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Table 1 Social demographic and sexual behavioral characteristics of participants among FSW in Southern China, 2018 (N = 1207)

From: Uptake and correlates of chlamydia and gonorrhea testing among female sex workers in Southern China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Gonorrhea testing in the past 12 months n (%) Chlamydia testing in the past 12 months n (%) Total
No
(n = 1117)
Yes
(n = 90)
P No
(n = 1082)
Yes
(n = 125)
P
Age (years)    < 0.001    < 0.001  
 18–25 182(16.3) 19(21.1)   177(16.4) 24(19.2)   201(16.7)
 26–29 356(31.9) 13(14.4)   345(31.9) 24(19.2)   369(30.6)
 30–34 299(26.8) 15(16.7)   292(27) 22(17.6)   314(26.0)
  ≥ 35 280(25.1) 43(47.8)   268(24.8) 55(44.0)   323(26.7)
Workplace    0.040    0.003  
 Middle tier 128(11.5) 4(4.4)   128(11.8) 4(3.2)   132(10.9)
 Low tier 989(88.5) 86(95.6)   954(88.2) 121(96.8)   1075(89.1)
Ethnicity    0.002    0.004  
 Han 1011(90.5) 72(80.0)   980(90.6) 103(82.4)   1083(89.7)
 Non-Han 106(9.5) 18(20.0)   102(9.4) 22(17.6)   124(10.3)
Marital status    < 0.001    0.004  
 Not married 315(28.2) 26(28.9)   303(28) 38(30.4)   341(28.3)
 Married 717(64.2) 45(50.0)   700(64.7) 62(49.6)   762(63.2)
 Divorced or widowed 84(7.5) 19(21.1)   78(7.2) 25(20.0)   103(8.5)
Household registration   0.071    < 0.001  
 Local city 75(6.7) 11(12.2)   67(6.2) 19(15.2)   86(7.1)
 Other cities in this province 168(15.0) 17(18.9)   153(14.1) 32(25.6)   185(15.3)
 Other provinces 874(78.2) 62(68.9)   862(79.7) 74(59.2)   936(77.6)
Monthly income (USD)   0.017    0.001  
  < $500 260(23.3) 33(36.7)   246(22.7) 47(37.6)   293(24.3)
 $500–$1000 644(57.7) 42(46.7)   627(57.9) 59(47.2)   686(56.8)
  > $1000 213(19.1) 15(16.7)   209(19.3) 19(15.2)   228(18.9)
Education level    0.669    0.272  
 Illiterate or elementary school 287(25.7) 27(30.0)   284(26.2) 30(24.0)   314(26.0)
 Junior high school 737(66) 56(62.2)   713(65.9) 80(64.0)   793(65.7)
 High school and above 93(8.3) 7(7.8)   85(7.9) 15(12.0)   100(8.3)
Length of time working in current location < 0.001    < 0.001  
 1 year and above 665(59.5) 73(81.1)   634(58.6) 104(83.2)   738(61.1)
 6–12 months 267(23.9) 15(16.7)   264(24.4) 18(14.4)   282(23.4)
  < 6 months 184(16.5) 2(2.2)   183(16.9) 3(2.4)   186(15.4)
Average number of clients in the past month < 0.001    < 0.001  
  < =30 626(56.0) 32(35.5)   612(56.5) 46(36.8)   658(54.5)
 31–60 352(31.5) 51(56.7)   333(30.8) 70(56.0)   403(33.4)
  > 60 139(12.4) 7(7.8)   137(12.7) 9(7.2)   146(12.1)
Consistent condom uses with clients in the past month 0.969    0.099  
 No 387(34.6) 31(34.4)   383(35.4) 35(28.0)   418(34.6)
 Yes 730(65.4) 59(65.6)   699(64.6) 90(72.0)   789(65.4)
Providing anal sex for clients < 0.001    < 0.001  
 No 903(80.8) 57(63.3)   889(82.2) 71(56.8)   960(79.5)
 Yes 214(19.2) 33(36.7)   193(17.8) 54(43.2)   247(20.5)
Regular partner (boyfriend or husband) 0.153    0.015  
 No 273(24.4) 16(17.8)   270(25) 19(15.2)   289(24.0)
 Yes 843(75.5) 74(82.2)   811(75) 106(84.8)   917(76.0)
HIV testing in the past 12 months < 0.001    < 0.001  
 No 782(70.0) 31(34.4)   773(71.4) 40(32.0)   813(67.4)
 Yes 335(30.0) 59(65.6)   309(28.6) 85(68.0)   394(32.6)
Syphilis testing in the past 12 months < 0.001    < 0.001  
 No 778(69.7) 33(36.7)   777(71.8) 34(27.2)   811(67.2)
 Yes 339(30.3) 57(63.3)   305(28.2) 91(72.8)   396(32.8)
STD symptoms in the past 12 months < 0.001    < 0.001  
 No 665(59.5) 11(12.2)   659(60.9) 17(13.6)   676(56.0)
 Yes 452(40.5) 79(87.8)   423(39.1) 108(86.4)   531(44.0)
Smoke in the past 12 months 0.646    0.049  
 No 909(81.4) 75(83.3)   874(80.8) 110(88.0)   984(81.5)
 Yes 208(18.6) 15(16.7)   208(19.2) 15(12.0)   223(18.5)
Sexual abuse in the past 12 months < 0.001    < 0.001  
 No 1030(92.2) 69(76.7)   1018(94.1) 81(64.8)   1099(91.1)
 Yes 87(7.8) 21(23.3)   64(5.9) 44(35.2)   108(8.9)