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Table 1 Mental health or substance abuse treatment received in past year by gender, sexual orientation, and disorder

From: Influence of gender, sexual orientation, and need on treatment utilization for substance use and mental disorders: Findings from the California Quality of Life Survey

   Women Men
  Total
(N = 2074)
Heterosexual
(n = 816)
LB
(n = 255)
Total
(N = 1071)
χ2
(df = 1)
Heterosexual
(n = 709)
GB
(n = 294)
Total
(N = 1003)
χ2
(df = 1)
No disorder
(n = 1490)
18.4 16.9 43.7 22.0 48.10*** 9.5 30.7 14.9 49.80***
AOD disorder
only (n = 78)
37.2 50.0 40.0 46.2 0.25 34.4 30.0 32.7 0.11
MH disorder
only (n = 427)
58.1 55.1 71.6 60.6 6.67** 41.9 70.0 54.0 12.70***
Both AOD & MH
disorders
(n = 79)
73.4 71.4 80.0 75.0 0.34 67.9 80.0 72.1 0.72
Total (N = 2074) 29.4 27.1 55.3 33.8 68.80*** 17.1 42.5 24.5 72.60***
  1. Notes:N's are unweighted, statistics are weighted; LB = lesbian/bisexual; GB = gay/bisexual
  2. **p < .01, ***p < .001