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Table 3 Weighted frequencies for health care assessment and unmet need in Ontario trans men, compared with frequencies for Ontario men and women (Canadian Community Health Survey) age-adjusted to the population of trans men

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

  Trans men
N = 227
Ontario men
N = 17,869
Standardized Prevalence Difference Ontario women
N = 22,111
Standardized Prevalence Difference
% (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Healthcare availability in Ontario
 Excellent 16.4 (10.3, 27.8) 16.1 (14.7, 17.4) 0.3 (− 5.9, 11.8) 14.2 (13.0, 15.4) 2.2 (−4.0, 13.7)
 Good 50.4 (40.8, 65.7) 51.7 (49.8, 53.6) −1.3 (−11.1, 14.1) 53.5 (52.0, 55.1) −3.1 (−12.8, 12.3)
 Fair 29.4 (16.9, 36.9) 25.1 (23.4, 26.8) 4.3 (−8.3, 12.0) 23.8 (22.6, 25.1) 5.6 (−7.0, 13.2)
 Poor 3.9 (0.2, 4.5) 7.0 (6.2, 7.9) −3.1 (−6.9, −2.1)* 8.3 (7.5, 9.2) −4.4 (−8.2, −3.4)* [3]
Healthcare quality in Ontario
 Excellent 15.8 (8.6, 26.7) 19.1 (17.7, 20.5) −3.3 (−10.6, 7.7) 15.9 (14.6, 17.2) −0.1 (−7.4, 10.9)
 Good 47.9 (35.7, 63.1) 56.7 (54.9, 58.6) −8.8 (−21.1, 6.5) 57.6 (56.0, 59.2) −9.7 (−22.0, 5.6)
 Fair 25.3 (14.0, 34.2) 19.9 (18.4, 21.4) 5.4 (−6.0, 14.4) 21.3 (20.1, 22.6) 4.0 (−7.4, 13.0)
 Poor 11.0 (2.9, 19.4) 4.2 (3.5, 4.9) 6.8 (−1.3, 15.2) 5.1 (4.3, 5.9) 5.9 (−2.2, 14.3)
Community healthcare availability
 Excellent 16.3 (8.5, 25.6) 16.6 (15.2, 17.9) −0.3 (−8.2, 9.1) 15.1 (14.0, 16.2) 1.2 (−6.7, 10.6)
 Good 37.6 (26.3, 53.0) 50.6 (48.8, 52.4) −13.0 (−24.4, 2.5) 48.5 (46.8, 50.2) −10.9 (−22.3, 4.6)
 Fair 27.8 (15.9, 38.0) 23.2 (21.7, 24.7) 4.6 (−7.4, 14.9) 24.5 (23.1, 25.9) 3.3 (−8.7, 13.6)
 Poor 18.3 (8.5, 28.5) 9.5 (8.6, 10.5) 8.8 (−1.1, 19.0) 11.8 (10.8, 12.8) 6.5 (−3.4, 16.7)
Community healthcare quality
 Excellent 16.9 (9.3, 26.6) 18.0 (16.5, 19.4) −1.1 (−8.8, 8.7) 15.3 (14.2, 16.5) 1.6 (−6.1, 11.4)
 Good 41.7 (33.8, 60.1) 57.4 (55.7, 59.1) −15.7 (−23.8, 2.8) 57.2 (55.6, 58.9) −15.5 (−23.6, 3.0)
 Fair 18.8 (8.3, 26.0) 19.2 (1.7, 20.6) −0.4 (−11.0, 18.5) 21.2 (20.9, 22.6) −2.4 (−13.0, 4.8)
 Poor 22.6 (10.1, 30.0) 5.4 (4.6, 6.2) 17.2 (4.7, 24.6)* 6.1 (5.5, 6.8) 16.5 (4.0, 23.9)*
Needed healthcare in the past year but did not receive it
 Yes 42.3 (31.0, 53.9) 7.9 (6.7, 9.1) 34.4 (23.0, 46.1)* 13.1 (11.6, 14.6) 29.2 (17.8, 40.9)*
 No 57.7 (46.1, 69.0) 91.8 (90.5, 93.1) −34.1 (−45.8, −22.7)* 86.8 (85.3, 88.2) −29.1 (−40.8, −17.7)*
  1. *p < 0.05