Posts tagged as Transgender

Health care availability, quality, and unmet need

A comparison of transgender and cisgender residents of Ontario, Canada

Evidence suggests that transgender (trans) individuals in Canada are a medically underserved population; barriers range from lack of provider knowledge on trans issues to refusal of care. This paper provides the first formal estimation of health care inequalities between trans and cisgender individuals in Ontario, Canada.

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Heavy Episodic Drinking Among Transgender Persons

Disparities and Predictors

Drawing on a survey of transgender people in Canada’s most populous province, we estimate the frequency of heavy episodic drinking (HED), compare HED prevalence to the age-standardized background population, and examine associations with socio-demographics, gender transition, and social exclusion.

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