Study: Health care use among gay, lesbian and bisexual Canadians

Submitted by Sunil Patel on Monday, 7 April 2008 - 1:45am.

Main results
Gay men, lesbians and bisexual people were more likely than heterosexuals to consult mental health service providers. Lesbians had lower rates of consulting family doctors and were less likely to have had a Pap test, compared with heterosexual women. Bisexuals reported more unmet health care needs than did their heterosexual counterparts.

Keywords
Homosexuality, family physicians, health care services accessibility, health status, mammography, Pap smear test
The report is available at the following link:
www.statcan.ca

Format: Report
Year of publication: 2008
Author: Michael Tjepkema