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Table 2 Demographics: Weighted frequencies for trans people in Ontario, Canada

From: High heterogeneity of HIV-related sexual risk among transgender people in Ontario, Canada: a province-wide respondent-driven sampling survey

  All trans people n = 433 Female-to-Male spectrum n = 227 Male-to-Female spectrum n = 205 Aboriginal n = 35 Non-aboriginal white n = 333 Non-aboriginal racialized n = 62
  % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Gender spectrum
     Female-to-male  53 (45, 62) n/a n/a n/a n/a 46 (19, 72) 49 (41, 61) 85 (71, 94)
     Male-to-female  47       54 (28, 81) 51 (39, 59) 15 (6, 29)
Age             
     16–24  33 (25, 43) 42 (30, 54) 25 (15, 38) 50 (19, 71) 34 (25, 45) 35 (19, 54)
     25–34  29 (23, 37) 32 (22, 42) 27 (18, 39) 32 (16, 60) 29 (23, 39) 33 (10, 51)
     35–44  16 (11, 23) 14 (7, 22) 18 (10, 28) 12 (1, 27) 14 (9, 21) 23 (8, 41)
     45–54  13 (7, 18) 10 (3, 19) 15 (7, 22) 6 (0, 18) 13 (7, 19) 9 (0.2, 28)
     55–64  6 (2, 10) 3 (0, 8) 10 (3, 16) 0.2 (0, 1) 7 (2, 10) 0.8 (0, 5)
     65 +   3 (0.6, 5) 0 (−−, --) 6 (1, 11) 0.3 (−−, --) 3 (0.6, 6) 0.1 (−−,--)
Ethno-racial group
     Aboriginal  7 (4, 11) 6 (2, 11) 8 (4, 15) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
     Non-Aboriginal white  77 (71, 84) 70 (61, 81) 87 (80, 93)       
     Non-Aboriginal racialized 16 (10, 22) 25 (14, 32) 5 (2, 9)
Ethno-racial background(s) indicated *
     Aboriginal  6 (3, 10) 5 (2, 10) 7 (2, 12) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
     White Can/Amer/Euro 88 (83, 93) 84 (76, 92) 93 (87, 98)       
     East/South/Southeast Asian 7 (3, 12) 10 (4, 19) 4 (1, 7)       
     Black Can/Amer/African 4 (0.9, 7) 6 (1, 12) 0 (−−, --)       
     Latin American 3 (0.8, 6) 4 (0.8, 9) 1 (0, 4)       
     Middle Eastern 4 (1, 7) 6 (2, 12) 0.4 (0, 1)       
     Other 4 (0.9, 7) 6 (0.6, 11) 2        
Region of residence
     Southeastern Ontario 15 (7, 25) 13 (5, 23) 16 (6, 27) 5 (0, 21) 16 (7, 28) 5 (0, 16)
     South central Ontario 17 (11, 25) 9 (3, 18) 25 (16, 38) 26 (9, 54) 16 (11, 27) 19 (2, 41)
     Metropolitan Toronto 33 (22, 42) 46 (30, 59) 23 (14, 32) 50 (11, 73) 30 (18, 37) 65 (42, 85)
     Southwestern Ontario 27 (17, 39) 27 (15, 41) 25 (14, 40) 10 (0, 27) 30 (18, 42) 8 (0, 26)
     Northern Ontario 8 (3, 16) 6 (1, 15) 10 (3, 19) 9 (1, 25) 9 (3, 18) 2 (0, 9)
Place of birth
     Canada 81 (75, 87) 79 (69, 89) 84 (76, 91) 91 (71, 100) 90 (84, 94) 38 (20, 58)
     Outside of Canada 19 (13, 26) 21 (12, 31) 17 (9, 24) 9 (0, 29) 11 (6, 16) 62 (42, 81)
Education
     Less than high school 13 (8, 19) 14 (8, 25) 11 (5, 19) 15 (3, 30) 15 (9, 21) 2 (0, 7)
     High school diploma 16 (11, 22) 21 (12, 28) 12 (5, 19) 18 (4, 37) 16 (10, 22) 18 (5, 32)
     Some college or university 28 (22, 35) 25 (16, 34) 31 (22, 42) 34 (11, 61) 29 (22, 37) 25 (13, 43)
     College or university degree 36 (28, 43) 32 (23, 42) 40 (30, 50) 28 (6, 53) 35 (27, 43) 40 (20, 59)
     Graduate or professional degree 8 (4, 12) 9 (2, 15) 7 (2, 11) 6 (0, 19) 6 (2, 10) 15 (0.4, 33)
Personal annual income
     < $15,000 49 (41, 59) 52 (42, 65) 47 (37, 63) 61 (31, 85) 49 (41, 61) 48 (29, 73)
     $15,000 - $29,999 21 (15, 29) 22 (13, 32) 21 (10, 31) 5 (0, 14) 22 (14, 31) 24 (5, 46)
     $30,000 - $49,999 16 (9, 20) 20 (11, 28) 10 (4, 15) 6 (0.5, 17) 16 (9, 22) 18 (4, 29)
     $50,000 - $79,999 7 (3, 11) 3 (0.7, 5) 12 (4, 20) 20 (3, 45) 7 (3, 12) 0.4 (0, 1)
     $80,000 +  7 (3, 13) 4 (0.1, 10) 11 (3, 20) 8 (0, 23) 6 (2, 11) 10 (0, 27)
Household poverty
     Below low income cut-off (LICO) 34 (27, 42) 37 (27, 47) 31 (22, 42) 53 (21, 77) 35 (27, 45) 28 (13, 47)
     Above LICO 66 (58, 73) 63 (53, 73) 69 (58, 78) 47 (23, 80) 65 (55, 73) 72 (53, 87)
Social transition status
     Full-time in core gender 48 (41, 57) 49 (38, 61) 46 (37, 59) 43 (23, 79) 49 (42, 59) 44 (24, 63)
     Part-time in core gender 30 (22, 36) 35 (24, 47) 24 (13, 30) 38 (7, 60) 28 (19, 35) 35 (20, 53)
     Not living in core gender 22 (16, 30) 16 (7, 25) 30 (21, 42) 19 (0, 40) 23 (15, 31) 21 (6, 38)
Medical transition status
     Completed a medical transition 25 (17, 32) 25 (15, 35) 25 (19, 39) 34 (10, 64) 24 (16, 31) 28 (11, 45)
     In process 24 (19, 31) 16 (10, 22) 32 (24, 44) 41 (13, 69) 24 (18, 31) 11 (4, 20)
     Planning, but not begun 27 (21, 35) 38 (28, 49) 15 (7, 22) 14 (2, 33) 30 (24, 41) 23 (7, 40)
     Not planning to medically transition 4 (1, 9) 6 (0.6, 14) 3 (1, 5) 0.7 (−−, --) 5 (2, 10) 0.6 (0, 2)
     Not sure 9 (5, 17) 6 (2, 15) 13 (5, 21) 4 (0, 12) 9 (5, 15) 17 (0, 36)
     Concept of transitioning does not apply 10 (5, 13) 9 (4, 14) 11 (3, 15) 6 (0, 14) 8 (3, 11) 20 (9, 39)
  1. * Ethno-racial background was a check-all-that-apply item, so totals will not sum to 100%.