TransPop: U.S. Transgender Population Health Survey

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By Ilan H. Meyer, Walter O. Bockting, Jody L. Herman, Sari K. Reisner

TransPop: U.S. Transgender Population Health Survey” will be the first national probability sample of transgender individuals in the U.S. and thus will be provide a more accurate and detailed picture of the issues faced by transgender people.  The study will provide researchers and policy makers with unbiased estimates about demographics, health outcomes and well-being, and health care needs of the transgender population, which will be crucial for designing evidence-based public health and policy interventions.

The study is being conducted by researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, Columbia University and The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health. The study is supported by the National Institute of Health, Office of Social and Behavioral Science and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (R01HD078526) as part of funding for a larger five-year study, “Generations”.

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