Establishment-based SW (N= 231) Street-based SW (N=45) p value
Mean age 26 ± 6 31 ± 9  
Education     1.000
    Primary School 6.5 4.4  
    Secondary/high School 93.5 95.6  
Married/Living with main partner 28.6 15.6 0.095
Mean Age at first sex for cash (years)     0.032
<16 12.1 16.3  
17-18 20.2 20.9  
19-24 46.2 25.6  
≥ 25 21.1 34.9  
Number of partners in the past 4 weeks:     0.557
0-4 35.4 16.3  
5-9 22.9 30.2  
≥ 10 40.8 53.5  
Condom Use at last sex with:      
New paying partner 97.4 97.8 0.884
Regular paying partner 90.0 93.3 1.000
Main (Non -paying) partner 20.8 33.3 0.166
Social Vulnerability      
Slept outdoor 19.9 17.8 0.839
History of being raped 22.1 17.8 0.691
Substance use      
Daily alcohol 54.6 24.4 <0.001
Injection drug 0.0 2.2 0.163
Crack/cocaine 0.43 0.0 1.000
Marijuana 63.2 46.7 0.029
Ecstasy 34.6 6.7 <0.001
Number of parishes worked in past 6 months     0.000
1 parish 33.3 73.3  
 ≥ 2 parishes 66.7 26.7  
Exposure to interventions      
Attended HIV/AIDS education session in the past 6 months 43.7 77.8 <0.001
Talked with MOH outreach worker 82.3 95.6 0.024
Had HIV test but not in last year 18.6 6.7 0.030
HIV test in the last year 69.3 82.2 0.030
Never had HIV test 12.1 8.9 0.030
HIV Prevention knowledge      
Sex with one uninfected partner can prevent HIV 84.4 76.6 0.604
Consistent condom use can prevent HIV 84.4 87.4 0.185
Can get HIV from mosquito bites 4.4 13.0 0.262
Can get HIV from sharing meal 8.9 10.4 0.164
Healthy person can have HIV 97.8 94.4 0.823
Table 1: Demographic characteristics and risk profile of Sex Workers by site of recruitment (N=276)
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