Table 2

Weighted sample characteristics by sexual orientation and gender expression: men (n=4841), Add Health Wave V

n%GC heterosexual % (n=4502)GNC heterosexual % (n=53)GC sexual minority % (n=252)GNC sexual minority % (n=34)P value
Total4841100.092.91.24.81.0
Sexual orientation
100% heterosexual441190.996.693.70.00.0<0.001‡
Mostly heterosexual2265.03.46.334.212.1
Bisexual350.90.00.015.614.3
Mostly homosexual440.50.00.09.77.3
100% homosexual1252.60.00.040.566.3
Gender expression
Conforming475497.8100.00.0100.00.0<0.001‡
Androgynous621.60.064.80.082.1
Non-conforming250.60.035.20.017.9
Educational attainment
Less than bachelor’s degree304766.766.585.562.680.80.030*
Bachelor’s degree or higher179433.333.514.537.419.2
Employment status
Employed434088.188.972.280.976.70.041*
Unemployed2485.65.313.99.99.3
Not in the workforce2536.25.913.99.214.0
Personal income
<US$10 0003829.69.217.511.823.10.091
≥US$10 000445990.490.882.588.276.9
Poverty to income needs ratio
<100% (below federal poverty line)46811.711.043.211.532.0<0.001‡
>100% (at or above federal poverty line)437388.389.056.888.568.0
Total other household debt
None69914.214.440.17.50.3<0.001‡
US$1–US$24 999272057.657.247.662.186.1
≥US$25 000142228.228.412.330.413.6
Fell behind on paying bills since 2008
No267253.353.960.240.951.50.056
Yes216946.746.139.859.148.5
Experienced foreclosure, eviction or repossession since 2008
No410584.184.574.777.883.70.147
Yes73615.915.525.322.216.3
  • Weighted column percentages are presented.

  • Percentages may not add up to 100.0 due to rounding.

  • *p<0.05.

  • †p<0.01.

  • ‡p<0.001.

  • GC, gender conforming; GNC, gender non-conforming.