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Table 2 The comparison of syringe sharing between drug use-related variables

From: Needle and syringe sharing among Iranian drug injectors

    Syringe sharing P value
    Count Percent  
Dominant drug usage Opioium Yes 47 23.6% <0.001
  No 702 37.1%  
Amphetamines Yes 12 15.6% <0.001
  No 737 36.6%  
Heroin Yes 331 41.3% <0.001
  No 418 32.4%  
Purified Heroin Yes 202 35.9% 0.943
  No 547 35.8%  
Norjesic Yes 109 35.6% 0.937
  No 640 35.9%  
First place of drug use Own home, home of friends, student home   338 32.1% 0.003
  Roofless public places   225 40.7%  
  Roofed public places   95 36.3%  
First situation of drug use Specific situations(family party, friends party, mourning ceremony, gatherings with friends)   559 35.5% 0.524
Without Specific situation   187 37.1%  
What was the most important event that leaded you to first use? Specific events(work related, familial/domestic, educational)   360 38.6% 0.029
Without Specific event   376 34%  
Most important reason for beginning drug use Pleasure/enjoyment, recreation, Konjkavi   402 34% 0.033
Without pleasure/enjoyment   343 38.6%  
First person who suggested you to use substance Family or relatives   149 42.2% 0.015
Friends   377 35.5%  
Assistants   45 31.5%  
Others   52 29.5%  
Without mover   96 32.0%