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Table 2 Weighted frequencies for health care assessment and unmet need in Ontario trans population, compared with age-adjusted frequencies for Ontario (Canadian Community Health Survey)

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

  Trans people
N = 433
Ontarians, age-standardized to trans population
N = 39,980
Standardized Prevalence Difference
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Healthcare availability in Ontario
 Excellent 13.0 (8.1, 18.5) 14.9 (14.2, 15.7) −1.9 (−6.9, 3.6)
 Good 48.4 (40.8, 55.8) 51.5 (50.5, 52.6) −3.1 (−10.8, 4.4)
 Fair 27.5 (20.7, 34.5) 25.1 (24.1, 26.0) 2.4 (−4.5, 9.5)
 Poor 11.1 (6.4, 17.2) 8.5 (8.0, 9.0) 2.6 (−2.1, 8.7)
Healthcare quality in Ontario
 Excellent 12.7 (7.6, 17.9) 17.3 (16.5, 18.1) −4.6 (−9.8, 0.7)
 Good 50.7 (42.1, 58.5) 56.9 (55.8, 57.9) −6.2 (−14.9, 1.7)
 Fair 24.4 (18.3, 32.2) 20.9 (20.1, 21.7) 3.5 (−2.7, 11.3)
 Poor 12.1 (6.9, 18.6) 5.0 (4.5, 5.4) 7.1 (1.9, 13.6)* [2]
Community healthcare availability
 Excellent 12.3 (7.9, 17.4) 15.7 (14.9, 16.4) −3.4 (−7.9, 1.8)
 Good 37.5 (30.2, 44.8) 49.1 (48.1, 50.1) −11.6 (−19.0, −4.2)*
 Fair 31.5 (24.1, 38.9) 24.0 (23.1, 24.8) 7.5 (0.1, 15.0)*
 Poor 18.7 (12.7, 25.7) 11.3 (10.7, 11.9) 7.4 (1.4, 14.4)*
Community healthcare quality
 Excellent 11.7 (7.0, 14.5) 16.7 (15.9, 17.5) −5.0 (−9.8, −2.1)*
 Good 48.5 (37.1, 52.0) 57.1 (56.1, 58.1) −8.6 (−20.0, −5.0)*
 Fair 22.3 (15.7, 27.8) 20.3 (19.2, 20.9) 2.0 (−4.6, 7.6)
 Poor 17.5 (11.3, 22.6) 6.2 (5.7, 6.6) 11.3 (5.1, 16.4)*
Needed healthcare in the past year but did not receive it
 Yes 43.9 (37.2, 51.5) 10.7 (9.7, 11.6) 33.2 (26.4, 40.9)*
 No 56.1 (48.5, 62.8) 89.2 (88.3, 90.1) −33.1 (−40.8, −26.3)*
  1. *p < 0.05