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Table 1 Distribution of study variables among transgender women in Northeast Brazil, 2017

From: Association between gender-based discrimination and medical visits and HIV testing in a large sample of transgender women in northeast Brazil

Variables na %a
Outcome
Medical visits in the last 12 months
 No 271 33.0
 Yes 547 67.0
HIV testing in the last12 months
 No 458 54.2
 Yes 385 45.8
Main exposure
GBD
 No 92 12.7
 Yes 772 87.3
Covariates
Age
 18 to 25 439 49.5
 26 and older 425 50.5
Skin color
 Non-black 171 20.6
 Black 681 79.4
Monthly income
 US$252.87 or less 293 34.5
  > US$252.87 571 65.5
Years of schooling
 Up to 9 years 378 45.5
 10 or more years 473 54.5
Support in case of illness
 Never or sometimes 303 34.3
 Often or always 553 65.2
Support to accompany in the medical visits
 Never or sometimes 358 42.1
 Often or always 502 57.9
Participation in TGW civil society organizations
 No 638 77.1
 Yes 233 22.9
Hormone use   
 No 417 47.5
 Yes 440 52.5
Illicit use of industrial liquid silicone
 No 633 87.1
 Yes 228 12.9
Body satisfaction
 Dissatisfied 396 45.6
 Satisfied 462 54.4
Health satisfaction
 Dissatisfied 273 29.7
 Satisfied 587 70.3
Self-reported quality of life
 Poor 62 7.7
 Good 796 92.3
Need for medical treatment
 No need or very little need 623 71.2
 Moderately or very much 230 28.9
Enrollment in PHC
 No 254 31.5
 Yes 600 68.5
PHC as a usual source of care
 No 559 67.0
 Yes 304 33.0
  1. GBD gender-based discrimination, TGW transgender women, PHC primary health care
  2. a Weighted by RDS-II estimator