Health behaviors among U.S. adults as of 2016, by gender and sexual orientation

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who engaged in select health-related behaviors as of 2016, by gender and sexual orientation. It was found that around 40 percent of gay men were of normal weight, compared to just 25 percent of straight men.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who engaged in select health-related behaviors as of 2016, by gender and sexual orientation

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Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

201,027 respondents

Age group

21 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Includes data from 25 U.S. states and Guam.

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