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Table 2 Gender identity and hormone use experiences of the study participants

From: HIV prevalence, risky behaviors, and discrimination experiences among transgender women in Cambodia: descriptive findings from a national integrated biological and behavioral survey

Variables Number (%)
Self-identified
 Female 580 (42.2)
 Third gender 786 (57.2)
 Uncertain 8 (0.6)
Frequency of dressing up as a woman
 All the time 660 (48.0)
 Not all the time 715 (52.0)
Ever used hormone/non-hormone substances 618 (45.0)
 Pill 561 (40.8)
 Injection 252 (18.3)
 Skin patches 192 (14.0)
How hormone/non-hormone substance hormone were injected
 Self-injection 17 (6.5)
 Injected by skilled personnel 177 (67.8)
 Injected by non-skilled personnel 67 (25.7)
Ever shared needles when injecting beauty substances 20 (3.2)
Ever had operation to change any parts of your body to become a woman 127 (9.2)
  1. Abbreviations: NGO, non-governmental organization