Table 1

Demographic characteristics and injection risk behaviours over the past 6 months
Male 72.2%
Never married 54%
Completed < high school 53%
Employed full or part time 5.6%
Not employed or disabled 86.1%
Self-employed 7.6%
Average 6 month income all sources $4,000
Depressed/hopeless past 30days 55%
Moves 0 to 2 times 54%
Injected crack 80%
Injected opiates 83%
Injected outside 78%
Slept outdoors 51%
HIV positive (self-reported) 3%
Hepatitis C positive (self-reported) 53%
Re-used a needle 21%
Reused water 19%
Reused a cooker 37%
Re-used a filter 18%

Strike et al.

Strike et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1058   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1058

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