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Violence faced by sexual minority adolescents

JAMA Pediatrics

What The Study Did: The risk of physical and sexual violence faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning U.S. high schoolers was quantified in this observational study that used pooled data from a survey conducted every two years by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Author: Theodore L. Caputi, M.P.H., of Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.6291)

Editor's Note: The article includes funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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