Table 2

Perceived collective efficacy and community support by level of active participation in interventions and membership of sex worker collectives in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

Did not attend meeting/training, % (n/N)Attended meeting/training, % (n/N)p ValueDoes not belong to a self-help group, % (n/N)Belongs to a self-help group, % (n/N)p ValueDoes not belong to a sex work collective, % (n/N)Belongs to a sex work collective, % (n/N)p Value
Chennai
 Perceived collective efficacy17.8 (46/279)46.9 (58/131)<0.00124.6 (88/374)40.4 (16/36)0.10425.4 (104/410)
 Perceived community support91.0 (252/279)98.6 (129/131)0.00592.6 (345/374)100 (36/36)0.18893.3 (381/410)
Rest of Tamil Nadu
 Perceived collective efficacy14.3 (92/588)35.3 (357/1034)<0.00121.7 (255/1140)41.9 (194/482)<0.00125.4 (479/1450)46.0 (74/172)<0.001
 Perceived community support68.1 (401/588)82.3 (843/1034)<0.00173.7 (826/1140)85.4 (418/482)0.00176.0 (1099/1045)86.1 (145/172)0.010
Mumbai
 Perceived collective efficacy16.4 (215/1240)33.3 (127/356)<0.00116.6 (259/1429)51.2 (83/167)<0.00119.4 (313/1539)39.7 (29/57)0.026
 Perceived community support31.9 (407/1240)34.3 (129/356)0.49131.9 (475/1429)36.9 (62/167)0.27831.1 (492/1539)62.5 (45/57)0.038
Rest of Maharashtra
 Perceived collective efficacy42.1 (242/578)52.1 (186/351)0.01445.4 (398/871)53.5 (30/58)0.24845.7 (418/911)55.5 (10/18)0.412
 Perceived community support59.2 (338/578)73.9 (259/351)<0.00165.9 (570/871)48.5 (27/58)0.00964.8 (586/911)61.1 (11/18)0.743