HIV Prevalence and Sexual Behaviors Among Transgender Women in Tehran, Iran

  title={HIV Prevalence and Sexual Behaviors Among Transgender Women in Tehran, Iran},
  author={S. Moayedi-Nia and L. Taheri and Negin Hosseini Rouzbahani and M. Rasoolinejad and Rana Nikzad and Mehrdad Eftekhar Ardebili and M. Mohraz},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
To date, no study has looked at the prevalence of HIV and the high-risk behaviors among transgender women in Iran. Between May 2013 and February 2014, 104 transgender women were recruited for participation in this study. Inclusion criteria consisted of having an official letter from the Tehran Psychiatric Institute, or a well-known psychiatrist, that showed a diagnosis of gender dysphoria and/or completed Gender-Affirming Surgery at least 6 months prior to this study. Of the 104 participants, 2… Expand
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