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Table 1 Distribution of respondents by background characteristics (N = 488)

From: Sexual practices, sexual behavior and HIV risk profile of key populations in Nigeria

Variables Female Sex Worker (FSW)
n = 188
Men who have Sex with Men (MSM)
n = 145
Person Who Inject Drugs (PWID)
n = 155
TOTAL
N = 488
P value
N % n % n % N %
Gender
 Male 0 0.0 139 95.9 137 88.4 276 56.6 < 0.001
 Female 188 100.0 0 0.0 18 11.6 206 42.2
 Transgender 0.0 0.0 6 4.1 0 0.0 6 1.2
State
 Akwa-Ibom 43 22.9 33 22.8 49 31.6 125 25.6 0.002
 Benue 67 35.6 29 20.0 29 18.7 125 25.6
 Enugu 37 19.7 46 31.7 39 25.2 122 25.0
 Nasarawa 41 21.8 37 25.5 38 24.5 116 23.8
Marital Status
 Currently Married 12 6.4 13 9.0 27 17.4 52 10.7 < 0.001
 Divorced 20 10.6 0 0.0 4 2.6 24 4.9
 Widowed 26 13.8 1 0.7 1 0.6 28 5.7
 Separated 43 22.9 1 0.7 5 3.2 49 10.0
 Never married 71 37.8 104 71.7 102 65.8 277 56.8
 Others 16 8.5 26 17.9 16 10.3 58 11.9