Respondents report that they would be least likely to conceal their sexual orientation by switching to another sexual orientation category when self-completion online surveys are used. The income gap is larger this year than it has been, with 6. All reported margins of sampling error include computed design effects for weighting. Support for same-sex marriage among white evangelical Protestants remains lower than it is among other religious groups. The American National Health Interview Survey conducts household interviews of the civilian non-institutionalized population. LGBT identification is more common among those with lower incomes, as has been the case consistently since A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.
Self-identification as LGBT is only one of a number of ways of measuring sexual and gender orientation.
Mosher Share This Story! For more information, contact The Williams Institute. Online surveys tend to yield higher figures than other methods,  a likely result of the higher degree of anonymity of Internet surveys, and demographic of those utilizing online platforms which elicit reduced levels of socially desirable responding.
The first method gave between 1 and 3 percent.