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Table 2 The level of education and knowledge about human trafficking

From: Public perception of human trafficking: a case study of Moldova

Dependent Variables Independent Variable: Years of education
less 9 years 9–12 13–15 16+
People of what gender Can be trafficked?
P < .042
 Females 21% 28% 43% 33%
 Males 2% 0% 0% 0%
 Any gender 77%* 72% 57% 67%
People of what age Can be trafficked?
P < .88
 Young 20% 22% 26% 22%
 Mature 20% 20% 26% 19%
 Any age 60% 57% 47% 59%
How often do you hear About this problem?
P < .002
 Weekly 46% 48% 37% 28%
 Monthly 44% 32% 22% 33%
 Yearly 10%* 20% 41% 39%
How many trafficking types Can you enumerate?
P < .034
 1 type 10% 13% 7% 15%
 2 types 38% 27% 50% 23%
 3 types+ 53% 59% 44% 63%*
  1. Note: Sample size =300. Cell entries are results of descriptive statistics (crosstabulations)
  2. *p<.05; **p<.01; ***p<.001