|Background characteristics of female sex workers by experience of violence and mobility status in Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Characteristics||Total sample (%)||Experienced violence in the past one yeara||Mobility for sex work in the past one yearb|
|No (%)||Yes (%)||p-value||No (%)||Yes (%)||p-value|
|Age (in years)|
|Experienced violence in the past one yeara|
|Mobility for sex work in the past one yearb|
|Duration of sex work (in years)|
|Have a regular non-paying partner|
|Primary place for entertaining clientsc|
|Client volume per week|
a Physically beaten or forced to have sexual intercourse by any individual against their will in past one year.
b Travelled outside their current place of residence and practiced sex work during their visit in past one year.
c Home-based includes home and rented room; brothel-based includes brothel, dhaba, bar/night club and lodge; public place includes park, street, cinema hall, bus stand, railway station and vehicle.
Ramesh et al.
Ramesh et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:764 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-764