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VandeGrift et al. (2017): study ZZ Western Europe 2013

Publication

Author(s):
VandeGrift, T.C.; Cerwenka, S.C.; Cohen-Kettenis, P.T.; Elaut, E.; Kreukels, B.P.C
Title:
Surgical Satisfaction, Quality of Life, and Their Association After Gender-Affirming Surgery: A Follow-up Study.
Source:
Journal of Sex & Martial Therapy, Vol 44(2), 138-148

Investigation

Public:
Transgenders on hormonal therapy and after gender affirming surgery, 4-7 years after first contact with gender clinic, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, 2013.
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 136
Non Response:
63%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e
Author's label:
Cantril ladder
Remarks:
Measured 4-7 years after first contact with clinic, while on hormones and after gender affirming surgery.
Page in publication:
145
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.96 6.96
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel when considering your life as a whole?
3 good
2 fair
1 not good
Classification:
M-FH-u-sq-v-3-e
Author's label:
Overall feeling about life
Remarks:
Measured at first contact of patients with the clinic, before diagnosis and treatment.
Page in publication:
142
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 23%,   2: 42%,   3: 33%   (total 98%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.10 5.82
SD:
0.75 1.63

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with surgery Satisfaction with sex-reassignment