Table 1

Demographic, socioeconomic and interpersonal characteristics (n = 311)
N %
Age
15-19 101 32.5
20-24 144 46.3
25+ 66 21.2
Monthly income in ETB 1 USD = 17.5 ETB
<1000 87 28.0
1000-2999 168 54.0
3000+ 56 18.0
Education
None 47 15.1
Primary 203 65.3
Secondary or higher 61 19.6
Religion
Orthodox 282 90.7
Muslim 22 7.1
Catholic, Protestant and other 7 2.2
Ethnic group
Oromo 131 42.1
Amhara 108 34.7
Tigraway 24 7.7
Guragie 22 7.1
Welaita 12 3.9
Other 14 4.5
Marital status
Never married 216 69.5
Divorced/separated/widowed 95 30.6
Children
Yes 103 33.1
No 208 66.7
Number of children (among those with children)
1 89 86.4
2+ 14 13.6
Current main occupation
Sex worker 304 97.8
Waitress 7 2.2
Sex work establishment type
Bar 77 24.8
Nightclub 82 26.4
Hotel 152 48.9
Mean SD
Total partners in past week (all types) 3.0 1.8
Number of regular clients in past week 1.3 5.0
Number of new clients in past week 2.3 5.7
Months working in sex work 22.4 20.7
Months living in Adama 33.5 47.8

Mooney et al.

Mooney et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:771   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-771

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