Correspondence should be sent to Susan D. In our paper, we demonstrated that in a major Canadian centre, life expectancy at age 20 years for gay and bisexual men is 8 to 21 years less than for all men. He added, "In fact, our results for prejudice were comparable to life expectancy differences that have been observed between individuals with and without a high school education. They are portrayed as just another kind of "family" perfectly capable of raising children and making a valuable contribution to society. Compared with heterosexual men, MSM evidenced greater all-cause mortality. Sign In or Create an Account. This is because that "promiscuity has become the norm
Lifestyles may differ considerably between subgroups, and it is likely that some subgroups have lower mortality rates than do others, depending on individual risk-taking behaviors, such as smoking, alcohol consumption, recreational drug use, and casual sexual relations.
It is interesting that the two things they find that work are both biblical: Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. Second, only young and middle-aged men were assessed for sexual behavior in the NHANES III, but some sexual orientation—related differences in risk behaviors are more likely to evidence their effects on mortality with increasing age.
However, because of lower background mortality rates in the younger category, SMRs were markedly different 5.