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Table 2 Phase 1: natal sex and current gender identity cross-classified using a two-step method among U.S. young adults in the growing up today study 1

From: Monitoring the health of transgender and other gender minority populations: Validity of natal sex and gender identity survey items in a U.S. national cohort of young adults

  Maternal-reported natal sex (1996)
  Female (n = 5226) Male (n = 2605) Total sample (n = 7831)
  % (n)   
Current gender identity    
 Cisgender female 99.69 (5210) 0.00 (0) 66.53 (5210)
 Cisgender male 0.00 (0) 99.62 (2595) 33.14 (2595)
 Gender minority (Cross-sex identified, transgender, or do not identify) 0.31 (16) 0.38 (10) 0.33 (26)
  Cross-sex identified 0.06 (3) 0.15 (4) 0.09 (7)
  Transgender 0.06 (3) 0.08 (2) 0.06 (5)
  Do not identify as female, male, or transgender 0.19 (10) 0.15 (4) 0.18 (14)
  1. +Percentages are a function of sex (1996) column totals.
  2. Note: Cross-Sex identified refers to respondents who endorsed a female natal sex and a male current gender identity, or a male natal sex and a female current gender identity.
  3. Cisgender = Non-Gender Minority (concordant maternal-reported natal sex in 1996 and self-reported current gender identity in 2010).