Health disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual older adults: results from a population-based study.

@article{FredriksenGoldsen2013HealthDA,
  title={Health disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual older adults: results from a population-based study.},
  author={Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and H W Kim and Susan E Barkan and Anna Muraco and Charles P Hoy-Ellis},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={103 10},
  pages={1802-9}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated health disparities among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults aged 50 years and older. METHODS We analyzed data from the 2003-2010 Washington State Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (n = 96 992) on health outcomes, chronic conditions, access to care, behaviors, and screening by gender and sexual orientation with adjusted logistic regressions. RESULTS LGB older adults had higher risk of disability, poor mental health, smoking, and excessive drinking… CONTINUE READING
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