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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of transgender women and transfeminine people in China, December 2019–June 2020 (N = 277)

From: Gender minority stress and access to health care services among transgender women and transfeminine people: results from a cross-sectional study in China

Characteristics N (%)
Age (n = 253)* 29.04 (7.74)
Housing  
 Live alone owned or rent 163 (58.8)
 Live with someone else 62 (22.4)
 Live at workplace or school 38 (13.7)
 Other 14 (5.1)
Marital status (n = 276)*  
 Never married 243 (89.0)
 Engaged or married 10 (3.7)
 Separated or divorced 23 (8.4)
 Widowed 0 (0.0)
Education  
 High school or below 126 (45.5)
 Some college 68 (24.5)
 College/Bachelors or above 83 (30.0)
Annual income  
 No greater than USD$5538 75 (27.1)
 Greater than $5538 and no greater than $11,077 129 (46.6)
 Greater than USD$11,077 73 (26.3)
Sexual attraction  
 To women 15 (5.4)
 To men and women 23 (8.3)
 To men 224 (80.9)
 To no one 3 (1.1)
 Unsure or other 12 (4.3)
Gender identity  
 Transgender woman 104 (37.5)
 CD 37 (13.4)
 Yao or TS 39 (14.1)
 Women 59 (21.3)
 Gender non-conforming, nonbinary 37 (13.4)
 Other 1 (0.3)
Currently live as self-identified gender for most of the time (n = 276)*
 Yes 166 (60.1)
 No 110 (39.9)
Disclosed identity (n = 275)*  
 Yes 207 (75.3)
 No 68 (24.7)
Disclosed identity to health workers  
 Yes 155 (74.9)
 No 52 (25.1)
Ethnicity  
 Han 217 (80.3)
 Other 53 (19.6)
Lifetime sex work involvement  
 Yes 116 (42.2)
 No 159 (57.8)
  1. CD, Yao, and TS are local transfeminine identity terms
  2. *Numbers may not add up to 277 due to missing values