Table 3

Multivariable logistic regression results: correlates of state discrimination in the context of COVID-19 in a global sample of LGBTQ+ persons, Global COVID-19 Disparities Survey 2020

Discrimination based on sexual orientation and/or gender identityDiscrimination from police and/or militaryDiscrimination from government representativesDiscrimination from health providers
ORaOR95% CIORaOR95% CIORaOR95% CIORaOR95% CI
Sexual orientation
HeterosexualRefRefRefRefRefRefRefRef
Gay1.831.82*1.053.170.981.27*1.051.801.731.89*1.043.453.073.45**1.239.72
Lesbian1.451.410.044.851.360.850.272.702.251.890.635.652.762.520.5012.87
Bisexual1.361.300.732.280.770.720.391.321.071.130.612.092.582.74**0.967.81
Queer/asexual/
pansexual/
questioning
1.932.00*1.073.720.780.620.321.191.531.30*1.212.472.912.52**0.867.36
Gender
Cisgender womanRefRefRefRefRefRefRefRef
Transmasculine4.33.480.259.721.561.330.772.280.910.750.4511.250.840.790.431.43
Transfeminine3.62.630.1351.560.690.710.222.260.690.790.302.090.890.990.342.93
Cisgender man5.44.120.2567.670.830.990.731.330.630.660.510.860.520.57***0.420.78
Non-binary4.754.150.2569.381.011.070.971.611.131.27*0.891.851.141.65***1.011.78
Disability
Yes0.660.66*0.52831.541.38***1.121.711.351.210.991.481.621.35**1.071.71
NoRefRefRefRefRefRef
Immigrant
Yes1.821.56*1.281.911.661.101.141.541.741.64***1.322.032.351.83***1.322.52
NoRefRefRefRefRefRefRef
Ethnic minority
Yes0.941.000.841.181.381.32***0.861.411.621.47***1.291.691.691.62***1.381.91
NoRefRefRefRefRefRefRefRef
Age
≤20RefRefRefRefRefRefRefRef
21–301.171.300.961.770.880.950.731.230.950.960.7621.210.680.73**0.570.96
31–401.141.320.981.790.740.850.661.100.660.70***0.550.880.490.56***0.430.74
41–501.171.360.991.860.490.60***0.450.790.420.47***0.360.600.310.38***0.280.51
51–600.91.120.801.580.280.42***0.300.600.280.33***0.240.450.180.25***0.170.37
61+0.741.090.701.710.150.25***0.130.480.070.09***0.050.190.030.04***0.0140.18
City
Rural area1.171.10.811.500.780.710.510.990.770.820.621.101.041.030.731.48
Small city or suburbRefRefRefRefRefRef
Large or capital city1.321.221.051.411.511.45***1.251.671.571.50***1.321.711.451.37***1.161.622
Ability to meet basic needs
Fairly or very wellRefRefRefRefRefRef
Somewhat1.191.14*0.971.341.81.50***1.301.721.791.62***1.431.831.671.55***1.321.81
Not at all or slightly1.181.28*1.061.532.312.08***1.782.422.021.80***1.572.072.372.02***1.712.39
  • *P≤0.05; **p≤0.01; ***p=0.0.

  • aOR, adjusted OR; LGBTQ+, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer.