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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of young female sex workers in Dar es Salaam

From: Recruitment using respondent driven sampling, risk behaviors assessment and willingness of young female sex workers (18–25 years) in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania to participate in HIV vaccine trials

VariablesWeighted frequency %,nN
(95% CI)
Age (years)  600
District of Residence  600
Marital status  598
Level of education  600
 No formal education17.2(0.139–0.204)107 
 Primary education60.7(0.57–0.65)364 
 Ordinary Secondary21.1(0.18–0.25)124 
 Vocational schools0.7(−0.0004–0.01)3 
People participants were living with  600
 Sex agent/Pimp0.9(0.001–0.02)5 
Period of Living in current residence  598
 0-6 M16.6(0.14–0.20)95 
 6-12 M35.4(0.32–0.39)203 
 > 12 M48(0.44–0.52)300