Chapter 10 (Text Description)

National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2011


Figure 10.1. Primary source of medical care, LGBT population, 2008

Primary Source of Medical CarePercent
ER4.0
Doctor's Office60.0
Health Center17.0
Free Clinic7.0
VA4.0
Alternative Provider2.0

Source: Reprinted from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey Report on Health and Health Care, 2011.

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Figure 10.2. People who were refused medical care, by race and gender identity

Refusal to Provide Medical Care by RacePercent
Overall Sample19.0
American Indian36.0
Asian15.0
Black19.0
Latino/a22.0
White17.0
Multiracial27.0

Refusal to Provide Care by Gender Identity/ExpressionPercent
MTF24.0
FTM20.0
All Trans22.0
GNC6.0

Source: Reprinted from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey Report on Health and Health Care, 2011.

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Figure 10.3. Postponement of care due to discrimination

Gender Identity/ExpressionNeeded CarePreventive Care
MTF24.0%27.0%
FTM42.0%48.0%
GNC (MTF Spectrum)17.0%18.0%
GNC (FTM Spectrum)23.0%33.0%

Source: Reprinted from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey Report on Health and Health Care, 2011.

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Figure 10.4. Source of insurance

Source of InsurancePercent
No Insurance19.0
Current or Former Employer40.0
Someone Else's Employer11.0
Medicare7.0
Purchased7.0
Military Health Care5.0
Other Public Health Care4.0
Student Insurance4.0
Medicaid3.0
Other1.0

Source: Reprinted from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey Report on Health and Health Care, 2011.

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Current as of April 2012
Internet Citation: Chapter 10 (Text Description): National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2011. April 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhdr11/chap10txt.html