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Table 5 Mean responses to attitude measures (n = 67)

From: Barriers to the dissemination of four harm reduction strategies: a survey of addiction treatment providers in Ontario

Item Mean
How do you feel about providing clean needles to drug users? 9.03
How do you think other therapists at your agency feel (about needle exchange)? 8.42
How do you think (needle exchange) would be viewed by your community? 4.90
How do you feel about nonabstinence as a treatment goal for some clients? 9.04
How do you think other therapists at your agency feel (about nonabstinence)? 8.60
How do you think (nonabstinence) would be viewed by your community? 5.97
How do you feel about offering methadone treatment as a treatment option? 8.19
How do you think other therapists at your facility feel (about methadone)? 7.81
How do you think methadone treatment would be viewed by your community? 4.79
How do you feel about providing free condoms to clients in treatment facilities? 9.46
How do you think other therapists at your facility feel (about providing free condoms)? 9.39
How do you think providing free condoms would be viewed by your community? 6.51
  1. Scores range from 0 to 10 with higher scores indicating more positive attitudes.