The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on LGBT+ People’s Mental Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor Data
Methodology and toplines can be found here for Dec. 2020/Jan. 2021 data and here for July. In addition to the detail provided in the link, the July COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is a nationally representative random digit dial telephone sample of 1,557 adults, including 95 adults who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 13 percentage points for the full LGBT sample and 3 percentage points for the non-LGBT sample.

Women’s Health Survey Data
Methodology and topline can be found here.

Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED)
The Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED) is an annual survey of adults conducted by the Federal Reserve Board. The survey is based on the Ipsos KnowledgePanel, a nationally representative probability-based online panel. Ipsos selected respondents for KnowledgePanel based on address-based sampling (ABS). The questions asked of the panel are intended to gather information from the individual about how they make household economic decisions. All data is the most current available.  The data presented here are from the 2020 survey with the exception of the estimates of being a victim of violence which is from the 2019 survey. SHED survey finishes data collection in October and then releases the report and public use file in May of the following year. LGBT+ adults include those who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or something else (other than straight or cisgender).


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