Another New Slide Deck: RWHAP Transgender Clients

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Another slide deck on HIV health outcomes has been released this Spring by HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau: Transgender Clients Served by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, 2020.

The set's 18 slides summarize demographic characteristics and viral suppression rates for transgender clients, as compiled in 2020 calendar year from client level data system of the RWHAP. In summary:

  • 2.1% of RWHAP clients identify as transgender (of the 561,129 clients with a reported gender)
  • Of the 11,609 RWHAP transgender clients, 87.6% are transgender women
  • The majority of RWHAP transgender clients are 25-44 years of age and Black/African American
  • Rates of unstable and temporary housing are higher in comparison to the overall RWHAP population
  • As with the overall RWHAP client population, transgender client rates have steadily improved, going from 61.5% to 84.5% (2010 to 2020); the overall RWHAP rate was 89.4% in 2020
  • RWHAP transgender client viral suppression rates are lowest among those 20–24 years old (73.9%), 25–29 years old (79.0%); and those with temporary housing (77.2%) and unstable housing (71.6%) 

Access our resources on Transgender People featuring SPNS Transgender Women of Color Initiative Intervention Manuals

 

 

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