week 1 article - Tangi, H., Greenwood, G., et al (2004)....

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Unformatted text preview: Tangi, H., Greenwood, G., et al (2004). Cigarette smoking among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: how serious a problem? Cancer Causes and Control 15, 797-803. This article seeks to show evidence that the smoking rate among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals is higher than that of heterosexuals. The data was collected in association with the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The sample was drawn by telephone survey in which the numbers were randomly generated by computer. The method of sampling was stratified sampling in which the strata were counties in the area being sampled from. The proportions of participants in each strata were obtained from county population estimates. One possible flaw with this study was that respondents were asked to self-identify as being homosexual. To the extent that some homosexuals were unwilling to tell the truth about their sexual to self-identify as being homosexual....
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