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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants

From: Validation of Bengali perceived stress scale among LGBT population

Variable Lesbian
N = 33
Gay
N = 85
Bisexual
N = 87
Transgender
N = 91
Educational attainment n(%)
 No formal education 2 (6.06) 7 (8.43) 9 (10.47) 22 (24.44)
 Primary 11 (33.33) 18 (21.69) 28 (32.56) 36 (40.00)
 Secondary 4 (12.12) 21 (25.30) 17 (19.77) 22 (24.44)
 Higher Secondary 6 (18.18) 24 (28.92) 18 (20.93) 6 (6.67)
 Undergraduate 9 (27.27) 12 (14.46) 13 (15.12) 3 (3.33)
 Graduate 1 (3.03) 1 (1.20) 1 (1.16) 1 (1.11)
Source of finance n(%)
 Service 13 (39.39) 14 (16.47) 18 (20.69) 1 (1.10)
 Business 1 (3.03) 3 (3.53) 18 (20.69) 0 (0.00)
 Family 6 (18.18) 14 (16.47) 13 (14.94) 0 (0.00)
 Multiple 4 (12.12) 42 (49.41) 23 (26.44) 51 (56.04)
 Others 9 (27.27) 12 (14.12) 15 (17.24) 39 (42.86)
Age M(SD) 28.94 (8.07) 26.84 (8.09) 26.87 (6.88) 30.94 (11.99)
Income M(SD)a 15.59(13.39) 10.92(8.26) 15.01(11.57) 12.45(8.63)
  1. aMonthly income in thousand Taka