Source: Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities.
Topic: Data Collection/Evaluation, Research Studies
Population Focus: Criminal Justice Involved LGBTQ, LGBTQ Adults, LGBTQ Elders, LGBTQ Military Service Members, LGBTQ Youth, Racially/Ethnically Diverse LGBTQ, Rural LGBTQ, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming
This chapter reviews research challenges associated with the study of LGBT populations, the research methods and data sources used in studying these populations, and best-practice principles for conducting research on the health of LGBT people. The final section presents a summary of key findings and research opportunities.