See Dr. Herek's blog for updates. What is a convenience sample? Cameron, Playfair, and Wellum counted obituaries in various gay community publications and claimed to be able to use them to calculate the average life expectancy for homosexuals. Death Notices and Obituaries.
Mortality Among Men and Women in Same-Sex Marriage: A National Cohort Study of 8333 Danes
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The health effects of same-sex sexual behavior are many. The public, government, and judiciary are being lead to believe that same-sex sexuality is a normal variant with interactions and results equivalent to heterosexual sexuality. However, this position runs contrary to professional literature and the track record of history. By any repeatable measure, the percentage of the population identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender GLBT is small. S male population. Among men of the same age group, 1. The question of the ultimate origin of sexual orientation is not yet definitively answered, but there is very little evidence that anyone is inherently of alternative sexual orientation.
LGB individuals living in anti-gay communities die early
Cochran conceptualized the study, conducted analyses, and wrote an initial draft of the article. Both authors conceptualized the ideas for the current article, interpreted the findings, and edited drafts of the article. We investigated associations between minority sexual orientation and mortality among US men. Groups were then compared for all-cause mortality, HIV-related mortality, suicide-related mortality, and non—HIV-related mortality.
Frisch originated and designed the study and drafted the article. We studied overall mortality in a demographically defined, complete cohort of gay men and lesbians to address recent claims of markedly shorter life spans among homosexual persons. We calculated standardized mortality ratios SMRs starting 1 year after the date of same-sex marriage for men and women in Denmark who married a same-sex partner between and For women, and for men marrying after , the significant excess mortality was limited to the period 1 to 3 years after the marriage.