Methodologic Concerns in Defining Lesbian for Health Research

@article{Brogan2001MethodologicCI,
  title={Methodologic Concerns in Defining Lesbian for Health Research},
  author={Donna Brogan and Erica Frank and Lisa K. Elon and Kate O’Hanlan},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={109-113}
}
A recent report from the Institute of Medicine recommends more methodologic and substantive research on the health of lesbians. This study addresses one methodologic topic identified in the Institute of Medicine report and by a subsequent scientific workshop on lesbian health: the definition and assessment of sexual orientation among women. Data are from the Women Physicians’ Health Study, a questionnaire-based U.S. probability sample survey (N = 4,501). The two items on sexual orientation… 

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