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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Mental health service responses to human trafficking: a qualitative study of professionals’ experiences of providing care

  Total (n = 130) Adults (n = 95) Children (n = 35)
Gender    
 - Female 101 (77.7) 76 (80) 25 (71.4)
 - Male 29 (22.3) 19 (20) 10 (28.6)
Region of origin    
 - Europe 22 (16.9) 22 (23.2) -
 - Africa 65 (50) 47 (49.5) 18 (51.4)
 - Asia 27 (20.8) 16 (16.8) 11 (31.4)
 - Other 13 (10) 8 (8.4) 5 (14.3)
 - Unknown 3 (2.3) 2 (2.1) 1 (2.9)
Age    
 - 8–11 6 (4.6) - 6 (17.1)
 - 12–15 11 (8.5) - 11 (31.4)
 - 16–17 18 (13.8) - 18 (51.4)
 - 18–25 48 (36.9) 48 (50.5) -
 - 26–33 35 (26.9) 35 (36.8) -
 - 34+ 12 (9.2) 12 (12.6) -
Type of exploitation    
 - Sexual 67 (51.6) 55 (57.9) 12 (34.3)
 - Domestic servitude 22 (16.9) 10 (10.5) 12 (34.3)
 - Other 8 (6.2) 8 (8.4) -
 - Unknown 33 (25.4) 22 (23.2) 11 (31.4)
Route of referral    
 - A&E 34 (26.2) 28 (29.5) 6 (17.1)
 - GP 36 (27.7) 31 (32.6) 5 (14.3)
 - Other health 29 (22.3) 22 (23.2) 7 (20)
 - Police/courts 7 (5.4) 5 (5.3) 2 (5.7)
 - Other 23 (17.7) 6 (6.3) 15 (42.8)
 - Unknown 3 (2.3) 3 (3.2) 0