More than 75% of a sample of Puerto Rican transwomen had used hormones; some via injection or w/ pills

Among a sample of transgender women in Puerto Rico, more than 75% had used hormones. Among those who used hormones, about half reported using injectable hormones or combining these with pills. 25% of the sample had injected liquid silicone, and this was most often performed by an injection specialist or inyeccionistas. Such operations may be done illicitly or not safely. (T. Neilands, CAPS/PRC)

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