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Depression, sexual behavior, and HIV treatment outcomes among transgender women, cisgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil and Thailand: a short report.

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Poteat, TC; Celentano, DD; Mayer, KH; Beyrer, C; Mimiaga, MJ; Friedman, RK; Srithanaviboonchai, K; Safren, SA; HPTN 063 Study Team,
Published in: AIDS Care
March 2020

One in five transgender women (TW) are living with HIV, yet little has been published about their health outcomes. We analyzed data from TW (n = 37), cisgender women (CW, n = 165), and cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM, n = 151) in Thailand and Brazil. We hypothesized: (1) TW will have higher odds of depressive symptoms, lower odds of condom use and greater odds of a detectable viral load compared to MSM and CW; and (2) TW will have lower odds of condom use and higher odds of detectable viral load. We found that TW had higher odds of depression (OR 2.2, 95%CI: 1.0, 4.8, p = 0.04) and were less likely than MSM (22% v. 42%, p = 0.01) to use condoms with partners of unknown serostatus. In multivariable models, TW had lower odds than MSM of using condoms with partners with unknown serostatus (OR 0.38, 95%CI: 0.15, 0.90) and CW had lower odds than MSM of using condoms with HIV-negative partners (0.60 [0.38, 0.95], p = 0.029). We found no significant differences in detectable viral load. Disaggregating data by gender is important to understand factors that contribute to viral suppression and HIV transmission risk among people living with HIV.

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AIDS Care

DOI

EISSN

1360-0451

Publication Date

March 2020

Volume

32

Issue

3

Start / End Page

310 / 315

Location

England

Related Subject Headings

  • Young Adult
  • Viral Load
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Transgender Persons
  • Thailand
  • Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • Sexual Partners
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Public Health
  • Male
 

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Poteat, T. C., Celentano, D. D., Mayer, K. H., Beyrer, C., Mimiaga, M. J., Friedman, R. K., … HPTN 063 Study Team, . (2020). Depression, sexual behavior, and HIV treatment outcomes among transgender women, cisgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil and Thailand: a short report. AIDS Care, 32(3), 310–315. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2019.1668526
Poteat, Tonia C., David D. Celentano, Kenneth H. Mayer, Chris Beyrer, Matthew J. Mimiaga, Ruth K. Friedman, Kriengkrai Srithanaviboonchai, Steven A. Safren, and Steven A. HPTN 063 Study Team. “Depression, sexual behavior, and HIV treatment outcomes among transgender women, cisgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil and Thailand: a short report.AIDS Care 32, no. 3 (March 2020): 310–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2019.1668526.
Poteat, Tonia C., et al. “Depression, sexual behavior, and HIV treatment outcomes among transgender women, cisgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil and Thailand: a short report.AIDS Care, vol. 32, no. 3, Mar. 2020, pp. 310–15. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/09540121.2019.1668526.
Poteat TC, Celentano DD, Mayer KH, Beyrer C, Mimiaga MJ, Friedman RK, Srithanaviboonchai K, Safren SA, HPTN 063 Study Team. Depression, sexual behavior, and HIV treatment outcomes among transgender women, cisgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil and Thailand: a short report. AIDS Care. 2020 Mar;32(3):310–315.

Published In

AIDS Care

DOI

EISSN

1360-0451

Publication Date

March 2020

Volume

32

Issue

3

Start / End Page

310 / 315

Location

England

Related Subject Headings

  • Young Adult
  • Viral Load
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Transgender Persons
  • Thailand
  • Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • Sexual Partners
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Public Health
  • Male