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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:
Selfreport 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 female to male, male to female
Transgender
Non-binary
Travestite
Current self-characterization
Change of legal gender Legalized gender change Openness with trans identity Opennes about gender transition Country of birth Earlier nationality (nation of origin)
Ever migrated or not
County Region in Sweden
Population density in region
Age categories Current age (in years) Employment status Current employment status
Current status: retired or not
Education Level of school-education Monthly net income net income History of negative health care experiences Attitudes to own therapies
Attitudes to medical treatment
Tobacco use ever Earlier use of stimulants 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 Perceived availability of social support
Having a confident or not