• Opinion: Public health is missing crucial data on LGBTQIA+ people. It's not hard to collect

    3 days ago - By STAT

    The importance of capturing demographic data in health care settings and population surveys can't be overstated. If a population or group isn't counted, it may as well be invisible. That's why the recent recommendation by the Biden administration's Covid-19 Health Equity Task Force that federal, state, local, Tribal, and territorial health departments collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity data is a big deal.
    Two years into the pandemic, there are myriad reasons to hypothesize that LGBTQIA+ people are experiencing higher rates of Covid-19 infection, illness...
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