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HEALTH SURVEY RESULTS/GAY AND GRAY 2003.
Q-CITY PROJECT.

Women’s concerns listed:

  • Psychological, emotional well –being.
  • Good nutrition and exercise-promotion of healthy/harm reduction living.
  • Environmental-healthy environment without much pollution.
  • Breast cancer.
  • Heart problems.
  • Mental health.
  • Wellness /spirituality.
  • Holistic health Options.
  • Cost of Rx. Memory loss.
  • Risk of fracture.
  • High cost of health care.
  • High cost of Rx. Insurance rates and coverage.
  • Menopause. Heart disease.
  • Cancer. Mental health issues.
  • Weight-obesity. Arthritis.
  • Blood pressure.
  • Cancer.
  • Decreased sexual activity/libido.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • High Blood pressure.
  • Weight control.
  • Weight.
  • Lungs-smoking/family history.
  • Am I a candidate for a heart attack?
  • Health Insurance (I have none).
  • Weight control.
  • Ovarian cancer.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Estrogen usage.
  • Joint pain.
  • Headaches.

Main issues listed several times by women were:

  • Weight issues.
  • Psych/mental health concerns.
  • Blood pressure.
  • Heart problems.

Men’s concerns listed:

  • Weight loss.
  • Stress.
  • High Blood pressure.
  • Diminished vision, hearing, balance, strength—how to adjust.
  • Health insurance-retirement, before
  • Medicare eligibility.
  • Maintaining social contact and social validation.
  • Poor diet-too much fat, salt and sugar.
  • Smoking.
  • Over-weight.
  • Depression.
  • Blood pressure.
  • Hypertension.
  • Arthritis.
  • Diabetes.
  • HIV
  • General health lifestyle.
  • Diabetes.
  • Sexual function.
  • Sexual diseases.
  • Getting old and alone.
  • Getting HIV.
  • Lack of enough health care.
  • Blood pressure/stroke.
  • Depression.
  • Aging/chronic problems.
  • Heart disease.
  • Future stroke.
  • Arthritis.
  • Respiratory.
  • Circulation.
  • Arthritis.
  • Hypothyroidism.
  • General Wellness-discipline on eating, drinking, exercise.
  • Movement-arthritis concerns.

Main issues listed several times by men:

  • Arthritis.
  • Diabetes.
  • Blood Pressure.
  • Heart disease.

Transgender concerns:

  • Diabetes.
  • Coronary problems.
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