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Table 1 The characteristics of the SF36 questioner studies included in the analysis

From: Quality of life in people with transsexuality after surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors Year Type of study SS& Surgery QOL* (Mean ± SD) NOS** Score
FTMa MTFb D1c D2 d D3 e D4 f D5 g D6h D7 i D8 j Total QOL
Gorin-Lazard, A. et al. [44] 2012 Cross sectional 31 *   89.4 ± 15.7 76.3 ± 27.3 76.7 ± 34.7 81.1 ± 31.2 70.0 ± 17.3 62.7 ± 16.5 75.9 ± 20.1 79.6 ± 14.5 78.15 ± 18.7 7
Gorin-Lazard, A. et al. [44] 2012 Cross sectional 30   * 92.7 ± 9.0 82.7 ± 20.6 84.7 ± 25.6 77.4 ± 33.8 73.0 ± 17.7 63.4 ± 19.0 74.0 ± 18.1 77.1 ± 17.5 75.55 ± 18.55 7
Newfield, E. et al. [16] 2006 Cross sectional 376 *   51.79 ± 7.6 43.14 ± 10.9 50.59 ± 8.8 42.42 ± 11.6 42.12 ± 10.2 46.22 ± 9.9 49.73 ± 9.9 47.76 ± 10.5 46.99 ± 10.05 7
Vasegh Rahimparvar, F. et al. [17] 2013 Cross sectional 46 *   81.9 ± 16.1 70.11 ± 27.3 65.22 ± 37.1 64.49 ± 38.7 67.22 ± 16.2 63.91 ± 17.7 80.65 ± 23.8 67.17 ± 22.4 66.19 ± 23.10 6
Motmans, J. et al. [15] 2012 Cross sectional 49   * 83.78 ± 18.58 80.10 ± 23.37 76.53 ± 38.33 82.31 ± 34.09 71.51 ± 16.40 60.61 ± 18.16 76.43 ± 22.55 65.51 ± 21.71 76.48 ± 22.10 6
Motmans, J. et al. [15] 2012 Cross sectional 54 *   78.70 ± 25.94 79.63 ± 19.62 72.69 ± 40.71 75.31 ± 36.74 69.26 ± 20.78 60.93 ± 20.58 78.42 ± 28.42 67.50 ± 21.50 74.00 ± 23.72 6
Wierckx, K. et al. [24] 2011 Cross sectional 47   * 85.9 ± 15.0 85.5 ± 19.5 83.3 ± 33.2 83.0 ± 34.1 72.6 ± 19.2 62.1 ± 20.7 75.8 ± 20.8 70.9 ± 19.4 79.40 ± 20.1 6
  1. aMTF Male to Female, bFTM Female to Male; c domain 1(Physical); d domain 2(Social); e domain 3(Role physical); f domain 4(Role emotional); g domain 5(Mental health); h domain 6(Vitality); I domain 7(Body pain); j domain 8(General health)
  2. &SS Sample Size, *QOL Quality of Life, **Newcastle-Ottawa Scale score