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Table 3 Self-reported risk behaviours & problems among IDU by sex work status

From: Drug use and risk behaviours among injecting drug users: a comparison between sex workers and non-sex workers in Sydney, Australia

  Sex workers % (n = 22) Non-sex workers % (n = 132)
borrowed needles in past month 14 5
lent needles in past month 23 11
last injected in public place in past month 36 26
usually injected in public place in past month 23 28
injection related problems past month 86* 55
attended mental health professional past 6 months 32 25
property crime in past month 32 31
drug dealing in past month 36 36
arrested in past 12 months 50 49
  1. *significant at p < 0.05