Gender and Health: Beyond Binary Categorical Measurement

Volume: 60, Issue: 1, Pages: 101 - 118
Published: Jan 30, 2019
Abstract
This study leverages multiple measures of gender from a US national online survey (N = 1,508) to better assess how gender is related to self-rated health. In contrast to research linking feminine behaviors with good health and masculine behaviors with poor health, we find that masculinity is associated with better self-rated health for cisgender men, whereas femininity is associated with better self-rated health for cisgender women. The patterns...
Paper Details
Title
Gender and Health: Beyond Binary Categorical Measurement
Published Date
Jan 30, 2019
Volume
60
Issue
1
Pages
101 - 118
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