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Table 3 Prevalence of high mental health and/or substance use outcome by subgroups: Ontario bisexuals age 16 and over (n = 387)

From: Occurrence of multiple mental health or substance use outcomes among bisexuals: a respondent-driven sampling study

  Frequency, high burden outcomea
  % 95 % CI p*
Sociodemographics
 Age    0.8720
  16-24 20.7 (9.2, 32.2)  
  25-34 21.0 (10.4, 31.5)
  35-44 13.7 (2.9, 24.5)
  45+ 18.0 (0.0, 38.6)
 Gender    0.3830
  Cisgender woman 19.7 (10.8, 28.6)  
  Cisgender man 12.3 (2.0, 22.6)
  Trans womanb 29.5 (5.1, 53.9)
  Trans manb 25.5 (11.8, 39.2)
 Ethnoracial background    0.5424
  Aboriginal 13.6 (3.1, 24.2)  
  Non-Aboriginal racialized 14.2 (1.5, 27.0)
  Non-Aboriginal non-racialized 20.3 (13.0, 27.7)
 Sexual orientation self-identity    0.1795
  Bisexual only 24.7 (9.5, 39.9)  
  Bisexual and other identity/iesc 12.4 (4.7, 20.2)
  Other identity/ies onlyc 22.1 (14.1, 30.0)
 Residence    0.9038
  Metropolitan Toronto 18.8 (9.6, 27.9)  
  Ontario, not in Toronto 19.5 (10.9, 28.2)
Social equity factors
 Education    0.3372
  High school or less 26.5 (6.4, 46.5)  
  ≥ Some postsecondary school 25.3 (11.8, 38.7)
  Bachelor’s degree 13.0 (3.0, 23.0)
  ≥ Some graduate education 17.5 (8.0, 26.9)
 Income-to-needs ratio quartile    0.0478
  ≤ $12,500/person/yr 22.8 (10.5, 35.2)  
  > $12,500 to $23,333/person/yr 18.1 (7.8, 28.4)
  > $23,333 to < $35,000/person/yr 27.6 (11.1, 44.1)
  ≥ $35,000/person/yr 7.0 (0.9, 13.1)
 Perceived discrimination quartile    0.0038
  0-3 6.6 (0.8, 12.4)  
  4-10 23.8 (11.8, 35.8)
  11-18 13.8 (4.2, 23.3)
  19-108 32.0 (17.4, 46.7)
 Anti-bisexual experiences quartile    0.7651
  31-49 15.2 (3.7, 26.6)  
  50-63 19.5 (5.0, 34.0)
  64-85 18.2 (8.5, 27.8)
  86-188 24.3 (10.8, 37.8)
 Childhood abused    0.2970
  Yes 22.5 (12.9, 32.2)  
  No 16.3 (8.7, 23.8)
  1. *P-values are from Rao-Scott chi-square tests
  2. aHaving three of more of the following five outcomes: Current depression, current anxiety consistent with disorder, past-year suicidal ideation, problem drinking, or polysubstance use (use of two or more illicit substances excluding marijuana)
  3. bIncludes those who identify as genderqueer, bigender, 2-Spirit or other non-male, non-female identities
  4. cOther identity options included: 2-spirited, ambisexual, asexual, biaffectionate, bisensual, fluid, heteroflexible, homoflexible, omnisexual, pansexual, queer, or other identities not specified
  5. dChildhood abuse includes self-report of any sexual or physical abuse prior to age 16