New CDC Survey Assesses LGBT Health Needs
CDC's most recent National Health Interview Survey, released Tuesday, is the first major government survey to ask respondents about their sexual orientation. The survey found that 69% of gay and lesbian adults had private insurance, compared with 65% of heterosexual and 57% of bisexual individuals.
- "Health Survey Gives Government its First Large-Scale Data on Gay, Bisexual Population" (Somashekhar, Washington Post, 7/15).
- "Gays, Lesbians More Likely To Abuse Alcohol, Smoke" (Wetzstein, Washington Times, 7/14).