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Table 3 Sexual behaviors of the study participants with biological women and men

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

Sexual behaviors Number (%)
Ever had sex with a woman (lifetime) 117 (8.5)
Ever had sex with a woman in the past 12 months 30 (25.6)
Type of female sexual partners in the past 12 months
 Female commercial partners 0 (0.0)
 Female non-commercial partners 20 (66.7)
 Both (commercial/non-commercial) 10 (33.3)
Role in anal sex with a man
 Insertive 29 (2.2)
 Receptive 1145 (87.5)
 Both 135 (10.3)
Had anal sex with a man, past 3 months 1183 (86.0)
Median number of male partners in past 3 months (IQR) 3 (1–7)
Used condom at last anal sex 732 (61.9)
Anal sex with male non-commercial partners in past 3 months 1122 (85.7)
Median number of male non-commercial partners in past 3 months (IQR) 3 (1–5)
Condom use in anal sex with male non-commercial partner in past 3 months
 Not always 697 (62.1)
 Always 425 (37.9)
Reason for not using condoms with male non-commercial partner in the past 3 months
 We are in a relationship 438 (62.8)
 He/she is not HIV/STI infected 216 (31.0)
 Too high to use condom 37 (5.3)
 No condom available 189 (27.1)
 Feel better without condom 146 (20.9)
 I am HIV-infected 2 (0.3)
 I penetrated, so I am not at risk 4 (0.6)
 Partner refused 119 (17.1)
 Other 11 (1.6)
Had sex with a male commercial partner in the past 12 months 410 (29.8)
Median number of male commercial partners in the past 3 months (IQR) 3 (1–8)
Condom use with male commercial partners in the past 3 months
 Not always 164 (40.0)
 Always 246 (60.0)
Reasons for not using condoms with male commercial partners
 We are in a relationship 59 (32.6)
 She is not HIV/STI infected 25 (13.8)
 Too high to use condom 17 (9.4)
 No condom available 72 (39.8)
 Feel better without condom 39 (21.6)
 I penetrated, so I am not at risk 1 (0.6)
 Partner refused 54 (29.8)
 Other 7 (2.2)
  1. Abbreviation: HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; IQR, interquartile range; STI, sexually transmitted infection