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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants at baseline

From: The impact of a microsavings intervention on reducing violence against women engaged in sex work: a randomized controlled study

  HIVSRR control group (n = 50) HIVSRR + microsavings treatment group (n = 57) Total (n = 107) χ 2 or t
n (%) or M (SD) n (%) or M (SD) n (%) or M (SD)
Age 37.7 (9.3) 35.7 (9.3) 36.6 (9.3) 1.12
Level of education     3.76
 Primary or none 5 (10.0) 3 (5.2) 8 (7.4)  
 Secondary 32 (64.0) 46 (80.7) 78 (72.8)  
 More than secondary 13 (26.0) 8 (14.0) 21 (19.6)  
Has intimate partner 21 (42.0) 28 (49.1) 49 (45.8) 0.54
Years in sex work 5.7 (4.8) 6.9 (5.6) 6.4 (5.2) −1.18
Sex work as main income source (yes) 46 (92.0) 53 (92.9) 99 (92.5) 0.04
AUDIT scores     3.65
 Zone I (0–7) 10 (20.0) 12 (21.1) 22 (20.5)  
 Zone II (8–15) 8 (16.0) 15 (26.3) 23 (21.4)  
 Zone III (16–19) 6 (12.0) 10 (17.5) 16 (14.9)  
 Zone IV (20–40) 26 (52.0) 20 (35.1) 46 (42.9)