A new study from the American Journal of Public Health reports that men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States are at greater risk than heterosexual men to die from HIV-related causes. However, mortality risk from non-HIV related causes, including suicide, was not higher among MSM.
Researchers investigated associations between minority sexual orientation and mortality among U.S. men. They used data from a cohort of 5,574 men aged 17 to 59 years, first interviewed in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III, and then tracked for mortality status up to 18 years later.
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