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LATEST HIV ESTIMATES AMONG TRANSGENDER WOMEN — CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

Apr 17, 2019 by

4.17.19 — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/dcl/dcl/041719.html

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“Transgender women and men are at high risk for getting HIV. According to current estimates, about 1 in 7 (14%) transgender women have HIV, and the percentage is much higher among black/African American (44%) and Hispanic/Latina (26%) transgender women.* An estimated 3% of transgender men have HIV.”

14% transgender women have HIV (1 out of 7 transgender women)

44% transgender black/African American women (4 out of 10 transgender women)

26% transgender Hispanic/Latina women (over 1 out of 4 transgender women)

3% transgender men have HIV (3 out of 100 transgender men)

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