Status: Baseline only
Most Recent Data:
2 national, population-based surveys (2016)
2 national, population-based surveys collected data on (or for) transgender populations in 2016
Increase the number of nationally representative, population-based surveys that collect data on (or for) transgender populations
Data Source: Healthy People 2030 Database (Data2030), CDC/NCHS
Transgender people have specific health-related challenges and disparities — and accurate data is key to identifying how to meet their health needs. But only a few national surveys include questions on gender identity. Adding questions about gender identity to more surveys can help inform health promotion strategies for transgender people.
Topics: LGBT, Public Health Infrastructure