Health Disparities Among Sexual Gender Minority Women in the United States: A Population-Based Study
作者: Jennifer R. PharrAxenya KachenChad Cross
作者单位: 1School of Community Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Nevada
2School of Medicine, The University of Nevada
刊名: Journal of Community Health, 2019, Vol.44 (4), pp.721-728
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10900-019-00631-y
关键词: Sexual gender minorityHealth disparitiesLesbian and bisexual women’s healthBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)There is a paucity of population-based research to identify health disparities experienced by sexual gender minority (SGM) women. The purpose of this study was to use a population-based data set to understand disparities in access to healthcare, preventive care, and health risk behaviors of lesbian and bisexual women compared to their straight counterparts and to each other. This was a cross-sectional study using the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data. SPSS with complex samples was used to calculate weighted descriptive statistics. Logistic regression was used to calculate odds and adjusted odds ratios. 9016 women were included in the analyses. Women who identified as lesbian were more likely to be from a minority group. Bisexual women were more likely to be...
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