Why do some say 10% of the population is gay if it is only 2%? Do we need better educated people?

Since recent studies done by researchers all over the world have disproven Kinsey's finindgs of 10% and replaced it with no more than 5% then why do many still claim 10%? Is it that some are just uneducated? Or do they know and just want safety in numbers? Go to google and type in "What percent of the... show more Since recent studies done by researchers all over the world have disproven Kinsey's finindgs of 10% and replaced it with no more than 5% then why do many still claim 10%? Is it that some are just uneducated? Or do they know and just want safety in numbers? Go to google and type in "What percent of the population is gay?" Look at what comes up first a detailed analysis of researcher's findings. And for those who don't wanna read that much.The best studies include:
a. USA:
Kinsey-NORC 1970 – 8.2% M, 4.3% F after age 15
FRI-Dallas 1984 – 10.7% M, 7.4% F after age 12
NCHS 1988-91 – ² 3.5% M since 1977 (over 50,000 respondents)
GSS 1989 – < 6.3% M after age 17
RTI-Dallas 1989 – 7.6% M, 2.7% F since 1978
GSS 1990 – 4.8% M after age 17
Billy/Guttmacher 1993 – 2.3% M in last 10 years
b. Australia:
Ross 1986 – 11.2 M, 4.6% F
c. Great Britain
Forman/Chilvers 1984-86 – 1.7% M in random controls, 2.7% M among patients
Johnson 1992 – 6.1% M (almost 19,000 respondents)
d. France
Spira 1992 – 4.1% M, 2.6% F (over 20,000 respondents)
e. Norway
Sundet 1987 – 3.5% M, 3.0% F
f. Denmark
Schmidt 1989 – 3.8% M
Melbye 1989 – 2.7% M
3. Median of studies listed above: 4.1% M, 2.0% F
Upper quartile: 7.0% M, 4.6% F
D. Findings on homosexual orientation
1. Overall, certainly less than 4%, probably around 2-3% M, 2% F are homosexual or bisexual
2. The best studies include
a. USA:
Bell/Weinberg 1970 – < 2% total M and F (ratings of siblings)
Cameron/Ross 1975-78 – 3.1% M, 3.9% F
FRI 1983 – 5.4% M, 3.6% F (4,340 respondents)
Trocki 1988-89 – 3% M, 2% F
NCHS 1988-91 – ² 3.5% M (over 50,000 respondents)
Catania/NABS 1992 – 2% M, 2% F (4% in urban areas; 10,600 respondents)
Billy/Battelle 1993 – ³ 1.1% M
b. Denmark
Schmidt 1987 – 0.6% M
c. Canada
MacDonald 1988 – 2% total M and F (> 5,500 college student respondents)
3. Median of studies listed above: 2% M, 2% F
Upper Quartile: 3.3% M, 3.7% F
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