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Table 1 Baseline Social, Demographic, and sexual Characteristics of female sex workers (n = 3,791) and men having sex with men (n = 822) who completed at least three months of PrEP

From: Increased condom use among key populations using oral PrEP in Kenya: results from large scale programmatic surveillance

Variable FSW (n = 3,791)
Median (IQR) or
Number (percent)
MSM (n = 822)
Median (IQR) or
Number (percent)
Age
 Up to 20 395 (10%) 134 (16%)
 21 to 24 783 (21%) 307 (37%)
 25 to 30 1,274 (34%) 227 (28%)
 31 to 34 560 (15%) 64 (8%)
 35 and over 779 (21%) 90 (11%)
Marital status
 Never married 2,379 (63%) 700 (85%)
 Married/cohabiting 410 (11%) 82 (10%)
 Divorced/separated/widowed 984 (26%) 40 (5%)
Lives with a partner who is HIV positive 95 (3%) 22 (3%)
Self-reported history of infection with a sexually transmitted infections (in the past 6 months) 236 (6%) 56 (7%)
Reports having sex under the influence of alcohol and drugs (Once in the past 30 days) 1,351 (36%) 323 (39%)
Self-reported consistent condom use (in the past 30 days) 2,621 (69%) 531 (65%)
Used post exposure prophylaxis more than once in the past six months before beginning PrEP 173 (5%) 19 (2%)
Recent history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or gender based violence (GBV) 49 (1%) 12 (1%)
Has a sex partner(s) whose HIV status is unknown to them but they consider him/her to be at a high risk of HIV 2,985 (79%) 682 (83%)
Health facility type
 Public/private 201 (5%) 27 (3%)
 Drop-in Centre 3,590 (95%) 795 (97%)
Geographical cluster
 Coast 1,263 (33%) 210 (26%)
 Lake 1,224 (32%) 367 (45%)
 Nairobi 1,304 (34%) 245 (30%)