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Table 2 Demographic information with comparisons for gender identity and sexual orientation

From: Mental health help seeking patterns and associations among Australian same sex attracted women, trans and gender diverse people: a survey-based study

  No. % Gender identity (p) Sexual orientation (p)
Residential location, n = 1617    .24 .001
 Inner urban 616 38.1   
 Outer urban 664 41.1   
 Regional centre 145 9.0   
 Rural area 1b 142 8.8   
 Rural area 2c 50 3.1   
Homelessnessd, n = 1631    <.001a .49
 Never 1081 66.3   
 Anytime in the past 510 31.3   
 Now 40 2.5   
Indigeneity, n = 1630    .34a .74a
 No 1585 97.2   
 Do not wish to say 7 0.4   
 Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander 38 2.3   
Ethnicity, n = 1614    .11a .02a
 Anglo-Australian 1225 75.9   
 Anglo-European 233 14.4   
 New Zealand 20 1.2   
 Aboriginal 9 0.6   
 Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Sri-Lankan 30 1.9   
 Other 97 6.0   
Education, n = 1632    <.001a <.001a
 Still at high school 17 1.0   
 School before year 12 88 5.4   
 Completed high school to end of year 12 336 20.6   
 Completed a trade apprenticeship or traineeship 89 5.5   
 Completed a diploma 185 11.3   
 Completed a university degree 567 34.7   
 Completed a higher degree 345 21.1   
 Other 5 0.3   
Income, n = 1631    <.001a <.001a
 $0-$24,999 595 36.5   
 $25,000-$49,999 315 19.3   
 $50,000-$74,999 299 18.3   
 $75,000-$99,999 233 14.3   
 $100,000-$124,999 90 5.5   
 $125,000-$149,999 40 2.5   
 $150,000-$174,999 29 1.8   
 $175,000-$199,999 8 0.5   
 $200,000 and up 22 1.3   
Relationship, n = 1624    <.001 <.001
 No 555 34.2   
 Yes, with one person 1006 61.9   
 Yes, with more than one person 63 3.9   
Gender of partner, n = 1003     
 A woman 801 79.9 .05a < .001a
 A man 170 16.9   
 A trans woman 3 0.3   
 A trans man 10 1.0   
 Gender queer 13 1.3   
 Intersex 2 0.2   
 Other 4 0.4   
Have children, n = 1618    <.001 <.001
 No 1165 72.0   
 Yes 453 28.0   
  1. Note: aMonte Carlo test used due to small expected cell frequencies
  2. bPopulation between 5000–50,000. cPopulation less than 5,000. dIncludes sleeping rough/squatting, emergency accommodations, and hostels/motels etc