Evidence Exchange of LGBT Statistics

Welcome to LGBT Foundation’s Evidence Exchange, an evidence base of statistics about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) needs and experiences.

Topics range from healthcare to homophobia and schools to safer sex. The evidence base is continuously updated to include new research, and all records include as much information about the statistic as possible.

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Just under half of transgender people attending NHS gender identity clinics felt they should have received hormone therapy earlier. 1 in 4 private patients felt they should have received hormone therapy earlier.

Topics:
Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Just under half of transgender people attending NHS gender identity clinics felt they received hormone therapy at the right time. Almost 3 in 4 private patients felt they received hormone therapy at the right time.

Topics:
Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 4 transgender people attending gender identity clinics felt they should have been prescribed hormones sooner.

Topics:
Discrimination: Healthcare
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over 1 in 3 transgender people attending gender identity clinics felt they were given hormone treatments at the right time.

Topics:
Physical Health: Other

Year: 2008

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Almost 1 in 20 transgender people started hormone therapy by self medicating, buying hormones online.

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Substance Misuse: Other
Physical Health: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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2 in 5 transgender patients at NHS GICs had to get a second psychiatric opinion before being prescribed hormones. 1 in 10 private patients had to get a second psychiatric opinion.

Topics:
Mental Health: Other
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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1 in 4 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment at NHS gender identity clinics were totally happy with their care. Over 2 in 5 using private clinics were totally happy.

Topics:
Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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Just under 1 in 7 transgender people seeking gender reassignment treatment at NHS gender identity clinics were not at all happy with the service. 1 in 14 using private clinics were not at all happy.

Topics:
Discrimination: Healthcare

Year: 2008

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2 in 5 transgender patients at the GIC were happy with the care they received.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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Just over 1 in 6 transgender patients at the GIC were not happy with the care they received.

Topics:
Population Characteristics: Other

Year: 2008

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