Please complete after reading Report Brief (2011) LGBTQ Health. (https://www.nap.edu/resource/13128/LGBT-Health-2011-Report-Brief.pdf)
Write 2 – 3 sentences to answer each question using appropriate grammar, spelling and punctuation. Questions are also available on this worksheet.
- What are some of the consequences of having incomplete health data about population?
- The reading suggests adding questions about sexual and gender minority identification on large surveys. What are some potential problems that could arise from this tactic? (Hint: Think about issues that arose with the race and ethnicity question on the census)
- We have discussed chronic stress in terms of job control, socioeconomic status and income. What is the minority stress model? What are some ways that being a sexual or gender minority can impact chronic stress?
- Both women and sexual minorities are underrepresented in biomedical research. What happens when certain identities are left out of research? How does that impact the health of those communities?