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Table 1 Typology of sex work in Nagaland, based on usual place of solicitation and sex (n = 417)

From: HIV risks vary according to type of sex work in a cross-sectional survey from Nagaland, India

Typology Category n %
Usual place of solicitation Public place 187 44.8
Phone 84 20.1
Home 79 18.9
Rented room/lodge 39 9.4
Other 28 6.7
Usual place of sex Rented room/lodge 250 60.0
Home 121 29.0
Public place 24 5.8
Other 22 5.3
Place of solicitation and place of sex combined Public place to rented room/lodge 132 31.7
Home to home 67 16.1
Phone to rented room/lodge 64 15.3
Rented room/lodge to rented room/lodge 36 8.6
Public place to home 31 7.4
Public place to public place 20 4.8
Phone to home 16 3.8
Other 51 12.2