Sexual risk behavior and substance use among a sample of Asian Pacific Islander transgendered women.

@article{Operario2005SexualRB,
  title={Sexual risk behavior and substance use among a sample of Asian Pacific Islander transgendered women.},
  author={Don Operario and Tooru Nemoto},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={430-43}
}
We examined the prevalence and correlates of HIV-related sexual risk and substance use behaviors among Asian Pacific Islander (API) male-to-female (MTF) transgendered individuals, referred to here as API transgendered women. As part of a larger study on HIV risk among transgendered women of color (Nemoto, Operario, Keatley, Han, & Soma, 2004), a sample of 110 API transgendered women in San Francisco completed individual interviews, of which 13% reported being HIV-positive. In the past 30 days… CONTINUE READING

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