Evidence Exchange of LGB&T Statistics

Welcome to the LGF’s Evidence Exchange, an evidence base of statistics about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) needs and experiences.

Topics range from healthcare to homophobia and schools to safer sex. The evidence base is continuously updated to include new research, and all records include as much information about the statistic as possible.

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Less than one in ten gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West had deliberately harmed themselves in the last year.

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Mental Health: Other, Self Harm

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Three quarters of gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West did not meet the recommendations for 30 minutes or more of exercise on 5 days or more per week.

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Physical Health: Other

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One in four gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West met the recommendations for 30 minutes or more of exercise on 5 days or more per week.

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Physical Health: Other

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One in three gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West checked their testicles for lumps or changes every few months.

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Physical Health: Other

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More than one in ten gay and bisexual male respondents checked their testicles for lumps or changes once a year or less often.

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Physical Health: Other

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More than one in ten gay and bisexual male respondents did not currently check their testicles for lumps or changes.

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Physical Health: Other

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More than 90% of gay and bisexual male respondents from the North West had never been diagnosed or been told that they had or have type two diabetes.

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Physical Health: Other

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Less than one in ten gay and bisexual male respondents had been diagnosed or been told that they had or have type two diabetes.

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Physical Health: Other

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A third of gay and bisexual male respondents checked their testicles for lumps or changes every month.

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Physical Health: Other

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One in five gay and bisexual male respondents felt that they were sometimes treated with respect and dignity while they were in the Emergency Department.

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Discrimination: Healthcare

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