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Table 2 FSW experience of violence in past year by exposure to HIV prevention program components1

From: Violence against female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India: impact on health, and reductions in violence following an intervention program

  Not Beaten or raped past year % (n = 3439) Beaten or raped past year % (n = 413) Crude OR (95% CI) P value (Wald test) Adjusted OR2 (95% CI) P value (Wald test)
Ever visited by a peer educator 89.6 84.9 0.65 (0.43, 0.97) 0.04 0.65 (0.44, 0.97) 0.04
Ever visited the drop-in centre 65.8 66.9 1.05 (0.79, 1.39) 0.7 1.08 (0.80, 1.44) 0.6
Ever visited the project sexual health clinic 68.1 59.0 0.67 (0.53, 0.86) 0.002 0.73 (0.56, 0.96) 0.02
Ever received "grey pack"3 53.0 50.2 0.89 (0.70, 1.14) 0.4 0.92 (0.72, 1.18) 0.5
Ever witnessed a condom demonstration 62.9 54.7 0.71 (0.55, 0.93) 0.01 0.81 (0.60, 1.09) 0.2
Condom breakage in past month 11.3 21.9 2.20 (1.69, 2.86) <0.001 1.93 (1.46, 2.57) <0.001
  1. 1Data from the integrated behavioural and biological assessments
  2. 2Models adjusted for survey round, age, marital status, residency, migrant, duration sex work, place entertain clients, clients per week, and regular partner.
  3. 3The "grey pack" comprises one gram of azithromycin and 400 mg of cefixime, and is used for the presumptive treatment of chlamydia and gonorrhea.