In order to effectively address LGBT health issues, we need to securely and consistently collect SOGI information in national surveys and health records. The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in California. Tobacco use among sexual minorities in the USA: Author information: These data would help those seeking to undertake the demographic research recommended as part of the research agenda proposed by the committee. However, the use of established statistical techniques makes it possible to improve the precision of estimates for small populations by combining two or more data sets. Journal of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Identity 1 1:
Most research has been conducted among adults; very few studies have focused on children, more on adolescents and young adults, and few again on LGBT elders.
A Federal Government Web site managed by the U. McCarn, S. At the beginning of the decade, the following 6 national data systems collected sexual orientation data:.