Table 4

Migrants’ initiation into sex work and their continuation of sex between places of origin and destination

Prakasam district

Azamgarh district


Sex worker

Casual unpaid partner

Any partner#

Sex worker

Casual unpaid partner

Any partner#


%

%

%

%

%

%


Total sample size

633

633

633

639

639

639

Migrants who never had sex

75.0

44.9

42.0

75.9

54.1

48.8

Migrants who initiated sex in place of origin

9.8

42.5

43.4

7.5

42.7

43.7

Migrants who initiated sex in place of destination

15.2

12.6

14.5

16.6

3.1

7.5

p-value

<0.001

<0.001

<0.001

<0.001

<0.001

<0.001

Number who initiated sex in place of origin

62

269

275

48

273

279

Had sex in destination after initiating at place of origin [total]

59.7

39.4

46.9

49.0

23.5

47.7

Had sex in destination only

19.4

6.7

6.9

29.2

2.6

9.0

Had sex both in destination and in origin during their migration

40.3

32.7

40.0

18.8

20.9

38.7

Had sex in only origin areas during their migration

16.1

39.4

32.7

43.8

53.1

35.5

Did not have sex in any area during migration after they first had sex before migration

24.2

21.2

20.4

8.3

23.4

16.9

Number who initiated sex in place of destination

96

80

92

106

20

48

Had sex in destination areas only but not in origin

45.8

56.3

54.4

85.9

75.0

79.2

Had sex in both destination and origin areas

54.2

43.8

45.7

14.2

25.0

20.8


# Sex either with sex worker and/or casual unpaid female partner.

Saggurti et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 6):S6   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S6-S6

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