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Table 1 Characteristics of sexually active transwomen participants (n = 235) and their sexual partners in the last 6 months (n = 575)

From: Sexual mixing and the risk environment of sexually active transgender women: data from a respondent-driven sampling study of HIV risk among transwomen in San Francisco, 2010

Transwomen participant demographics and behaviors n mean (%) (SD)
Age, mean (SD) 41 (10.7)
Gender Identity   
 Female 112 (47.7)
 Transfemale 123 (52.3)
Race/Ethnicity   
 African American/black 73 (31.1)
 Asian or Pacific Islander 15 (6.4)
 Latina/Hispanic 72 (30.6)
 White 36 (15.3)
 Other 39 (16.6)
Injection drug use   
 No 162 (68.9)
 Yes 73 (31.1)
HIV Status   
 Negative 131 (55.7)
 Positive 104 (44.3)
Any Unprotected Anal Intercourse with sexual partners   
 No 147 (62.6)
 Yes 88 (37.5)
Sexual partner demographics and behavior  
Age, mean (SD) 34.8 (10.6)
Gender Identity   
 Male 537 (93.4)
 Female 17 (3.0)
 Transwoman 13 (2.3)
 Transman 3 (0.5)
 Other/Did not specify 5 (0.9)
Race/Ethnicity  
 African American/black 183 (31.8)
 Asian or Pacific Islander 15 (2.6)
 Latino/Hispanic 134 (23.3)
 White 195 (33.9)
 Other 48 (8.4)
Relationship with participant   
 Primary 151 (26.3)
 Casual 322 (56.0)
 Commercial 102 (17.7)
Meeting site   
 On the street, park or public place 225 (39.1)
 Introduced by friends 67 (11.7)
 Internet 62 (10.8)
 Bar 57 (9.9)
 Other 164 (28.5)
Injection drug use   
 No 520 (90.4)
 Yes 55 (9.6)
HIV Status   
 Positive 241 (41.9)
 Negative 68 (11.8)
 Unknown 266 (46.3)
Same HIV-status as participant   
 No 353 (61.4)
 Yes 222 (38.6)
Same race as participant   
 No 365 (36.5)
 Yes 210 (63.5)
Unprotected Anal Intercourse with participant   
 No 452 (78.6)
 Yes 123 (21.4)