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Comparing Supports for LGBT Aging in Rural Versus Urban Areas.
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PMID:  23350566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Studies of rural populations typically underrepresent lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults. This secondary analysis examined data from a nationwide sample of LGBT baby boomers (n = 1201). Geographic differences with respect to self-reported outness, acceptance of sexual identity, social and familial support, and household income were assessed with one-way analyses of variance. Guardedness about one's sexual identity and household asset levels were assessed with chi-square analyses. Rural individuals reported lower levels of outness, guardedness with people including siblings and close friends, and lower levels of household income. Providers should consider strategies for connecting older rural LGBT adults for potential care and support.
Michael G Lee; Jean K Quam
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gerontological social work     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1540-4048     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gerontol Soc Work     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903311     Medline TA:  J Gerontol Soc Work     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  112-26     Citation Subset:  IM    
a School of Social Work , University of Minnesota-Twin Cities , St. Paul , Minnesota , USA.
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