Largest known survey of LGBTQ Southerners finds disparities in health and access to care
More than half of respondents for the survey reported poor or fair health conditions and access to healthcare
November 18, 2019 at 11:01AM
Rural residents deal with health disparities too, rating their overall physical and mental health lower than those in urban areas and also report less access to quality care; less comfort seeking medical care in their communities; higher rates of depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and self-harming behaviors; and lower rates of feeling that their health needs are being met. An executive summary of the report, details eight key findings including physical health, living with HIV, mental health, suicidal ideation, depression and anxiety, delay seeking care, comfort, and rural areas.