Health behaviors among U.S. adults in 2015, by sexual orientation

Percentage of U.S. adults that engaged in select health-related behaviors as of 2015, by sexual orientation

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 2, 2016
Health behaviors among U.S. adults in 2015, by sexual orientation This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults that were engaged in select health behaviors as of 2015, by sexual orientation. According to the data, among respondents that identified as gay/lesbian about 18 percent were current cigarette smokers.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that engaged in select health-related behaviors as of 2015, by sexual orientation

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Gay/lesbianStraightBisexual
Current cigarette smoker*18.4%14.9%24.9%
At least one heavy drinking day in the past year**33.6%23.3%47.1%
Met federal guidelines for aerobic physical activity***53.2%48.9%53.6%
Gay/lesbianStraightBisexual
Current cigarette smoker*18.4%14.9%24.9%
At least one heavy drinking day in the past year**33.6%23.3%47.1%
Met federal guidelines for aerobic physical activity***53.2%48.9%53.6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 2, 2016
This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults that were engaged in select health behaviors as of 2015, by sexual orientation. According to the data, among respondents that identified as gay/lesbian about 18 percent were current cigarette smokers.
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