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Table 1 Characteristics of Trans PULSE Canada COVID Cohort participants

From: Impacts of COVID-19 on trans and non-binary people in Canada: a qualitative analysis of responses to a national survey

  Total sample
n = 820
Completed free-form responses to the question: “Can you tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted you as a trans or non-binary person, whether positive or negative?
Yes
n = 697
No
n = 123
p-valuea
n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Age     0.767
 15–19 57 (7) 46 (7) 11 (9)  
 20–24 151 (19) 132 (19) 19 (16)  
 25–34 308 (38) 261 (38) 47 (39)  
 35–49 226 (28) 190 (27) 36 (30)  
 50–64 62 (8) 55 (8) 7 (6)  
 65 + 10 (1) 9 (1) 1 (0.8)  
Gender     0.620
 Woman or girl 201 (25) 176 (25) 25 (20)  
 Man or boy 200 (24) 167 (24) 33 (27)  
 Indigenous or cultural gender 18 (2) 16 (2) 2 (2)  
 Non-binary or similar 400 (49) 337 (48) 63 (51)  
Indigenous in Canada     0.965
 Indigenous in Canada 59 (7) 50 (7) 9 (7)  
 Not Indigenous in Canada 758 (93) 644 (93) 114 (93)  
Racializationb     0.277
 Racialized 108 (13) 88 (13) 20 (16)  
 Not racialized 710 (87) 607 (87) 103 (84)  
Urban / ruralc     0.366
 Rural or small town 48 (6) 43 (6) 5 (4)  
 Not rural or small town 769 (94) 652 (94) 117 (96)  
Employment (age ≥ 25)d     0.377
 Permanent full-time 220 (37) 184 (36) 36 (40)  
 Employed, not permanent full-time 208 (35) 176 (35) 32 (36)  
 Not employed or on leave 137 (23) 122 (24) 15 (17)  
 Not employed and student or retired 33 (6) 26 (5) 7 (8)  
Past-year personal income (age ≥ 25)d     0.292
 None 67 (11) 53 (10) 14 (15)  
  < $15,000 149 (25) 132 (26) 17 (19)  
 $15,000 - $29,999 134 (22) 116 (23) 18 (20)  
 $30,000 - $49,999 115 (19) 99 (19) 16 (18)  
 $50,000 - $79,999 91 (15) 72 (14) 19 (21)  
 $80,000 + 48 (8) 41 (8) 7 (8)  
  1. aP-values obtained from chi-square tests
  2. bRacialized defined as either identifying as a person of colour or indicating they were perceived or treated as a person of colour
  3. cRural or small town defined as living in a community with population of less than 10,000
  4. dEmployment and economic questions were asked for those age 25 and older, as participants could be as young as 14 years of age