June 6, 2011
5:30 am

CDC Report Finds Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Students At Greater Risk for Unhealthy, Unsafe Behaviors

Students who report being gay, lesbian or bisexual and students who report having sexual contact only with persons of the same sex or both sexes are more likely than heterosexual students and students who report having sexual contact only with the opposite sex to engage in unhealthy risk behaviors such as tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual risk behaviors, suicidal behaviors, and violence, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


This article originally appeared here: https://tools.cdc.gov/api/embed/downloader/download.asp?m=132608&c=307879. The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is June 6, 2011 10:30 am

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