Health Risk Factors and Outcomes Among Gender Minority High School Students in 15 US States

JAMA. 2022 Apr 19;327(15):1498-1500. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.3087.


This study uses state data sets from the 2017 and 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey to assess health risk factors and health outcomes by gender identity among a large, population-based sample of gender minority adolescents.

MeSH terms

  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Minority Groups / statistics & numerical data
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Risk Factors
  • Sexual and Gender Minorities* / statistics & numerical data
  • Students* / statistics & numerical data
  • United States / epidemiology