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Table 3 Change in residence, working location, and behaviors during the follow-up cohort study among the 270 female sex workers included, stratified by HIV and drug using status.

From: Mobility, risk behavior and HIV/STI rates among female sex workers in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan Province, China

Variables HIV positive (N = 47) HIV negative (N = 223) Pvalue Drug users (N = 63) Non-drug users
(N = 207)
Pvalue Higher risk venue
(N = 107)
Lower risk venue
(N = 163)
Pvalue
Change residence during follow-up Yes 22 (46.8) 150 (67.3) < .01 28 (44.4) 144 (69.6) < .01 59 (55.1) 113 (69.3) 0.02
  No 25 (53.2) 73 (32.7)   35 (55.6) 63 (30.4)   48 (44.9) 50 (30.7)  
Frequency of changing residence in one year   1.8 2.4 0.18 1.4 2.5 < .01 1.9 2.5 0.09
Months of providing sexual services in one year   10.6 10.7 0.88 11.1 10.6 0.22 11.3 10.3 < .01
Average number of working locations in one month   1.4 1.2 0.11 1.5 1.1 < .01 1.5 1.1 < .01
Average number of clients in one month   17.7 10.7 < .01 21.1 9.1 < .01 19.2 7.1 < .01
Used condoms with every client in previous year Yes 30 (63.8) 158 (70.8) 0.34 37 (58.7) 151 (72.9) 0.03 59 (55.1) 129 (79.1) < .01
  No 17 (36.2) 65 (29.2)   26 (41.3) 56 (27.1)   48 (44.9) 34 (20.9)  
Condoms were provided at the working locations Yes 30 (63.8) 139 (62.3) 0.85 41 (65.1) 128 (61.8) 0.64 61 (57.0) 108 (66.3) 0.12
  No 17 (36.2) 84 (37.7)   22 (34.9) 79 (38.2)   46 (43.0) 55 (33.7)  
Earnings per client   86.7 130.2 < .01 90.5 131.9 < .01 81.6 150.2 < .01
Months of working in two or more locations   4.4 3.8 0.35 5.0 3.6 0.03 4.7 3.4 0.02
Had primary work location Yes 18 (38.3) 113 (50.7) 0.12 32 (50.8) 99 (47.8) 0.68 57 (53.3) 74 (45.4) 0.21
  No 29 (61.7) 110 (49.3)   31 (49.2) 108 (52.2)   50 (46.7) 89 (54.6)  
Changed primary work location Yes 4 (22.2) 36 (31.9) 0.58 8 (25.0) 32 (32.3) 0.51 18 (31.6) 22 (29.7) 0.82
  No 14 (77.8) 77 (68.1)   24 (75.0) 67 (67.7)   39 (68.4) 52 (70.3)  
Earnings per month aside from sexual services   270.3 530.4 < .01 328.5 532.8 < .01 265.1 629.5 < .01
Had regular sex partner Yes 34 (72.3) 156 (67.0) 0.74 42 (66.7) 148 (71.5) 0.46 76 (71.0) 114 (69.9) 0.85
  No 13 (27.7) 67 (30.0)   21 (33.3) 59 (28.5)   31 (29.0) 49 (30.1)  
Months per year of having sex with regular partner   4.7 6.4 0.55 7.8 7.1 0.46 7.7 6.9 0.41
Consistently used condoms with regular partner Yes 12 (35.3) 26 (16.7) 0.01 8 (19.0) 30 (20.3) 0.86 14 (18.4) 24 (21.1) 0.66
  No 22 (64.7) 130 (83.3)   34 (81.0) 118 (79.7)   62 (81.6) 90 (78.9)