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Table 1 Characteristics of quantitative sample of FSWs living with HIV (n = 211)

From: Exploring peer navigation and support in the quality of HIV care experiences of female sex workers in the Dominican Republic

  Number Percent
Sociodemographic Characteristics
Age (median, IQR) 41 (35, 46)
Education
 Primary or less 129 61.1
 Secondary or more 82 38.9
Relationship Status
 Without a partner 124 58.8
 With a partner 87 41.2
 Reported having children 199 94.3
Occupational Characteristics and Risk Factors
 Years in sex work^ (median, IQR) 19 (12, 26)
 Experienced any GBV in the past 6 months 28 13.3
Substance use while working to meet clients
 Rarely or never 73 34.6
 Sometimes 65 30.8
 Always or almost always 73 34.6
HIV care continuum
 Received any HIV medical or clinical care 210 99.5
 Currently on ART 203 96.2
ART Adherence in the past 4 days
 No 42 20.7
 Yes 161 79.3
Viral suppression (< 400 copies/mL)
 Not suppressed 50 23.8
 Virally suppressed (< 400 copies/mL) 160 76.2
  1. ^ n = 210