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Table 4 Weighted frequencies for health care assessment and unmet need in Ontario trans women, compared with frequencies for Ontario men and women (Canadian Community Health Survey) age-adjusted to the population of trans women

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

  Trans women
N = 205
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 14.2 (7.0, 30.8) 15.7 (14.6, 16.8) −1.5 (−8.8, 15.1) 14.0 (13.0, 15.0) 0.2 (−7.1, 16.8)
 Good 42.9 (33.3, 56.9) 50.2 (48.7, 51.7) −7.3 (−17.0, 6.8) 51.3 (50.0, 52.5) −8.4 (−18.1, 5.7)
 Fair 27.0 (12.9, 34.3) 25.5 (24.1, 26.9) 1.5 (−12.7, 8.9) 25.3 (24.2, 26.4) 1.7 (−12.4, 9.1)
 Poor 15.9 (4.5, 26.1) 8.4 (7.6, 9.2) 7.5 (−3.9, 17.7) 9.2 (8.5, 10.0) 6.7 (−4.7, 16.9)
Healthcare quality in Ontario
 Excellent 12.4 (3.9, 24.3) 19.0 (17.9, 20.1) −6.6 (−15.2, 5.4) 15.5 (14.5, 16.5) −3.1 (−11.7, 8.8)
 Good 51.7 (42.2, 68.5) 56.2 (54.7, 57.7) −4.5 (−14.1, 12.4) 56.8 (55.5, 58.1) −5.1 (−14.7, 11.8)
 Fair 26.1 (13.5, 38.5) 19.8 (18.6, 21.1) 6.3 (−6.4, 18.8) 22.1 (21.0, 23.2) 4.0 (−8.6, 16.4)
 Poor 9.8 (0.7, 15.5) 4.8 (4.1, 5.5) 5.0 (−4.1, 10.7) 5.4 (4.8, 6.0) 4.4 (−4.7, 10.1)
Community healthcare availability
 Excellent 9.4 (3.2, 23.3) 16.5 (15.4, 17.6) −7.1 (−13.4, 6.8) 14.7 (13.7, 15.6) −5.3 (−11.6, 8.6)
 Good 36.8 (23.7, 47.4) 49.2 (47.7, 50.7) −12.4 (−25.6, −1.7)* 47.9 (46.5, 49.3) −11.1 (−36.5, −0.4)* [4]
 Fair 34.9 (25.2, 53.1) 23.5 (22.2, 24.8) 11.4 (1.6, 29.6)* 24.8 (23.6, 26.1) 10.1 (0.3, 28.3)*
 Poor 18.9 (6.3, 23.3) 10.6 (9.8, 11.4) 8.3 (−4.3, 12.8) 12.4 (11.6, 13.3) 6.5 (−6.1, 11.0)
Community healthcare quality
 Excellent 8.3 (3.6, 20.5) 18.0 (16.8, 19.2) −9.7 (−14.6, 2.6) 15.3 (14.3, 16.3) −7.0 (−11.8, 5.2)
 Good 54.5 (39.3, 69.7) 56.6 (55.1, 58.1) −2.1 (−17.4, 13.2) 56.7 (55.4, 58.0) −2.2 (−17.5, 13.1)
 Fair 26.1 (13.6, 39.3) 19.1 (17.9, 20.3) 7.0 (−5.6, 20.3) 21.2 (20.1, 22.4) 4.9 (−7.7, 18.1)
 Poor 11.0 (3.1, 15.9) 6.1 (5.3, 6.9) 4.9 (−3.0, 9.9) 6.6 (6.0, 7.2) 4.4 (−3.5, 9.3)
Needed healthcare in the past year but did not receive it
 Yes 36.4 (28.2, 56.7) 8.3 (7.2, 9.5) 28.1 (19.8, 48.4)* 12.9 (11.6, 14.2) 23.5 (15.2, 43.8)*
 No 63.6 (43.3, 71.8) 91.3 (90.1, 92.5) −27.7 (−48.0, −19.4)* 86.8 (85.5, 88.1) −23.2 (−43.5, −14.9)*
  1. *p < 0.05