Strolling Away

APPENDIX 1 - Research Questions and Tables

APPENDIX 1 - Research Questions and Tables

Table 1 - How many times did you leave the street?
Variable Total Combined Male Sample Female Sample
1-4 times 37% 20% 40%
5-9 times 32% 0% 36%
10-15 times 16% 40% 15%
Over 15 times 13% 20% 9%
Never 2% 20% 0%
Total 100% 100% 100%


Table 2 - What made you want to square up and leave?
Variable Total Combined Male Sample Female Sample
Pregnant 5% 0% 6%
Enough stress/pressure 24% 0% 27%
Drug abuse 5% 20% 3%
Opportunity/stability 5% 20% 3%
Family pride/self esteem 11% 20% 9%
Violence/deaths/bad date 47% 20% 52%
Never left 3% 20% 0%
Total 100% 100% 100%


Table 3 - What made you want to go back?
Variable Total Combined Male Sample Female Sample
Money/survival 37% 40% 37%
Pump/street energy 5% 0% 6%
Self esteem/street value 11% 0% 12%
Some services/turf wars 3% 0% 3%
Non-judgmental support 13% 40% 9%
Man/pimp/forced to 17% 0% 21%
Drugs 11% 0% 12%
Never left 3% 20% 0%
Total 100% 100% 100%


Table 4 - What could have prevented you from going back each time?
Variable Total Combined Male Sample Female Sample
Not having the demand everywhere 8% 0% 9%
Lack of support had it might of worked sooner 26% 0% 30%
Lack of options/more options/money 16% 20% 15%
Boredom 10% 20% 9%
Safety/if I had felt safer 3% 0% 3%
Lack of self worth/vision after the street 18% 40% 15%
Too risky to walk away totally/risk to leave 16% 0% 19%
Never left 3% 20% 0%
Total 100% 100% 100%


Table 5 - When was your last trick?
Variable Total Combined Male Sample Female Sample
Don’t remember my last date 21% 0% 24%
I wasn’t sure it was my last date 24% 20% 24%
Remember date, but not who 10% 0% 13%
You commit to the process of leaving, so the details are irrelevant 39% 60% 36%
You control the time and date, you leave so no real clear details 3% 0% 3%
Never left 3% 20% 0%
Total 100% 100% 100%


Table 6 - What made you decide it was your last trick?
Variable Total Combined Male Sample Female Sample
Paranoid/lack of trust/safety fear 16% 0% 18%
I didn’t fit in/I was pushed into it 5% 0% 6%
The drugs/I couldn’t take it 5% 20% 3%
New life/relationship/someone close/alternative 21% 20% 21%
Pregnant 16% 0% 18%
Enough was enough/enough exploitation 29% 40% 28%
Couldn’t make the money 5% 20% 6%
Never left 3% 0% 0%
Total 100% 100% 100%

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