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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample (N = 14)

From: Alone against the danger: a study of the routine precautions taken by voluntary sex workers to avoid victimisation

Gender Cisgender female: n = 8; Transgender female: n = 6
Age Average: 34.7 years old; Median: 35.5 years old
Country of origin Romania: n = 5; Bulgaria: n = 2; Switzerland: n = 2; Colombia: n = 2;
Brazil: n = 1; Ecuador: n = 1; Dominican Republic: n = 1
Education level Primary: n = 5; Secondary: n = 4; Apprenticeship: n = 1; University: n = 4
Experience in sex work Average: 5.1 years; Median 4 years
Min: 1 year; Max: 15 years
Place of work Outdoors n = 5; Indoors n = 4; Combined n = 5
Legal status regarding sex work law Legal n = 7; Illegal n = 7
Victimisation Threats n = 8
Verbal aggression n = 7
Sexual assaults n = 6