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Table 4 Mental health and suicidality of trans women participants and correlates of psychological distress, suicidal ideation and suicide attempt (N = 763)

From: A cross-sectional study of mental health and suicidality among trans women in São Paulo, Brazil

Variables Descriptive Frequency Bivariate Models
K10 Score Ideation/Attempt
N % Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI
Access to treatment for any mental health condition
 No, but did not look for treatment 425 55.7 1 1
 No and did look for treatment 156 20.4 2.73 1.881–3.999 2.71 1.919–3.826
 Yes 182 23.9 1.39 0.973–1.98 2.52 1.814–3.497
 Depression diagnosis 146 19.1 3.01 2.08–4.408 4.27 3.003–6.121
 Post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis 41 5.4 1.83 0.972–3.49 5.5 2.848–11.34
 Anxiety diagnosis 202 26.5 1.94 1.406–2.695 2.26 1.668–3.065
Psychological distress (based on K10 results)
 None 120 15.7    1
 Mild 323 42.3    2.27 1.485–3.529
 Moderate 252 33    4.27 2.755–6.707
 Severe 68 8.9    8.64 4.76–15.993
 Suicidal ideation in lifetime 191 25     
 Suicide attempt in lifetime 238 31.2