SOGI Data Collection

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Important work has been done to understand the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ populations, but information about sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) is still missing from crucial datasets used to shape healthcare policy and priorities across sectors. Adding these demographic categories to datasets and analyses is a primary way that organizations can demonstrate commitment to health equity for LGBTQ+ people. Eidos has worked with organizations on trainings for staff to integrate SOGI data collection into regular procedures.

The following resources represent best practices for integrating SOGI into data collection efforts, along with considerations for making the process understandable and affirming.

 

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