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Table 1 Weighted frequencies for demographics in the Ontario trans population

From: Health care availability, quality, and unmet need: a comparison of transgender and cisgender residents of Ontario, Canada

  All trans people
(n = 433)
Trans mena [1]
(n = 205)
Trans womenb
(n = 227)
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Gender spectrum
 Trans men 52.8 (44.8, 62.0) --   --  
 Trans women 46.9 (37.8, 55.0) --   --  
Age
 16–24 33.2 (25.2, 43.1) 43.1 (34.6, 63.5) 23.9 (12.8, 47.0)
 25–34 29.1 (22.4, 37.0) 34.1 (21.1, 43.6) 35.0 (20.3, 49.5)
 35–44 16.4 (10.9, 22.4) 14.6 (4.9, 22.0) 16.9 (6.6, 27.9)
 45–54 12.5 (6.9, 18.5) 8.1 (1.6, 13.4) 11.2 (2.1, 17.1)
 55–64 6.3 (2.3, 9.8) 0 (---) 7.2 (0.7, 12.6)
 65+ 2.5 (0.6, 5.0) 0 (---) 5.6 (1.4, 16.5)
Ethno-racial identitiesc
 White 87.8 (82.4, 92.6) 79.6 (69.2, 88.7) 92.6 (88.9, 99.2)
 Aboriginal 6.0 (2.9, 9.6) 7.4 (2.2, 15.9) 6.1 (1.0, 7.7)
 Asian 7.0 (3.5, 11.5) 12.3 (4.6, 25.7) 4.2 (0.9, 10.0)
 Latin American 3.5 (0.8, 7.0) 7.2 (1.9, 18.0) 0.0 (0.0, 0.0)
 Black 2.9 (0.8, 5.8) 4.6 (0.6, 7.5) 1.0 (0.0, 1.3)
 Middle Eastern 3.7 (1.1, 7.0) 7.0 (1.3, 13.1) 0.6 (0.0, 6.6)
 Other 3.8 (0.9, 7.1) 5.9 (0.6, 16.2) 0.6 (0.0, 5.0)
Aboriginal identity
 Non-Aboriginal 94.4 (91.2, 97.3) 95.4 (88.4, 98.9) 93.3 (92.3, 98.6)
 First Nations, Métis or Inuit 5.6 (2.7, 8.8) 4.6 (1.1, 11.6) 6.7 (1.4, 7.7)
Immigration history
 Immigrant 15.6 (9.9, 21.7) 22.1 (10.3, 34.5) 12.0 (4.9, 22.6)
 Non-immigrant 81.8 (75.5, 88.0) 77.9 (65.5, 89.7) 82.2 (70.0, 90.7)
 Other 2.5 (0.5, 5.4) 0.0 (---) 5.8 (0.7, 14.8)
Marital status
 Never married 61.0 (52.5, 69.0) 66.8 (55.4, 80.9) 62.0 (47.5, 78.6)
 Separated 7.8 (4.1, 12.7) 3.0 (0.4, 11.1) 11.1 (3.7, 24.9)
 Divorced 7.3 (3.5, 12.2) 3.9 (0.4, 6.4) 8.5 (0.4, 16.4)
 Widowed 0.2 (0.0, 1.0) 0.6 (0.0, 3.2) 0.0 (0.0, 0.1)
 Living common-law 9.3 (5.3, 14.3) 12.3 (4.0, 18.3) 3.6 (0.8, 16.3)
 Married 14.4 (8.6, 19.9) 13.4 (4.9, 22.5) 14.7 (3.5, 17.5)
Region of province
 Eastern Ontario 14.9 (7.4, 24.5) 19.4 (7.8, 40.9) 11.8 (0.5, 28.4)
 Central Ontario 16.8 (10.7, 25.0) 7.1 (1.0, 23.5) 26.4 (13.7, 41.6)
 Metropolitan Toronto 32.7 (21.5, 42.1) 39.8 (25.9, 64.5) 24.7 (11.4, 37.6)
 Southwestern Ontario 27.3 (16.7, 38.7) 29.7 (7.3, 32.5) 23.3 (7.3, 47.4)
 Northern Ontario 8.4 (3.0, 16.3) 4.0 (0.2, 6.8) 13.8 (1.4, 28.4)
Education
 High school not completed 12.5 (8.1, 18.7) 13.3 (4.1, 15.7) 12.4 (4.6, 21.3)
 High school graduate 16.2 (10.8, 21.5) 18.2 (11.9, 30.6) 13.2 (4.4, 21.7)
 Some postsecondary 28.2 (22.3, 35.6) 28.9 (22.3, 45.1) 31.3 (20.2, 45.7)
 College or university degree 35.6 (27.8, 42.7) 32.5 (18.7, 40.7) 37.7 (27.0, 53.3)
 Graduate or prof degree 7.6 (3.6, 11.6) 7.2 (1.5, 15.2) 5.5 (0.8, 8.1)
Current student
 Yes, full-time 23.3 (16.8, 31.0) 26.9 (19.2, 42.9) 19.0 (7.4, 32.0)
 Yes, Part-time 5.7 (3.6, 9.3) 7.7 (3.4, 14.6) 2.1 (0.2, 5.7)
 No 71.1 (62.4, 77.3) 65.4 (48.2, 73.2) 78.9 (65.6, 90.4)
Household income
 Less than $15, 000 29.4 (19.8, 37.4) 24.8 (14.7, 44.1) 31.1 (14.2, 44.4)
 $15, 000 to $29, 999 17.3 (11.4, 24.6) 16.7 (6.8, 23.9) 16.5 (8.2, 32.4)
 $30, 000 to $49, 999 23.3 (16.4, 31.9) 34.7 (21.1, 49.5) 10.8 (3.3, 21.3)
 $50, 000 to $79, 999 12.7 (7.4, 19.1) 10.4 (4.1, 17.4) 14.4 (3.6, 21.7)
 $80, 000 + 17.2 (10.7, 25.1) 13.4 (4.1, 22.4) 27.2 (14.0, 48.5)
Personal Income
 Less than $15, 000 48.2 (40.2, 57.9) 50.1 (38.7, 66.0) 49.4 (35.4, 67.2)
 $15, 000 to $29, 999 21.0 (14.8, 28.8) 20.6 (10.8, 31.5) 18.3 (6.4, 29.3)
 $30, 000 to $49, 999 17.1 (10.3, 22.5) 21.7 (9.3, 29.7) 8.5 (3.5, 20.2)
 $50, 000 to $79, 999 7.1 (3.0, 10.9) 3.2 (0.9, 8.0) 13.0 (3.3, 22.1)
 $80, 000 + 6.6 (2.7, 12.4) 4.5 (0.1, 12.7) 11.0 (1.4, 23.5)
Employment status
 Full-time job 42.5 (32.9, 53.5) 37.0 (24.8, 53.2) 45.8 (28.9, 66.8)
 More than one part-time job 12.8 (7.6, 19.2) 13.9 (6.4, 27.8) 13.2 (6.6, 29.3)
 One part-time job 24.1 (16.5, 34.3) 34.4 (18.0, 44.9) 11.7 (2.2, 14.8)
 Retired 1.7 (0.0, 6.6) 0.4 (0.0, 2.6) 5.8 (0.0, 20.7)
 Student (not working) 4.5 (1.1, 9.9) 5.6 (0.2, 20.6) 4.4 (0.0, 2.8)
 Unemployed 10.3 (3.7, 15.0) 6.4 (0.0, 11.5) 15.4 (2.5, 29.9)
 Permanently unable to work 4.1 (0.3, 7.1) 2.4 (0.0, 3.3) 3.6 (0.0, 10.0)
  1. aRespondents were categorized as trans men if they were female at birth and now identified as boy or man, FTM, trans boy or man, feel like a boy sometimes, she-male, two-spirit, intersex, crossdresser, genderqueer, or bigender
  2. bRespondents were categorized as trans women if they were male at birth and now identified as girl or women, MTF, trans girl or women, feel like a girl sometimes, she-male, two-spirit, intersex, crossdresser, genderqueer, or bigender
  3. cCheck all that apply; percentages may not add up to 100%