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Table 1 Patient Demographics: Recent MMTP entrants who injected drugs in the past 6 months

From: Sterile syringe access and disposal among injection drug users newly enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristic Participants (n = 35)
No.(%)
Age,  
   mean (range) 38 (19–61)
Sex  
   Men 19 (54.3)
Ethnicity  
   Hispanic 26 (74.3)
   African American 5 (14.3)
   Caucasian 4 (11.4)
HIV positive* 11 (31.4)
HCV positive* 24 (68.6)
Time in treatment  
   2–4 weeks 33 (94.3)
   5–8 weeks 2 (0.6)
Recent injection drug use  
   Injected in past week 18 (51.4%)
   Injected in past month 28 (80.0%)
  1. *Self-reported