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Counting ourselves : the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand Jaimie Veale, Jack Byrne, Kyle Tan, Sam Guy, Ashe Yee, Tāwhanga Nopera and Ryan Bentham

By: Veale, Jaimie.
Contributor(s): Byrne, Jack | Tan, Kyle | Guy, Sam | Yee, Ashe | Nopera, Tāwhanga | Bentham, Ryan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hamilton, New Zealand : Transgender Health Research Lab, University of Waikato, 2019Description: electronic document (132 pages) ; PDF file.ISBN: 978-0-473-49184-0 .Subject(s): ADOLESCENTS | ASIAN PEOPLES | CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE | DISABLED PEOPLE | HEALTH | INTERSEX | LGBTIQ | MĀORI | MENTAL HEALTH | PACIFIC PEOPLES | PASIFIKA | SAFETY | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | STATISTICS | TRANSGENDER | YOUNG PEOPLE | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till 30 September 2018. We worked with a diverse community advisory group to design the questions. Our team is based at the University of Waikato and we also collaborated with other academics, health professionals, community organisations and policymakers with an interest in the wellbeing of trans and non-binary people. We had 1,178 survey participants, with 99% of them completing the survey online. Safety and violence. - Almost a third of participants (32%) reported will since they were 13. This is a much higher rate of sexual violence than for women or for men in the general population. Participants who reported this were twice as likely to have attempted suicide in the past year (18%) than participants who did not report this (9%). - Almost half (47%) reported someone had attempted to have sex with them against their will, since the age of 13. (From the Executive summary). Access the website to for sections of the report available in PDF and Word formats, and other resources. Record #6396
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Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till 30 September 2018. We worked with a diverse community advisory group to design the questions. Our team is based at the University of Waikato and we also collaborated with other
academics, health professionals, community organisations and policymakers with an interest in the wellbeing of trans and non-binary people.
We had 1,178 survey participants, with 99% of them completing the survey online.

Safety and violence.
- Almost a third of participants (32%) reported will since they were 13. This is a much higher rate of sexual violence than for women or for men in the general population. Participants
who reported this were twice as likely to have attempted suicide in the past year (18%) than participants who did not report this (9%).
- Almost half (47%) reported someone had attempted to have sex with them against their will, since the age of 13. (From the Executive summary). Access the website to for sections of the report available in PDF and Word formats, and other resources. Record #6396

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