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Table 1 Demographic and substance use characteristics of the sample of persons who inject drugs

From: ‘Treat my whole person, not just my condition’: qualitative explorations of hepatitis C care delivery preferences among people who inject drugs

  Overall (n = 40)
Age (Median, IQR) 37, 32–45
Gender
 Man 26 (65%)
 Woman 13 (33%)
 Non-binary (assigned male at birth) 1 (3%)
Race
 American Indian/Alaska Native 7 (18%)
 Asian 1 (3%)
 African American/Black 1 (3%)
 White 21 (53%)
 Multiple races 5 (13%)
 Other race(s) 5 (13%)
Hispanic ethnicity 7 (18%)
Housing status
 Stably housed 8 (20%)
 Not stably housed 32 (80%)
Drug(s) used at last injection episode
 Heroin, alone 14 (35%)
 Methamphetamine, alone 4 (10%)
 Heroin and methamphetamine 15 (38%)
 3 or more drugs in combination 7 (17.5%)
Days injected in past month (Median, IQR) 30, 25–30
Injecting episodes on an average day (Median, IQR) 4,
3–4
Years injecting drugs (Median, IQR) 11.5, 5–18
Years aware of HCV diagnosis (Median, IQR) 2, 0.5–7