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In Sweden, which is one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in the world, is the suicide rate among people who have undergone sex reassignment surgery higher than that of the general public?

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Per a 2011 paper published in the journal PLoS One, a long-term population-based controlled study of 324 sex-reassigned persons in Sweden found that the suicide rate was 19 times higher for these individuals than the general population. This result has a confidence interval of 5.8-62.9.

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