Correlational findings

Study Holt et al. (2019): study US 2017

Transgender people, USA, 2017
Survey name:
Trans Collaborations Clinical Check-In
N = 207
Non Response:
Questionnaire: web
The different measures were administered in random order to reduce order effects.


Authors's label
TC 3 Factor 1: Acceptance/authenticity
Our Classification
Range 8-40
Self-report on 8 questions:

A In the past two weeks, how comfortable were you with presenting as your gender identity in public?
1 Not at all comfortable
5 Completely comfortable

B How often did you feel you knew how to present as your gender identity?
1 Never
5 Always

C Regardless if you experienced stigma or discrimination due to your gender identity, how confident did you feel to handle it?
1 Not at all confident
5 Extremely confident

D In the past two weeks, how often did you feel like you were accepted in society as a transgender or gender nonconforming person?
1 Never
5 Always

E How satisfied were you with the support you received for being transgender or gender nonconforming from your friends?
1 Not at all satisfied
5 Extremely satisfied

F Currently, how many people that you care about know your gender identity?
1 None
5 All

G Currently, how close do you feel to your ideal self-expression?
1 Not at all close
5 Extremely close

H Currently, how capable do you feel to handle any stressors that may arise due to your gender identity?
1 Not at all capable
5 Extremely capable

The factor 'Acceptance/authenticity' was identified using factor analysis. Higher scores indicate more acceptance in society and confidence in presentation and expression.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-?-mq-v-5-a r = + PA r = +.33(01)
NA r = +.01(ns)
Hence postive correlation with Affect Balance. Statistical significance unsure