- Connor McCabe, PhD
The goals of the proposed research are to 1) distinguish sexual and gender minoritized (SGM) subgroups and intersections at heightened risk for alcohol use (AU; e.g., bisexuals and trans persons, SGM young women of color), 2) assess the role of state policies in moderating AU risk, and 3) delineate moderators and mechanisms of heightened AU across SGM populations within and beyond the coronavirus pandemic. Aim 1 will identify heterogeneity in substance use behaviors among SGM communities. It will then test race/ethnicity and age as intersectional moderators of SGM inequities and state-level policies impacting SGM communities that further differentiate AU risk among SGM groups. Findings will then be extended to address mediators and moderators of AU in the monthly AURP COVID-19 Participant Experience Survey (Aim 2) as well as the longitudinal, biennial data that extends beyond the pandemic into 2027 (Aim 3).
September 19, 2022 — August 31, 2024
Substance use disorders/misuse