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Table 1 Demographics of IDU by sex work status

From: Drug use and risk behaviours among injecting drug users: a comparison between sex workers and non-sex workers in Sydney, Australia

  Sex workers % (n = 22) Non-sex workers % (n = 132)
female 77 23
transgender 0 0
Age (M) 32 33
Years education (M) 8.9 9.7
ATSI 59** 28
not engaged in other employment 96 85
homeless 5 12
prison history 64 68
in drug treatment past 6 months 68 66
currently in drug treatment 45 47
criminal activity main income past month 0 28
  1. **significant at p < 0.01