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Logo of nihpaAbout Author manuscriptsSubmit a manuscriptHHS Public Access; Author Manuscript; Accepted for publication in peer reviewed journal;
 
From:
J Am Coll Health. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 January 1.
Published in final edited form as:
J Am Coll Health. 2012; 60(2): 141–149.
doi: 10.1080/07448481.2011.623332

Table 2

Prevalence of Victimization and Suicidal Behaviors, by Sexual Orientation

Sexual Orientation
Gay/LesbianBisexualHeterosexual1
% (95%CI)% (95%CI)% (95%CI)
Victimization
 Physical Assault5.5 (4.5–6.6)8.8 (7.7–10.0)*5.3 (4.6–6.0)
 Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)15.5 (13.8–17.2)*19.6 (18.1–21.2)*10.4 (9.4–11.3)
 Sexual Assault11.3 (9.9–12.8)*16.1 (14.7–17.6)*7.8 (7.0–8.6)
 Family Problems35.1 (32.9–37.2)*41.8 (39.9–43.7)*26.8 (25.5–28.1)
 Discrimination37.4 (35.2–39.6)*19.5 (17.9–21.0)*4.2 (3.6–4.8)
Suicidal Behaviors
 Intentional Self-harm12.6 (11.0–14.1)*20.4 (18.9–22.0)*4.9 (4.2–5.5)
 Suicide Ideation15.0 (13.3–16.6)*21.0 (19.4–22.6)*5.5 (4.8–6.2)
 Suicide Attempt3.3 (2.5–4.2)*4.6 (3.7–5.4)*0.9 (0.6–1.2)
1Reference category for pair-wise comparisons
*p<.05