Operationalization of Three Dimensions of Sexual Orientation in a National Survey of Late Adolescents

  title={Operationalization of Three Dimensions of Sexual Orientation in a National Survey of Late Adolescents},
  author={Gisela Priebe and Carl G{\"o}ran Svedin},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={727 - 738}
This study investigated three dimensions of sexual orientation—identity, attraction, and behavior—in a national survey of late adolescents. Prevalence rates and the diversity of dimensions of sexual orientation when combined were studied. A representative sample of 3,432 Swedish high school seniors completed an anonymous school-based self-report survey about sexuality, Internet use, and health. Four measures of sexual orientation were included—one for sexual identity, two for attraction… 

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