Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office – Reports & Surveys

Federal Reports

HHS LGBT Issues Coordinating Committee Reports

NIH Reports

SGMRO Annual ReportSGMRO Annual Report
This report highlights SGM-related research advances and research-related activities at the NIH during Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.
SGM Portfolio AnalysisSGM Portfolio Analysis
This report summarizes NIH’s investment in SGM research for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015.

Selected Federal Surveys

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) - The world’s largest ongoing telephone health survey system to monitor state-level prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature morbidity and mortality, and includes questions on gender identity, sexual orientation, and in some states, sexual behavior
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) - A program of studies, combining interviews and physical examinations, designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States that includes questions on sexual orientation, behavior, and attraction
  • National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Surveys a broad range of health topics collected through personal household interviews, and includes questions on sexual orientation
  • National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) - Gathers information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health, and includes questions on sexual orientation, behavior, and attraction

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