Table 4

Multivariable* linear associations between sexual orientation and HRQL index score in young adulthood among those who reported less than full health (score <1) in a cohort of US men and women by sex/gender (n=5547)

Female (n=3908)β (SE)P values
Mostly heterosexualP valuesBisexualP valuesLesbian/Gay
(n=760)(n=134)(n=90)
Model 0: sociodemographics−0.010 (0.003)<0.001−0.034 (0.008)<0.001−0.026 (0.008)0.002
Model 1: model 0 + unemployed−0.010 (0.003)<0.001−0.033 (0.008)<0.001−0.025 (0.008)0.002
Model 2: model 0 + uninsured−0.010 (0.003)<0.001−0.033 (0.008)<0.001−0.026 (0.008)0.002
Model 3: model 0 + lacked routine physical exam−0.010 (0.003)<0.001−0.034 (0.008)<0.001−0.025 (0.008)0.002
Model 4: model 0 + unemployed +  uninsured + lacked routine physical exam−0.009 (0.003)<0.001−0.033 (0.008)<0.001−0.025 (0.008)0.002