TABLE 3

Proportion of Sexual Orientation and Teen Pregnancy Association Mediated by Risk Factors in a US-Based Cohort of Young Women (N = 7120)

Sexual OrientationProportion Mediated (P) by Risk Factors
Childhood Physical and/or Emotional AbuseChildhood Sexual AbuseBullyingChildhood Physical and/or Emotional Abuse and Sexual Abuse and Bullying
Completely heterosexual with no same-sex partnersRefRef.RefRef
Sexual minoritya0.38 (0.01)0.32 (0.03)N/Ab0.45 (0.02)
  • N/A, not applicable.

  • a Sexual minority includes completely heterosexual with same-sex partners, mostly heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian.

  • b No mediation.