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Table 3 Perceived behavior and frequency change among a sample of people who inject drugs at a supervised injecting facility since its opening in Copenhagen, Denmark ( n= 41)

From: Self-reported changes in drug use behaviors and syringe disposal methods following the opening of a supervised injecting facility in Copenhagen, Denmark

Characteristic n (%)
Any perceived behavior change 31 (75.6)
 Less rushed/stressful 26 (63.4)
 Less injecting outdoors 23 (56.1)
 No longer share needles 22 (53.7)
 Clean injection site more often 18 (43.9)
 Easier to get vein first time 16 (39.0)
 Reuse own needles less often 11 (26.8)
 Use clean water more often 11 (26.8)
 No longer need help injecting 6 (14.6)
 Other 3 (7.3)
Perceived frequency change  
 No change 27 (65.9)
 Decreased (inject less often) 5 (12.2)
 Increased (inject more often) 2 (4.9)
 Unsure 4 (9.8)
  1. Note: n’s do not sum to 41 and proportions do not sum to 100% due to missing values or where participants endorsed more than one option.
  2. Note: all data collected between February and August, 2013.