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Studies

Zeluf et al. (2016): study SE 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Zeluf, G.; Deogan, C.; Dhejne, C.; Ekeus Thorson, A.; Hoijer, J.; Nilunger Mannheimer, L.
Title:
Health, disability and quality of life among trans people in Sweden-a web-based survey
Source:
BMC Public Health, 16:903

Investigation

Public:
Transgender people, Sweden, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability snowball sample
Respondents:
N = 776
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Thinking in general about your quality of life and using the scale where 0 = very unhappy and 10 = very unhappy, how happy are you with your quality of life?
0  very unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy
Classification:
O-QOL-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Quality of life
Remarks:
Median (cut off value) = 6
44% below median
56% above median
Page in publication:
5

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Trans experience Transgender
Current self-characterization
female to male, male to female
Non-binary
Transvestite
Change of legal gender Legalized gender change Openness with trans identity Openness about gender transition Country of birth Ever migrated or not
Earlier nationality (nation of origin)
County Population density in region
Region in Sweden
Age categories Current age (in years) Employment status Current employment status
Current status: retired or not
Unemployed
Education Level of school-education Monthly net income Net household income History of negative health care experiences Attitudes to medical treatment
Attitudes to psychological traetment
Tobacco use ever Earlier use of tobacco Alcohol risk consumption Use of alcohol Illicit drug use past six months Earlier use of stimulants Religiosity Religious (vs not) Practical support Perceived availability of social support Social support Having a confident or not
Perceived availability of social support