Table 1

Drug use among Karen villagers in the past one yeara

Village A

Village B



Drug use

Male

(n = 174)

Female

(n = 182)

Total

(n = 356)

Male

(n = 100)

Female

(n = 92)

Total

(n = 192)

Grand total

(n = 548)



n

%

n

%

n

%

n

%

n

%

n

%

n

%


Methamphetamine usec

34

19.5

5

2.7

39

11.0

15

15.0

0

0.0

15

7.8

54

9.9

Opium usec

16

9.2

2

1.1

18

5.1

11

11.0

3

3.3

14

7.3

32

5.8

Marijuana usec

18

10.3

0

0.0

18

5.1

3

3.0

0

0.0

3

1.6

21

3.8

Heroin usec

11

6.3

0

0.0

11

3.1

2

2.0

0

0.0

2

1.0

13

2.4

Any of 4 drugsb use

41

23.6

7

3.8

48

13.5

22

22.0

3

3.3

25

13.0

73

13.3

Methamphetamine non-used

7

4.0

2

1.1

9

2.5

7

7.0

3

3.3

10

5.2

19

3.5

Non-drug use

130

74.7

174

95.6

304

85.4

74

74.0

88

95.7

162

84.4

466

85.0

Missing data

3

1.7

1

0.5

4

1.1

4

4.0

1

1.1

5

2.6

9

1.6

Drug injection

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0

1

1.0

0

0.0

1

0.5

1

0.2


aProportion of missing data varied from 0.5 to 6.7%

bMethamphetamine, opium, marijuana, or heroin

cIncluded multiple use

dIncluded multiple use except for methamphetamine

Kobori et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:11   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-11

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