By Andrew M. Seaman , Reuters Health. Reuters Health - Pregnancies are more common among lesbian, gay, bisexual youths than among their heterosexual counterparts, suggests a new study of New York City high school students. Overall, sexual-minority students who were sexually active were about twice as likely as other students to report becoming pregnant or getting someone pregnant, researchers found. Previous studies had found an increased risk of pregnancies among sexual minority youths, but those data were old and mostly collected for girls only. For the new study, reported in the American Journal of Public Health, the researchers used data from nearly 10, ethnically and racially diverse New York City high school students from , and
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