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Table 4 FSW experience of violence in the past year at baseline and follow-up surveys1

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

  Beaten or raped past year     
  Baseline % (n) Follow-up % (n) Crude OR (95% CI) P value (Wald test) Adjusted OR2 (95% CI) P value (Wald test)
Overall 13.0 (1882) 9.0 (1970) 0.66 (0.51, 0.85) 0.001 0.70 (0.53, 0.93) 0.01
Belgaum 8.2 (386) 10.9 (402) 1.37 (0.78, 2.39) 0.2 1.31 (0.71, 2.43) 0.4
Bellary 16.7 (426) 9.6 (410) 0.53 (0.31, 0.91) 0.02 0.45 (0.27, 0.75) 0.002
Shimoga 17.9 (394) 8.6 (406) 0.43 (0.27, 0.70) 0.001 0.36 (0.19, 0.69) 0.002
Bangalore Urban 9.5 (676) 6.9 (752) 0.70 (0.44, 1.11) 0.1 0.73 (0.47, 1.15) 0.2
  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.