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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study participants

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

Variables Number (%)
Community types
 Urban 1146 (83.4)
 Rural 229 (16.6)
Age groups
 18– 24 729 (53.0)
 25–34 503 (36.6)
 35–44 99 (7.2)
 ≥ 45 44 (3.2)
Current marital status
 Married 7 (0.5)
 Widowed/divorced/separated 18 (1.3)
 Never married 1334 (97.2)
 Refuse to answer 16 (1.2)
Formal education attained
 Primary (0–6 years) 307 (22.3)
 High school (7–12 years) 943 (68.6)
 Higher education (>12 years) 125 (9.1)
Main occupations
 Unemployed 64 (4.7)
 Hair dresser/beautician 482 (35.1)
 Office worker (government/private company staff) 50 (3.6)
 Labor/farmer 241 (17.5)
 Seller 149 (10.8)
 Entertainment worker 203 (14.8)
 Student 108 (7.9)
 NGO staff 34 (2.5)
 Other 44 (3.2)
Average monthly income in past six months (USD)
 < 100 351 (25.6)
 100–199 530 (38.6)
 200–299 266 (19.3)
 ≥ 300 226 (16.5)
  1. Abbreviations: NGO, non-governmental organization; USD, United States dollar; IQR, interquartile range