Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of CDWs and controls (n%)

IndiaPhilippines
CDWsControlsCDWsControls
GenderMale55 (11)55 (11)25 (13)90 (45)
Female445 (89)445 (89)174 (87)110 (55)
Age<12 years10 (2)25 (5)2 (1)2 (1)
12–15 years356 (71)388 (77)71 (36)132 (66)
16–18 years134 (27)87 (17)124 (62)66 (33)
Migration statusFamily in area415 (83)500 (100)65 (33)154 (79)
Born in area335 (68)453 (91)63 (33)54 (27)
Home situationParents live together332 (66)348 (69)136 (68)133 (66)
Parents separated65 (13)42 (8.9)25 (12)30 (15)
Parents apart for work44 (8.8)46 (9.2)3 (1.5)9 (4.5)
One parent dead50 (10)56 (11)24 (12)20 (10)
Both parents dead4 (0.8)2 (0.4)01 (0.5)
  • CDW, child domestic worker.