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Studies

Drydakis (2016): study GB 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Drydakis, N.
Title:
Transgenderism, Sex Reassignment Surgery and Employees' Job-Satisfaction
Source:
Kollen, T. (Ed.), 2016, "Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations", Springer International, Switzerland, 83 - 99

Investigation

Public:
Transgender men and women, before and after sex reassignment surgery, UK, 2012-2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 40
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Selected subjects were interviewed twice a year 2012-2014

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

".....satisfaction with life in general....."
( Full question not reported )
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  mixed feelings
2  dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-c
Author's label:
satisfaction with life
Remarks:
Distribution is the average of the first and final data volume.
Page in publication:
91
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.7%,   2: 21.2%,   3: 56.2%,   4: 18.7%,   5: 0%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.90 5.09
SD:
0.73 1.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding change happiness after (vs before) sex reassignment Earlier sexe reassignment
Phase of sexe reassignment
female to male, male to female
health status Global health rating femininity/masculinity Gender roles
Masculine (vs feminine)
adverse mental health symptoms (CES-D) Scores on symptom inventories
Depressive (f31-33)
job satisfaction Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole