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Table 2 Female Condom Use with Different Sexual Partners among Participants of Different Characteristics in Three Chinese cities, 2013, N = 312

From: Short-term acceptability of female condom use among low-fee female sex workers in China: a follow-up study

Variables Total Price Education
N (%) ≤30 31–50 > 50 P value Illiterate/ primary school Secondary school and higher P value
FC use with new clients      0.252    0.006
 Yes 119 (38.1) 33 (37.1) 48 (43.2) 38 (33.9)   88 (43.8) 31 (27.9)  
 No 193 (61.9) 56 (62.9) 63 (56.8) 74 (66.1)   113 (56.2) 80 (72.1)  
Number of used FCs with new clients      0.031    0.003
 ≤2 279 (89.4) 76 (85.4) 96 (86.5) 107 (95.5)   172 (85.6) 107 (96.4)  
 > 2 33 (10.6) 13 (14.6) 15 (13.5) 5 (4.5)   29 (14.4) 4 (3.6)  
FC use with regular clients      0.000    0.000
 Yes 220 (75.3) 77 (88.5) 80 (78.4) 63 (61.2)   158 (83.2) 62 (60.8)  
 No 72 (24.7) 10 (11.5) 22 (21.6) 40 (38.8)   32 (16.8) 40 (39.2)  
Number of FCs used with regular clients      0.000    0.000
 ≤2 223 (76.4) 47 (54.0) 79 (77.5) 97 (94.2)   132 (69.5) 91 (89.2)  
 > 2 69 (23.6) 40 (46.0) 23 (22.5) 6 (5.8)   56 (30.5) 11 (10.8)  
Future willingness to use free FCs      0.004    0.462
 Yes 116 (42.5) 44 (49.4) 42 (37.8) 30 (34.5)   81 (44.0) 35 (39.3)  
 No 157 (57.5) 45 (50.6) 69 (62.2) 57 (65.5)   103 (56.0) 54 (60.7)