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What percentage of the population considers themselves gay? This number has always been hard to pin down: The Say repressed homosexuality statistics explain that their methodology might have something to do with it:. Answers in the veiled method preclude inference about any particular individual, but can be used to accurately estimate statistics about the population.

Comparing the two methods shows sexuality-related questions receive biased responses even under current best practices, and, for many questions, the bias is substantial. The veiled method also increased the rates of anti-gay sentiment.

Daniel Luzer at Pacific Standard explains that uncovering these hidden biases is really important for understanding how accurate these kinds of surveys actually are:. There may never be a time when people will accurately answer surveys, but at least survey givers are getting better at tricking us into being honest.

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