Table 1

Cohort characteristics at recruitment

Characteristic

N


Male (%)

794

543 (68.4)

Born in Edinburgh (%)

794

530 (66.7)

Mean age (SD, min-max) at first injection

606*

19.9 (5.1, 11-41)

Mean age (SD, min-max) at recruitment

606

26.7 (6.3, 16-52)

Mean years (SD, min-max) first injection to recruitment

606

6.9 (5.7, 0-28)

Recruited within 5 years of injection onset (%)

606

306 (50.5)


* Only 606 cohort members had information on age of first injection

Macleod et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-101

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