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Table 1 Demographic, socioeconomic and interpersonal characteristics (n = 311)

From: Work-related violence and inconsistent condom use with non-paying partners among female sex workers in Adama City, Ethiopia

  N %
Age   
15-19 101 32.5
20-24 144 46.3
25+ 66 21.2
Monthly income in ETB 1 USD = 17.5 ETB   
<1000 87 28.0
1000-2999 168 54.0
3000+ 56 18.0
Education   
None 47 15.1
Primary 203 65.3
Secondary or higher 61 19.6
Religion   
Orthodox 282 90.7
Muslim 22 7.1
Catholic, Protestant and other 7 2.2
Ethnic group   
Oromo 131 42.1
Amhara 108 34.7
Tigraway 24 7.7
Guragie 22 7.1
Welaita 12 3.9
Other 14 4.5
Marital status   
Never married 216 69.5
Divorced/separated/widowed 95 30.6
Children   
Yes 103 33.1
No 208 66.7
Number of children (among those with children)   
1 89 86.4
2+ 14 13.6
Current main occupation   
Sex worker 304 97.8
Waitress 7 2.2
Sex work establishment type   
Bar 77 24.8
Nightclub 82 26.4
Hotel 152 48.9
  Mean SD
Total partners in past week (all types) 3.0 1.8
Number of regular clients in past week 1.3 5.0
Number of new clients in past week 2.3 5.7
Months working in sex work 22.4 20.7
Months living in Adama 33.5 47.8