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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of migrant sex workers (N = 39) in Tecún Umán, Guatemala

From: Influence of indoor work environments on health, safety, and human rights among migrant sex workers at the Guatemala-Mexico Border: a call for occupational health and safety interventions

Variable n (%)
Age, in years (median, inter-quartile range) 27 (24–33)
Marital Status
 Single 30 (76.9%)
 Married/Common-law 5 (12.8%)
 Widow 2 (5.1%)
 Divorced/Separated 2 (5.1%)
Education
 None 5 (12.8%)
 Primary school or less 21 (53.9%)
 Some secondary/finished secondary school 5 (12.8%)
 Some prep school or higher 8 (20.5%)
Place of service, last 6 months  
 Formal entertainment establishment (bar, casa cerrada) 27 (69.2%)
 Informal entertainment establishment (cantina, botanero) 10 (25.6%)
 Hotel/motel 7 (17.9%)
Posesses a sex work permit 27 (69.2%)
Country of origin
 Internal Guatemalan migrant 21 (53.8%)
 Honduras 9 (23.1%)
 El Salvador 3 (7.7%)
 Nicaragua 4 (10.3%)
 Mexico 2 (5.1%)
Time in current city, in years (median, inter-quartile range) 1 (0.13–4)
  1. NOTE: Data are no. (%) of participants, unless otherwise indicated