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Project estimating the size of the lesbian, gay and bisexual community will help address health and wellbeing needs

Posted on February 16th 2016
in Research Funding

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A PenCLAHRC project has received funding from Public Health England (PHE) to model the size of the Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) population in England.

PHE requires the information as it has repercussions for the effectiveness of health care provision to the LGB community, and in turn will contribute to fine tuning and improving that provision. A critical requirement for assessing health outcomes by sexual orientation is robust estimates of the size of the population in different sexual orientation groups.

This new project, led by Dr Kerryn Husk, will carry out an analysis of current work in this area. Using past expertise...

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