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Table 1 Sample by participant socio-demographic characteristics

From: A community-based qualitative study on the experience and understandings of intimate partner violence and HIV vulnerability from the perspectives of female sex workers and male intimate partners in North Karnataka state, India

Socio-demographic characteristic Category Female participants Male participants
Total   23 15
Age 21-29 14 3
30-39 5 9
40+ 4 3
Religion and caste Hindu, Scheduled caste 23 4
Hindu, General caste 0 10
Muslim 0 1
Employment status Only sex work 2 NA
Agricultural or labour work 21 4
Non-labour work 0 11
Educational level None 21 4
Primary 2 3
Secondary 0 6
Any higher education 0 2
Marital status Unmarried 19 2 (1 lived with family, 1 with IP)
Married 1 (registered marriage with IP) 13 (12 married to other women, 1 had registered marriage with IP)
Cohabiting with partner 3 0