Evidence Exchange of LGBT Statistics

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63% of all respondents indicated that they were satisfied, while nearly one third (32%(6)) indicated that they were not. All of the patients who stated that they had received private hospital care indicated that they felt satisfied that their needs as a transgender person were met in relation to their accommodation requirements. In patients who did not state that they had received private hospital care, 40% (6) indicated that they were not satisfied that their needs as a transgender person were met in relation to their accommodation requirements, 53% (8) indicated that they were satisfied, and one respondent indicated that they were unsure. Notably, non-binary respondents were the least likely to feel satisfied that their needs had been met with 75%(3) of non-binary respondents indicating that they did not feel that their needs as a transgender person were met in relation to their accommodation requirements.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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44% (4) of respondents indicated that they had been supported in their regular healthcare routine/grooming by hospital staff and the same percentage indicated that they had not been supported. In patients who did not state that they had received private hospital care, only 29%(2) of respondents indicated that they had received support in their regular healthcare routine/grooming by hospital staff, with 57% (4) indicating that they had not.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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One third (3) of respondents indicated that they had not been able to access everyday healthcare items related to trans-specific health needs. Of the 6 respondents who did not state that they had received private hospital care, half (3) indicated that they had not been able to access everyday healthcare items related to trans-specific health needs.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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69%(11) of respondents indicated that they were able to access necessary toiletries and facilities for daily grooming specific to their gender presentation, while over one quarter indicated that they were not. Of the 4 respondents who stated that they had received private care this rose to 100%. Of the 12 respondents who did not state that they had received private hospital care, 42% (5) of respondents indicated that they were not able to access the necessary toiletries and facilities.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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89%(17) of respondents indicated that they had not been consulted on where they would feel most safe and comfortable. None of the respondents who did not state that they had received private hospital care indicated that they had been consulted on where they would feel most safe and comfortable.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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63% of respondents indicated that they had been offered accommodation in a separate room, with 37% of respondents indicating that they had not been offered accommodation in a separate room. All respondents who indicated that they had received private hospital care indicated that they were offered accommodation in a separate room. Of those 15 respondents who did not state that they had received private hospital care, nearly half, 47% (7), indicated that they had not been offered accommodation in a separate room. Only 53%(8) had been offered accommodation in a separate room.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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42%(8) of respondents indicated that they had not been offered accommodation on a single-sex ward appropriate to their gender. 21%(4) of respondents indicated that they had been offered accommodation on a single-sex ward appropriate to their gender. 32%(6) of respondents indicated that this was not applicable and one respondent indicated that they were unsure. Of those 15 respondents who did not state that they had received private hospital care, 53%(8) indicated that they had not been offered accommodation on a single-sex ward appropriate to their gender.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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The recent Brighton & Hove Trans Needs Assessment suggested that trans people in the city have on average lower rates of satisfaction with hospital care than the general population(65% vs 85%). 21% of respondents were reported to be dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with hospital care in the city.

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Physical Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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Nearly three quarters of LBQ women who said they visited sexual health clinics did so less than once a year.

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Sexual Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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44% LBQ women surveyed said they had not visited a sexual health clinic.

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Sexual Health: Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare

Year: 2016

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