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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)