6

2.8

5.2

0.1

Divorced, widowed, separated

4.1

5.5

9.6

1.9

Education

Less than high school

3.3

1.8

3.3

0.4

High school graduate

1.8

2.3

5.3

0.4

Some college or vocational

3.9

5.1

7.3

1.2

College graduate

6.7

7.3

12.8

3.6

Religion

None

9.9

11.3

15.8

4.6

Type I Protestant

2.1

2.0

5.2

0.5

Type II Protestant

2.9

3.3

5.5

0.3

Catholic

3.4

4.2

8.4

1.7



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