HIV Prevalence, Risk Behavior, Hormone Use and Surgical History Among Transgender Persons in Thailand

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While Male-to-female transgender persons (TG) are believed to often engage in sex work and have high HIV infection risk, little is known about demographics, surgical and hormone use history, risk behaviors and HIV prevalence. Between March and October 2005, 474 TG from Bangkok, Chiangmai, and Phuket were surveyed using venue-day-time sampling. Of 474… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10461-010-9850-5

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@article{Guadamuz2010HIVPR, title={HIV Prevalence, Risk Behavior, Hormone Use and Surgical History Among Transgender Persons in Thailand}, author={Thomas Ebanan Guadamuz and Wipas Wimonsate and Anchalee Varangrat and Praphan Phanuphak and Rapeepun Jommaroeng and Janet M. McNicholl and Philip A. Mock and Jordan W. Tappero and Frits van Griensven}, journal={AIDS and Behavior}, year={2010}, volume={15}, pages={650-658} }