TABLE 2

Sociodemographic Characteristics for Transgender and Nontransgender Children (n = 195)

Transgendera (n = 73)Controlsb (n = 73)Siblingsc (n = 49)
Gender, %
 Male303061
 Female707039
Natal boysd703061
Natal girls307039
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic707176
 Hispanic8510
 Asian642
 Multiracial/other161912
Mean age, y7.7 y7.8 y8.3 y
Age distribution, %
 3–5 y303022
 6–8 y403737
 9–12 y303341
Annual family income, %
 <$25 000112
 $25 001–$50 000774
 $50 001–$75 0007144
 $75 001–$125 000414339
 >$125 000443851
  • a Transgender children were all prepubescent and had socially transitioned.

  • b Controls were matched to transgender children for gender identity and age within 4 months.

  • c Siblings were the siblings who were closest in age to their transgender siblings.

  • d One natal male was diagnosed with a minor disorder of sex development, hypospadias, but consultation with endocrinologist indicated this condition is not associated with female identity.