MCAT Social and Behavioral Sciences : Inequality in Healthcare

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Example Question #1 : Inequality In Healthcare

Which of the following is a common barrier to healthcare access for transgender individuals?

Possible Answers:

Harassment or assault in a medical setting

Lack of provider knowledge

Refusal of care

All of these

Correct answer:

All of these

Explanation:

 

A 2010 survey conducted by the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force collected the following findings: 50% of transgender or gender non-conforming individuals surveyed stated that their provider had very little or no knowledge of transgender care, 19% were refused care outright (including for conditions that did not relate to gender transition), and 28% reported experiencing harassment in a medical setting—with 2% reporting assault or some other act of violence perpetrated against them in a doctor's office.

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