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Table 2 Respondents’ monthly income levels and source of income

From: Rapid situational assessment of people who inject drugs (PWID) in Nairobi and coastal regions of Kenya: a respondent driven sampling survey

Region Mombasa   Nairobi   All  
  Number % Number % Number %
Income in Ksh.
 Up to 6000 67 21.6 75 28.3 142 24.7
 6–15,000 125 40.3 94 35.5 219 38.1
 16–40,000 103 33.2 86 32.5 189 32.9
 45–50,000 14 4.5 9 3.4 23 4.0
Source of income
 Temporary work 191 55.4 158 53.6 349 54.5
 Self-employed 49 14.2 46 15.6 95 14.8
 Theft, robbing or stealing 51 14.8 39 13.2 90 14.1
 Regular job with pay 10 2.9 17 5.8 27 4.2
 Spouse, partner, relative or friend’s income 11 3.2 8 2.7 19 3.0
 Sex work 10 2.9 9 3.1 19 3.0
 Other 23 6.7 18 6.1 41 6.4