Table 2

Comparison of psychosocial variables between trans and cisgender participants

Psychosocial variableTrans (n=500)Cisgender (n=3007)
n or mean % or SD n or mean % or SD
Psychological distress***
 Normal (≤15)286%55018%
 Moderate (16–21)6313%64822%
 High (22–29)12325%76125%
 Very high (30–50)27956%101634%
Perceived health***
 Fair/good/very good35771%259486%
 Very poor/poor14329%41314%
Discrimination medical setting past 12 months***
 No38176%276992%
 Yes11323%1284%
Discrimination other setting past 12 months***
 No14529%159353%
 Yes34970%130443%
Body dissatisfaction* 43.3 12.1 41.9 12.5
Loneliness*** 6.3 1.7 5.5 1.7
Satisfaction with life*** 17.2 7.1 20.6 7.3
  • *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.