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Table 3 Perceived importance of health related topics regarding one’s own health

From: Improving pathways to primary health care among LGBTQ populations and health care providers: key findings from Nova Scotia, Canada

Perceived importance of health related topics regarding one’s own health
LGBQ individuals
 Reproductive health and family planning
 Sexual health
 Problematic substance use (drugs and alcohol)
 Access to harm reduction supplies (clean syringes, pipes, filters, alcohol swabs, safe sharps deposit…)
 Access to safer sex supplies (e.g. condoms, dental dams)
 HIV/AIDS
 Diabetes and obesity
Trans individuals
 Sexual health
 Transition services for trans individuals
 Reproductive health and family planning for trans individuals
 Positive body image, self-esteem and coping strategies
 Anxiety/stress and other mental health concerns
 Access to safer sex supplies (e.g. condoms, dental dams)
 Supportive housing
 Nutrition/healthy eating
 Healthy aging