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Table 3 Gender minority stress subscale scores among transgender women and transfeminine people, January–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

Subscales (number of items) Range Completion
N (%)
Alpha* Total score
Mean ± SD
Discrimination (5) 0–5 273 (98.6) 0.72 2.57 ± 1.65
Rejection (6) 0–6 271 (97.8) 0.80 2.68 ± 2.08
Victimization (6) 0–6 246 (88.8) 0.84 2.64 ± 2.08
Non-affirmation of gender identity (6) 0–18 276 (99.6) 0.88 11.92 ± 3.68
Internalized transphobia (8) 0–24 274 (98.9) 0.93 12.93 ± 5.40
Negative expectations for future (9) 0–27 276 (99.6) 0.93 15.37 ± 5.70
Non-disclosure of gender identity (5) 0–15 274 (98.9) 0.89 9.15 ± 3.41
  1. *Cronbach’s alpha of internal consistency based on standardized items