TABLE 2

Gender Differences in Sexual Experiences of 3 Age Groups of Transgirls and Transboys

Sexual ExperienceAll Ages (N = 138)SignificanceaAge <12 y (N = 28)SignificanceaAge 12–14 y (N = 35)SignificanceaAge 15–17 y (N = 75)Significancea
N (%)χ2 (df = 1)PN (%)χ2 (df = 1)PN (%)χ2 (df = 1)PN (%)χ2 (df = 1)P
Falling in love
 Transgirls45 (75)13 (77)12 (67)20 (80)
 Transboys59 (77)7 (70)12 (71)40 (83)
 All104 (77)0.253.6220 (74)0.137.7124 (69)0.062.8060 (82)0.1259.72
Romantic relationship
 Transgirls28 (47)7 (41)7 (39)14 (56)
 Transboys40 (54)1 (11)4 (25)35 (71)
 All68 (51)0.723.408 (31)2.49.1111 (32)0.747.3949 (66)1.762.18
Sexual fantasies
 Transgirls39 (65)6 (35)9 (50)24 (96)
 Transboys59 (81)5 (56)9 (60)45 (92)
 All98 (74)4.252.0411 (42)0.99.3218 (54)0.330.5769 (93)0.455.50
French kissing
 Transgirls11 (19)0 (0)0 (0)11 (44)
 Transboys36 (50)0 (0)1 (7)35 (71)
 All47 (36)13.859<.0010 (0)n/an/a1 (3)1.23.2746 (62)5.29.02
Petting while undressed
 Transgirls10 (17)0 (0)2 (11)8 (32)
 Transboys24 (33)0 (0)0 (0)24 (49)
 All34 (26)4.530.030 (0)n/an/a2 (6)1.774.1832 (43)1.945.16
Sexual intercourse
 Transgirls5 (9)0 (0)1 (6)4 (16)
 Transboys1 (1)0 (0)0 (0)1 (2)
 All6 (5)3.8.890 (0)n/an/a1 (3)0.911.345 (7)4.990.03
  • df, degree of freedom; n/a, not applicable.

  • a Significance difference between transgirls and transboys.