Annual medical spending attributable to obesity: payer- and service-specific estimates. The independent variables were time as the 2-level within-subjects measure time 1 and time 2 and relationship status of the participant as the 2-level between-subjects factor partnered vs nonpartnered.
Consequently, these results may not be fully generalizable to the general population of sexual minority men in Massachusetts. The use of a clinic-based sample also may restrict generalizability.
During this time, sexual minority men had at least 1 medical care visit, and had at least 1 same sex marriage health coverage in Thousand Oaks health care visit. However, because rural sexual minority men confront additional stressors that are less common in urban environments, 38 the legalization of same-sex marriage may have a greater effect on their health, suggesting that our results could be interpreted as conservative estimates.
For example, changes in other health care policies in Massachusetts during this time could have been responsible for the results. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 2864—
The content is the sole responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. During this time, sexual minority men had at least 1 medical care visit, and had at least 1 mental health care visit.
In addition, submitting policies to careful empirical testing is often hampered by ethical concerns e.
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