J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Research Program, Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Electronic address:
Background: Sexual minority and racial/ethnic minority youth experience a higher burden of asthma. The frameworks of minority stress theory and intersectionality suggest sexual minority and racial/ethnic minority youth may experience disparities in non-remitting asthma.
Objective: To examine adjusted odds of non-remitting asthma by sexual identity, race/ethnicity, and their intersections, along with their relationship with traditional non-remitting asthma risk factors (weight status and smoking) and victimization (bullying, cyberbullying, and forced sex). Read More