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Table 1 Weighted background characteristics of trans people in Ontario, Canada (n=380)

From: Intervenable factors associated with suicide risk in transgender persons: a respondent driven sampling study in Ontario, Canada

Background variables  
n = 380
% or \( \overline{x} \) 95 % CI
Age, years \( \left(\overline{x}\right) \) 32.7 (30.5, 35.0)
Gender spectrum (%)   
 Female-to-male spectrum 52.6 (44.4, 60.8)
 Male-to-female spectrum 47.4 (39.2, 55.6)
Gender fluidity (%)   
 Primarily fluid or third gender identity 17.7 (11.3, 24.1)
 Primarily masculine or feminine identity 82.3 (75.9, 88.7)
Ethnoracial group (%)   
 Aboriginal 6.6 (3.2, 9.9)
 Non-Aboriginal white 77.3 (71.0, 83.6)
 Non-Aboriginal racialized 16.1 (10.6, 21.7)
Place of birth (%)   
 Canada 80.3 (74.1, 86.6)
 Outside of Canada 19.7 (13.4, 25.9)
Sexual orientation (%)   
 Lesbian, gay, bisexual or MSM/WSW 66.7 (59.2, 74.2)
 Straight 33.3 (25.8, 40.8)
Region of residence (%)   
 Southeastern Ontario 10.8 (5.9, 15.7)
 South Central Ontario 16.4 (10.1, 22.7)
 Metropolitan Toronto 38.3 (30.3, 46.3)
 Southwestern Ontario 27.2 (18.7, 35.8)
 Northern Ontario 7.3 (2.9, 11.6)
Visual, hearing, communication or mobility disability (%) 12.4 (8.2, 16.7)
Parental status (young or grown children) (%) 25.6 (18.2, 32.9)
Strong religious upbringing (%) 23.7 (16.8, 30.7)
Childhood physical or sexual abuse (%) 70.7 (63.5, 78.0)
Major mental health disorder (%) 19.1 (13.4, 24.7)
Living with chronic illness or chronic pain (%) 18.0 (12.1, 23.9)