Same-sex marriage, autoimmune thyroid gland dysfunction and other autoimmune diseases in Denmark 1989–2008

@article{Frisch2013SamesexMA,
  title={Same-sex marriage, autoimmune thyroid gland dysfunction and other autoimmune diseases in Denmark 1989–2008},
  author={M. Frisch and N. Nielsen and B. V. Pedersen},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={63-71}
}
  • M. Frisch, N. Nielsen, B. V. Pedersen
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Epidemiology
  • Autoimmune diseases have been little studied in gay men and lesbians. We followed 4.4 million Danes, including 9,615 same-sex married (SSM) persons, for 47 autoimmune diseases in the National Patient Registry between 1989 and 2008. Poisson regression analyses provided first hospitalization rate ratios (RRs) comparing rates between SSM individuals and persons in other marital status categories. SSM individuals experienced no unusual overall risk of autoimmune diseases. However, the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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