Evidence-based prevention/early intervention project for target population: Combating depression in gay men in New York City Target population described: demographics, risk factors, characteristics Demographics. The United States Census Bureau does not appear to have any online materials highlighting the number of gay men in America or in the city of New York. Another source from the start of this decade suggests that about 5 percent of American males are gay (Link, 2000). In any case, a CDC study from 2005 found that, out of 4928 men surveyed in 2002-03, just over four percent identified as gay or bisexual (Mosher et al, 2005). According to one online source that predicates its findings upon 2005 US Census Bureau data vis-à-vis the total...The end:
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